Category: Alcohol

Why You Should Consider a Residential Treatment Program

Addiction is insidious in the way it latches onto you and takes full control of your life. The cycle of use serves to build an ever-increasing tolerance which means you need progressively more and more of the substance just to get by and stave off withdrawal symptoms. It’s a slow-motion…

Alcohol Detox Phase

Alcohol Detox Phase After prolonged use of alcohol, your body becomes accustomed and relies on it to function “normally”. Alcohol is a depressant and the brain will eventually stop naturally producing the chemicals that alcohol contains. Withdrawal symptoms during the alcohol detox phase are your body’s attempting at regulating and…

The Risk of Alcohol Abuse

The Risk of Alcohol Abuse According to a 2017 study by JAMA Psychiatry, one out of every eight Americans struggles with alcohol abuse. These statistics are staggering, given the public health opioid crisis also taking place in the country. Not everyone that ingests alcohol will abuse it, but it is…

Alcohol Awareness Month 2018

Alcohol Awareness Month 2018 Since 1987, April has been deemed Alcohol Awareness Month, sponsored and funded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. The month is dedicated to raising public awareness for alcohol abuse as well as encouraging communities to take action regarding prevention and alcohol-related issues.…

Alcoholism In the Young Adult

Alcoholism in the young adult is possible no matter what kind of background they come from– rich, poor, abusive, not abusive, functional, dysfunctional, it doesn’t matter. The disease of alcoholism is a disease of the mind which can be genetic. Alcoholism in the young adult is very difficult to deal…