Dry January

Written by liam on January 18th, 2019

Thousands of Americans will quit drinking this year for “Dry January,” an annual monthlong commitment to sobriety and all its health benefits. Abstaining from alcohol can not only save you some money, but you may also discover some incredible changes to your mind and body after not drinking for an entire month. For many people,…
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Treating Your Addiction to Alcohol

Written by liam on July 10th, 2016

Millions of men and women throughout the nation are fighting with addiction to alcohol. As a less taboo addiction, it is easy for people to live their lives and fuel their addiction without concern from people around them. This is until their addiction progresses to a point where it is damaging their health and life,…
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The affects of Alcoholism on the Family

Written by liam on July 9th, 2016

Alcoholism is known as the family disease. This is because it does not just affect the alcoholic himself but those closest to him. Making the conscious choice to drink alcohol despite the negative effects on one’s health and life, as well as the lives of those around him, defines alcoholism. How Alcoholism Affects the Family…
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Death by Alcohol

Written by liam on June 23rd, 2016

Each year, excessive alcohol use is responsible for 88 thousand deaths in the United States. Excessive drinking is defined as binge drinking, heavy drinking, and any alcohol use by pregnant women or anyone younger than 21. Through education, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is at the frontline of the nation’s efforts to…
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Alcoholism Treatment

Written by liam on June 22nd, 2016

Alcoholism is a deadly disease, if left untreated. It not only affects the alcoholic himself but those closest to him, destroying relationships and trust. If you or a loved one are suffering from alcoholism it is time to put down the bottle and turn to an Alcoholism Treatment Facility for the help needed to change…
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Healing the Mind, Body and Soul From Addiction

Written by liam on April 26th, 2016

Addiction takes a tole on the mind, body and soul. It tears away at everything that was once good in your life until you have nothing left to look forward to except drugs and alcohol. For many people like yourself, it often takes hitting rock bottom to recognize they have a problem with drugs or…
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The Reality of Addiction

Written by liam on April 16th, 2016

Years of drug and alcohol abuse can turn your world upside down. Everything you know and love begins to drift away, leaving you feel hopeless and alone. It often takes getting to this point to see the reality of addiction, to realize there is a problem and you need help to get better. What is…
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Why addiction should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Written by liam on March 10th, 2016

The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that addiction is chronic, relapsing brain disease. It is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. When an addict is using they are not thinking of the repercussion of their actions, they are only thinking about getting high. As our understanding of addiction grows it…
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Overcoming Addiction – How You Can Help a Loved One

Written by liam on January 22nd, 2016

It’s no secret that addictions can tear apart families and relationships. Watching a loved one deal with his or her addiction can be heartbreaking. It can also bring up other emotions like frustration and anger. Many people aren’t certain about what their role should be when it comes to someone else’s addiction. They want to…
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Signs of an Alcoholic

Written by liam on March 25th, 2015

Do you believe that a family member or friend is relying too heavily on alcohol? Are you concerned that this person is exhibiting signs of alcoholism? It can be difficult to differentiate the signs of an alcoholic and the signs of somebody who likes to drink from time to time. How to Know if Someone…
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