The Rise of Alcohol Free Bars & Clubs

Written by liam on August 5th, 2016

The drinks look good: vibrant reds and greens; fresh mint and crushed ice bursting from the glass; petals; a rim of salt. The drinks taste good, too. But there is something missing. The soporific burn of alcohol. As anyone coming to the Redemption bar in east London is warned on arrival, these drinks are dry….
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From Drunk or Drugging to Jail: A Strong Possibility

Written by liam on August 3rd, 2016

It’s been said there are only three endings for a lifetime of drug addiction: a mental institution, prison, or death. Facts show this to be awfully true. Of all inmates as of June 2016, 46.3% are incarcerated for drug-related offenses. Over 25% of inmates commit their current offenses in order to obtain drug money. Approximately…
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Peer Pressure and Alcohol

Written by liam on July 22nd, 2016

We have all experienced peer pressure. Maybe we haven’t all experienced it with alcohol, but sometime in all of our lives we felt pressure from a group or one of our peers to do something we might not to otherwise. As an innocent example, take doing ‘the wave.’ Maybe not everyone would stand up and…
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Friends vs. Drinking Buddies

Written by liam on April 15th, 2016

One of the biggest truths you will find out when you get sober is who are really your friends and who are your drinking buddies. For years you were an active alcoholic, surrounding yourself with people who share the same interests as you without judgement, drinking on a regular basis just as you once did….
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Blogging as a Way to Help Quit Alcohol

Written by liam on July 24th, 2014

As you begin your quest to quit alcohol, there are many steps you can take to ensure that you are on the right path. While some people know exactly what they are doing, others struggle to find a plan that will work for them. Sometimes, thinking outside the box is the best decision you can…
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The Role of Social Media in Substance Abuse Recovery

Written by liam on July 21st, 2014

Are you currently recovering from a drug and/or alcohol addiction? If so, you know there is a lot of help to be had along the way, including from medical professionals. No matter if you are quitting cold turkey or have been part of a rehab facility treatment program, you know that your future is bright…
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