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Category: Alcohol Addiction

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20 May

It’s estimated that the average person makes about 35,000 decisions each day, and each decision carries consequences that can be good or bad. From deciding what foods to eat or movies to watch to more life-altering decisions like a home purchase and career change, a specific part of your brain called the prefrontal cortex manages […]

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09 May

Your drinking secret is far from “safe” when you’re struggling solo. It may feel embarrassing to share your issues concerning alcohol with anyone. It’s totally understandable, especially when you may seem to be doing just fine from an outsider’s perspective. The last thing you want others to know is that you’re not actually holding it […]

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04 April

In the last few years, our world, our communities and even our neighborhoods have changed more than we could have ever envisioned. For some people, this has meant that they have looked for ways to take better care of themselves. But for others, it has meant that the added stress has caused them to look […]

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24 January

Have you ever heard the idea that red wine in moderation can be healthy for you? Many people hear this and then use the concept as a reason to drink. The idea that drinking wine can have some sort of health benefit very often makes people feel okay about drinking a glass or two of […]

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21 January

Sexual Assault and Its Relationship to Alcoholism Although cases of sexual assault have reduced in the past 20 years, it is still a significant challenge in the United States. For every six women, one of them has been sexually abused. On the other hand, for every 33 men, one has been abused sexually. Approximately 63,000 […]

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10 January

We don’t often appreciate the role of sleep in our physical and mental health. A few sleepless nights aren’t typically a cause for much concern, but for those of us struggling with alcohol use disorder, insufficient sleep can contribute to patterns of substance reuse. Proper sleep hygiene is an essential component of good overall health. […]

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05 January

If I had to guess, I’d say that every adult in the world is aware of the existence of drug and alcohol addiction. Some people probably consider it an inevitable social ill. Surely many believe the problems can be eradicated with enough hard work and dedication. I wonder, however, how many people have sat down […]

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26 November

I think we intuitively know that employees are the most productive and efficient when they are sober. However, l many of us have probably had experiences with a co-worker who disappeared too often or had alcohol on his or her breath or manifested impairment in some other way. If we multiply our personal experiences across […]

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17 November

Most people know that using drugs is both dangerous and destructive. But every year, it still happens that millions upon millions of people engage in drinking or drug use for the first time. Could someone you know be among these millions? It’s very possible that someone you know relies on alcohol or one of these types of […]

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02 November

It’s estimated that about 85% of people 18 and over have drunk alcohol at least once in their lifetime, and it is certainly very embedded in American culture. Social drinking is when you engage in alcohol use while in the company friends or family who are also drinking, which is widely accepted as the norm. Other ordinary […]

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