Inpatient vs Outpatient Rehabs: Which is Best for You? Now that you know you need help for your struggle with addiction, it is time to decide whether you want to go to inpatient rehab or outpatient rehab. Searching for “outpatient recovery programs near me” can give you a ton of different results and it can… Continue reading Inpatient vs Outpatient Rehabs: Which is Best for You?
Can Alcohol Make Depression Worse? Depression and alcohol go hand-in-hand. In fact, the prevalence of depression among alcohol-dependent people is high — 63.8%. With such high numbers, it is no secret that depression and alcohol influence each other to make the other worse in the vicious, deadly cycle of addiction. Keep reading to find out… Continue reading Can Alcohol Make Depression Worse?
How to Repair the Damage Done by Alcohol. Your Questions Answered. Making the decision to quit alcohol for good will provide your life and your health with many benefits. Alcohol can cause a lot of damage to an individual’s liver, heart, brain, sleep, weight, and much more. Luckily, once you quit drinking alcohol, many of… Continue reading How to Repair the Damage Done by Alcohol. Your Questions Answered.
How to Tell Friends and Coworkers That You Are In Recovery Now that you are sober, you may start running into situations in which you have to explain to friends and coworkers that you are in recovery. Thanks to the stigma of addiction, this can be uncomfortable or anxiety-provoking for many individuals. The good news… Continue reading How to Tell Friends and Coworkers That You Are In Recovery
Does Alcohol Affect Sleep? Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, which can cause the user to relax and become very sleepy. Don’t let these symptoms of alcohol intoxication fool you — alcohol can disrupt your sleep in a tremendous way. If you are a drinker suffering from insomnia, the culprit just might be your… Continue reading Does Alcohol Affect Sleep?
Refreshing Alcohol-Free Drinks Who doesn’t love having a delicious, refreshing drink while you’re relaxing? Unfortunately, for the many people who suffer from alcohol addiction or are recovering from it, this simple action can be very triggering. However, it is handy to have some great recipes on hand for when you need them. Keep reading for… Continue reading Refreshing Alcohol-Free Drinks
How Alcohol Affects the Digestive System: Alcohol Damage Alcohol is a toxin to the body and, as you drink it, it will affect your body in many ways. These can include your mental health, your cardiovascular system, your brain, and your digestive system. Keep reading to find out more about how alcohol affects the digestive… Continue reading How Alcohol Affects the Digestive System: Alcohol Damage
How to Reverse Damage From Long-Term Alcohol Abuse Years of alcohol abuse can take its toll on the body and cause an array of short- and long-term health issues. Luckily, alcohol abuse is a treatable condition in which you can get your life, and your health, back on track. Keep reading to find out how… Continue reading How to Reverse Damage From Long-Term Alcohol Abuse
Effects of Alcohol on the Liver Years of excessive drinking can wreak havoc on the human body. There are many short-term and long-term effects of drinking alcohol, and perhaps one of the most deadly (and most preventable) can be issues related to the liver. Keep reading to find out more about the effects of alcohol… Continue reading Effects of Alcohol on the Liver
Recovery During the Holidays They are the most wonderful time of the year, however, they can also be the most challenging for individuals who suffer from substance use disorder. Whether it is your first holiday season in recovery or if you’ve been sober for many years, recovery during the holidays has its challenges. Keep reading… Continue reading Recovery During the Holidays