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
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
Symptoms of Alcoholism: A Complete Guide Alcohol is a legal substance as well as a celebrated part of many cultures, including American culture. This can make it difficult for people to realize when their drinking habits have crossed the line into dangerous alcohol addiction, or when to believe their loved one when they say they… Continue reading Symptoms of Alcoholism: A Complete Guide
Online dating can be complicated enough but for people in recovery it can be difficult to use apps like Tinder. Alcohol is everywhere on these kinds of apps as people may show photos of themselves drinking or want to start off each date with a few drinks. You may not feel comfortable enough to navigate… Continue reading Navigating Dating Apps When Sober
When you get a DUI or undergo a substance abuse-related arrest you might end up facing court-mandated attendance for Court Ordered AA meetings. This usually occurs as an option to help people with addiction issues avoid jail time and rehabilitate themselves instead. AA can be a useful step toward quitting substance abuse and can help… Continue reading What Happens When You Get Court Ordered AA
Although quitting an addiction and setting on a path towards Recovery is a massive change for anyone to go through, it does not always change the way a person acts and behaves in other ways. Simply giving up alcohol can transform your health in many ways but people can often become trapped in the same… Continue reading Your Life Changes in Recovery, but Does Your Personality?
Driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol is a very serious offense and getting a DUI can come with a number of consequences for drivers. Although it is considered a misdemeanor there are many fines and different requirements that drivers with a DUI must deal with as a penalty for their actions. The penalties… Continue reading What Happens After a DUI?
Hollywood has portrayed addiction in different ways on screen, sometimes in a heartbreaking and eye-opening light. Alcoholism is an issue that is often addressed in film as characters battle their struggles with drinking. These are some of the top movies that tell stories about alcoholism and the symptoms of alcoholism. Leaving Las Vegas Nicholas Cage… Continue reading Top Movies About Alcoholism
When someone develops an alcohol addiction, it is more than their own lack of self control that drives them to continue to drink in spite of negative consequences. There are chemical changes in the brain that occur when we drink alcohol and these can cause addiction to develop and perpetuate itself. Dopamine release is one… Continue reading Is Alcohol Abuse Associated with Dopamine Release?