Rising Alcoholism and The Pandemic It is no secret that alcohol consumption has been rising since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fueled and fanned mainly by a combination of isolation, stress, and lockdown, COVID-19 became the perfect storm for alcohol abuse. Even though it has been about two years since the beginning of the… Continue reading Rising Alcoholism and The Pandemic
Rehab Or Treatment: What’s The Difference and Which One Is Right For You? Treatment for addiction recovery can seem complex, with a million different options. Addiction is a condition that affects everyone differently; therefore, not all treatment methods will work on every person. With so much at stake—relationships, career, health, life, family, and more—it can… Continue reading Rehab Or Treatment: What’s The Difference and Which One Is Right For You?
What Makes Successful Drug and Alcohol Rehab So Challenging For Recovering Addicts? Recovery from drugs and alcohol can be a rocky road. Relapse, triggers, and multiple stays in rehab are realities for many people. Successful drug and alcohol rehab can be challenging for recovering addicts due to various factors. If you are seeking treatment for… Continue reading What Makes Successful Drug and Alcohol Rehab So Challenging For Recovering Addicts?
Alcohol Rehab and Sober Living: Can I Do It? While you’ve made the decision that you need help for your alcohol use disorder, many things about this realization can be frightening. A million thoughts race through your head, such as: What will alcohol rehab be like? Should I go to rehab far away or attend… Continue reading Alcohol Rehab and Sober Living
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