What is the Treatment for Alcohol Addiction?

What is the Treatment for Alcohol Addiction?

What is the Treatment for Alcohol Addiction? Alcohol addiction is suffered by an estimated 15 million people in the United States, however, less than 10% of them receive treatment. It can lead to a lifetime struggle, mental health issues, loss of relationships, and even deadly consequences. Proper treatment is the only way to ensure a… Continue reading What is the Treatment for Alcohol Addiction?

Effects of Alcohol on the Liver

Effects of Alcohol on the Liver

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

Symptoms of Alcoholism: A Complete Guide

Symptoms of Alcoholism: A Complete Guide

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

Drugs Addiction Recovery And The Search For Meaning

Robert told me that the first time he remembers thinking about drug addiction recovery, he was just seventeen. He remembers standing in a synagogue on a Friday night, already aware that religion wasn’t for him, and suddenly feeling immense despair. The despair was for the meaning he’d lost, and the idea of a life without… Continue reading Drugs Addiction Recovery And The Search For Meaning

Women Seeking Alcohol Treatment

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that women are less likely to get help for a drinking problem and are more likely to believe the problem will get better on its own. For the women seeking alcohol treatment for themselves, many treatment centers do offer women-only facilities, but often lack fully comprehensive… Continue reading Women Seeking Alcohol Treatment

The Benefits of Outpatient Alcohol Rehab for Long-Term Recovery

Addiction experts have long considered inpatient treatment as the ideal treatment plan. Substance users spend time immersed in a outpatient alcohol rehab, safe from the cravings and triggers they would likely have to contend with in the outside world. All their needs are taken care of and the pressures they face in their normal lives… Continue reading The Benefits of Outpatient Alcohol Rehab for Long-Term Recovery

Hypnotherapy as Alcohol Treatment

There are many different treatment methods that people suffering from addiction can explore. Aside from the more traditional options like Alcoholics Anonymous and talk therapy, a number of alternative approaches can be useful such as hypnotherapy. The use of hypnotherapy for alcoholism and other addictions has a mixed reputation but some people may find it… Continue reading Hypnotherapy as Alcohol Treatment

Drug Abuse and Cultural Sensitivity

Even though there are many factors related to genetics, mental health and other internal traits that cause substance abuse, culture can also play a critical role. The environment in which a person grows up can have a huge impact on how they cope with stress and the type of behaviors they engage in. Certain aspects… Continue reading Drug Abuse and Cultural Sensitivity

Why Women Only Support Groups are Important

Support groups can be tailor-made for specific groups that are struggling with unique issues that they need to talk about in a safe space. In the same way that support groups can focus on certain problems such as alcoholism or abuse, they can also provide support for certain groups of people that need to be… Continue reading Why Women Only Support Groups are Important

The Physical Toll of Alcoholism

When people realize that their alcohol abuse is becoming a problem they are usually dealing with a lot of external consequences to their drinking. They may have hurt their relationships, ended their career, gotten in trouble with the law or ruined their finances. However, many alcoholics are also dealing with physical health issues that they… Continue reading The Physical Toll of Alcoholism