The Negative Effects of “Wine Mom Culture”

Over the past couple years, “wine mom culture” has become quite trendy. You may have seen it on display while shopping at major retail stores, plastered across your social media feed or even picking up your kids from school. Graphic  t-shirt with witty phrases and internet memes that pair the daily ins and outs of… Continue reading The Negative Effects of “Wine Mom Culture”

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Alcoholism: 3 Common Health Problems Associated with it

  Drinking alcohol does not only destroy a person’s personal life, but it can also wreak havoc on their physical health. Someone who has been abusing alcohol or has symptoms of alcoholism for many years can often end up with chronic health problems that are difficult to treat. Alcoholism-related diseases are all too common, especially… Continue reading Alcoholism: 3 Common Health Problems Associated with it

Alcohol Consumption on the Rise in US Women

Drinking and alcohol abuse are traditionally considered a problem among adult men but studies are showing dramatic increases in alcohol consumption by women in the US. Recent studies show that women are quickly catching up to men in how much and how often they drink alcohol. Women are now at an increasing risk for developing… Continue reading Alcohol Consumption on the Rise in US Women

Almost 18 Million Americans Suffering from Alcoholism

Drinking may be a part of daily life for most Americans but it is more than just a social habit. Alcohol addiction is a major issue in the U.S. and according to recent studies by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence there are about 17.6 million Americans suffering from alcoholism. This means that… Continue reading Almost 18 Million Americans Suffering from Alcoholism

Top 5 Scientific Advancements in Alcoholism

In recent years there have been a lot of progressive changes in the way that we approach alcoholism and treat the illness. Research about addiction provides experts new ideas about what causes alcoholism and the best methods for helping people recover. Scientific advancements in alcoholism are shedding light on how we can use new techniques… Continue reading Top 5 Scientific Advancements in Alcoholism

Misunderstanding Alcoholics

Addiction is one of the most complex and little understood illnesses that millions of Americans suffer from every day. Common views of addiction are often built off false assumptions that a person’s behavior is their own moral failure. misunderstanding alcoholics and other addictions is still too real in our society. The attitude toward addiction is… Continue reading Misunderstanding Alcoholics

My Alcohol Abuse Causes me to Be Unfaithful

Addiction can wreak havoc on your mental and physical health as well as ruin your personal life in ways that you never anticipated. While under the influence of alcohol, people tend to make reckless choices that carry serious consequences. Unfortunately, acts of infidelity are all too common when someone is dealing with an alcohol addiction… Continue reading My Alcohol Abuse Causes me to Be Unfaithful

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

Women are Drinking More Each Year

Although alcoholism is traditionally thought to mostly affect men, women can also be very vulnerable to the addictive nature of alcohol. Recently the number of women who drink more than the recommended amount has been on the rise. A study from last year showed that American women have been drinking more and more throughout the… Continue reading Women are Drinking More Each Year