Friday July 25th 2014

alcohol abuse

Can you get high on buprenorphine?

July 16th, 2014

Buprenorphine does not get you high if you use it the right way. While some opioid naive people may experience euphoric effect on buprenrophine, it does not cause strong side effects. More on buprenorphine and its potential for abuse here.

Mixing methadone with alcohol

July 5th, 2014

Methadone and alcohol are two substances that should not be used together. Dangerous complications including respiratory problems, low blood pressure, a weak heart rate, and coma are possible. More on risks of mixing the two here.

Growing up with alcoholic parents

June 29th, 2014

There is so much about alcoholism that brings us to grief. But when we accept that which we cannot understand, we can create room to feel, to live and to thrive. More on how to grow up OUT OF alcoholism here.

Low bottom alcoholics (BOOK REVIEW)

June 4th, 2014

Alcohol addiction advice and stories from someone who’s been there. If you’re an alcoholic, or love an alcoholic, we present the reasons why you should check out The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky here.

Alcohol detox timeline: How long to detox from alcohol?

May 31st, 2014

The regular course of a typical alcohol detox is about three (3) days, but alcohol detox can be prolonged for up to two (2) weeks after cessation of drinking. An alcohol detox timeline here.

Does alcohol get you high?

April 26th, 2014

Yes, alcohol can make you feel euphoric, or “high”. Here, we review how alcohol works to get you high and how to identify problems when drinking.

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How long does alcohol last in the body?

April 15th, 2014

One unit of alcohol stays for about 2 hours in the body after consumption. But can effects of alcohol linger? We review here.

When drinking is a problem

March 29th, 2014

Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself here.

Binge drinking among college students

March 21st, 2014

Binge drinking is associated with a variety of health problems and is related to 1,800 student deaths and about 800K assaults on campuses each year. More stats and strategies for preventing binge drinking among college students here.

How long does alcohol last?

March 16th, 2014

Usually, alcohol remain in the body for about 2 hours, but this depends on several factors. Onset of effects generally occurs 30 minutes after administration…but what happens to the body and brain when you drink? We review more here.

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