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Alcohol in the body: How drinking affects the body and brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

Alcohol in the body: How drinking affects the body and brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

July 20th, 2017

Alcohol is not body-friendly When you drink, you might feel relaxed, confident, and fun to be around. These pleasurable effects cant make it easy for you to push aside the negative consequences of drinking, such as: clouded thinking impaired motor functions poor judgement memory problems reduced coordination slowed reflexes … and the list goes on…negative effects […]

Abuse Vs. Addiction: What’s the Difference?

Abuse Vs. Addiction: What’s the Difference?

June 6th, 2017

A look at the clinical definitions of “substance abuse” and “addiction” with signs of each. Plus, a section on the myths and truths related to using drugs. A basic primer for curious readers here.

2 Confronting a friend with a drinking problem: What should I do?

Confronting a friend with a drinking problem: What should I do?

May 9th, 2017

Practical suggestions for how to talk with a friend about a drinking problem.

2 What are the real dangers of drinking & alcohol abuse?

What are the real dangers of drinking & alcohol abuse?

April 19th, 2017

A deep look into the true harms of alcohol problems…with guidance on its identification and treatment. Learn more about what drinking does to you and then take hope! Alcohol problems have the highest treatment success rate. More here.

The face of alcoholism: Who drinks alcohol? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The face of alcoholism: Who drinks alcohol? (INFOGRAPHIC)

April 4th, 2017

With 1 in 17 Americans abusing alcohol in the U.S., more than 10% of U.S. children live with a parent with alcohol problems. What is the face of a typical alcohol drinker? Learn in this infographic.

2 How to talk about drinking too much

How to talk about drinking too much

December 17th, 2016

If you are concerned about a loved one’s drinking problem, how do you bring it up? Here are a few ideas to help you open up the drinking conversation and ways to prepare for the talk.

Alcoholism: A family disease with a cure BOOK REVIEW

Alcoholism: A family disease with a cure BOOK REVIEW

December 4th, 2016

In How I Became My Father…A Drunk, Bill Brochert tells his transgenerational family story of alcoholism. More on why this book is a page-turner (and we recommend it for your recovery library) like few others. Our thoughts here.

1 Unmanageability: A.A.’s Greatest Contribution to Addiction Treatment

Unmanageability: A.A.’s Greatest Contribution to Addiction Treatment

December 2nd, 2016

A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.

Staying sober: A BOOK REVIEW to motivate your own addiction recovery

Staying sober: A BOOK REVIEW to motivate your own addiction recovery

November 19th, 2016

A personal story of an alcoholic who relapsed many times, but now manages to walk in sober shoes. Check out this book review for renewed hope in addiction recovery.

1 Is alcohol a problem in the UK?

Is alcohol a problem in the UK?

October 22nd, 2016

Why do people drink to excess in the UK? And what can be done about it? A look at the underlying reasons for problem drinking here.
What are alcohol related problems?

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