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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Is alcoholism or drug addiction in your family history? Here is how your genetics – and a variety of social and environmental factors -can contribute to developing addictive behaviors. Simple explanations here.
We recently tried WearSmith – the world’s smallest breathalyzer – and present you with our detailed review and results of anecdotal testing here.
There are several ways you can cut back on alcohol. Here, we share five (5) tips with you about how you can quit and why it is good for you in the long run.
Did you know that the harm alcohol causes in the body can directly influence your brain and your psychological health? We explain more here, and you can learn better from graphically shown data.
As a child of alcoholic and addict parent(s) you may not be able to fix mom or dad. But, you can help by helping yourself first. Here is how.