Yes, acamprosate can help lessen cravings for drinking and is effective in the treatment of alcoholism. More on this treatment option for alcohol dependence here.
No, you cannot get high on Antabuse. In fact, Antabuse has no euphoric effect. For more details on Antabuse’s mechanism of action, continue reading here.
Following a single dose Antabuse, the body may react to any amount of alcohol for up to 14 days. Plus, Antabuse can stay in the body for a long time. More on the metabolism and excretion if Antabuse from the system here.
How can you make it through the holiday season (and its parties) and still stay sober? 5 Tips from a recovered alcoholic here.
How do you get through the holidays without picking up a drink or getting high? Plan, relax, and set limits. More tips here.
You can help an alcoholic in the process of identifying the problem as well as helping research appropriate treatment options. More on how to do this here.
7 tips on how to get and stay sober from author and licensed psychotherapist, Michael Pond…and the reasons why you might want to consider buying, “The Couch of Willingness”, his new book.
Many people in recovery wonder whether alcohol is off the table for good. Here we examine what drinking in recovery looks like and see what some recovery resources have to say. Then, we invite your comments and feedback at the end.
While most cases of acute detox are over within about a week, detox from alcohol can last anywhere from a few hours to several months. We review the common symptoms that can occur, their risks, and the complete time it takes to go through alcohol detox here.
Doctors recommend that anyone detoxing from alcohol get a full medical assessment first. In fact, going cold turkey off alcohol can put you at risk of harm. More on cold turkey alcohol detox here.