I drink too much – What do I do?
If you find that you drink too much, you can try to stop drinking. Or get an assessment. More tips on how to manage problem drinking here.
Signs and symptoms of alcohol addiction
Signs and symptoms of alcohol addiction include increased tolerance and withdrawal when you stop drinking. More on signs and symptoms of alcohol problems here.
How to treat alcohol addiction
Do you know someone suffering from alcohol addiction? Are you an alcoholic and want to know how to treat alcohol addiction? We review here. Plus, a section at the end for your questions about treating alcohol addiction.
Family therapy for alcoholism and alcohol abuse
Family therapy for alcoholism addresses the group dynamics that can contribute to problem drinking. More here on what you can expect during family therapy for alcohol abuse.
Abstinence vs. harm reduction
Is abstinence the only way to recovery from alcohol addiction? What about harm reduction? And is there room for both approaches? We review these two treatments for alcoholism here.
Sobriety and depression
Living for sobriety will change your life. What can you expect in sobriety if clinical depression is present? More here.
Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?
Experts don’t agree. It is very hard to know if mental illnesses lead to alcoholism or if the physical and social consequences of alcoholism lead to other psychiatric symptoms. More here from psychiatrist Dr. Joel Holiner on the relationship between mental health and alcohol abuse.
What are treatments for alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol addiction?
Treatment for alcoholism includes a medically supervised detox, medications, and psycho-therapeutic interventions. More on treatment for alcohol abuse or addiction to alcohol here.
Can alcoholics drink again?
A true alcoholic may want to drink again. But the reality is that a real alcoholic experiences alcohol cravings when they drink, which only leads to a dead end. More here on why alcoholics should aim to remain abstinent instead.
Hit bottom: alcohol, drug addiction and advice
What does it take to hit bottom? When you hit bottom, what can you do next? Guest writer Julie Stirn explores here.