Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.
Alcoholism affects entire families, not just a single individual. So what are some common traits of children of alcoholics? And what treatment options exist for those who grew up in alcoholic homes? We review here.
You should consider an alcohol rehab center’s accreditation, effectiveness, and programming type before enrollment. More on each here.
Alcohol addiction ruins lives and causes financial stress. Getting help for alcohol addiction is the first and a necessary step to recovery. Read on to find out how you can get help for your addiction or you can help someone that you care about.
Alcohol withdrawal can present both psychological and physical withdrawal symptoms. This is why it is safest to withdraw from alcohol under medical supervision. More on how to withdraw from alcohol here.
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 include increased tolerance and withdrawal when you stop drinking. More on signs and symptoms of alcohol problems here.
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 addresses the group dynamics that can contribute to problem drinking. More here on what you can expect during family therapy for alcohol abuse.
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.