Cravings are an expected and normal part of the process of quitting drinking. Here, we outline three (3) main ways you can address the urge to drink. Your questions are welcomed and invited at the end.
Is someone that you love causing you pain? Let them hit rock bottom. More on this strategy here.
A personal look into how drinking can be a learned behavior in family and social systems. With hope for a solution!
At the moment, over 14% of Alaskans have a problem with drinking. Learn how this organization is facing the problem (and can help YOU with a solution) for alcohol here.
Is your loved one drinking too much? The experts at Allies in Recovery explain how the CRAFT model can help your family identify and intervene into alcoholic situations.
When you quit drinking, the guilt of your past actions can stifle growth. How can you move out of the self-judgment? Practical suggestions here.
Tactics and expertise on how to assess possible drinking problems in yourself or a loved one. Plus, advice in cases when drinking moderation DOESN’T work. More from experts Allies in Recovery here.
Yes, Nalmefene can be used to treat alcoholism. Nalmefene works by reducing the positive reward effect of alcohol and affects its sedative and dysphoric properties. More here on Nalmefene as a treatment for alcohol addiction (with a section for your questions at the end).
How do you convince someone that they need help for a drinking problem if their world has not yet fallen apart? Help, tips, and suggestions for loved ones of high-functioning alcoholics here.
Hitting bottom is different for everyone. But where can you go when you’re finally ready for help? Five (5) tips here.