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3 Character defects of an addict

Character defects of an addict

May 3rd, 2013

The character defects of addicts are well-known in 12 step circles. But doesn’t every human have at least a few character defects? Dan Van Helden explores here.

4 Is alcoholism a disease?

Is alcoholism a disease?

February 16th, 2013

Some say yes. Some say no. But alcoholism definitely affects your health of body and mind. More on alcoholism as a disease here.

1 Sobriety and depression

Sobriety and depression

January 4th, 2013

Living for sobriety will change your life. What can you expect in sobriety if clinical depression is present? More here.

2 Can alcohol abuse or alcoholism kill?

Can alcohol abuse or alcoholism kill?

December 3rd, 2012

Yes. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are related to over 75,000 deaths each year in the U.S. More here on how alcoholism kills.

7 Can alcoholics drink again?

Can alcoholics drink again?

November 21st, 2012

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.

How does alcohol make you drunk?

How does alcohol make you drunk?

November 12th, 2012

Alcohol gets you drunk by altering the body’s molecules immediately when ingested. More on how alcohol works, intoxication and inebriation here.