Thursday January 24th 2019

You're leaving Addictionblog.org and will be automatically redirected to Recovery.org.


Go back to Addictionblog.org

alcoholics

High Functioning Alcoholics

High Functioning Alcoholics

December 25th, 2018

High-functioning alcoholics live a double life. Learn how to identify functioning alcoholics and how to intervene for treatment. More here.

5 How to deal with alcoholics in the family

How to deal with alcoholics in the family

October 27th, 2015

How can you stay calm in an alcoholic home? Three (3) practical strategies for bringing peace into your life here.

1 The Holidays in an alcohol or addicted family: 3 tips for survival

The Holidays in an alcohol or addicted family: 3 tips for survival

November 20th, 2014

The Holidays, we are told, are the happiest time of the year. Crisp, cold days, flurries of snow, gathering around the fire and sitting together to enjoy a beautiful meal – these are the images of the ideal from Thanksgiving to Hannukah to Christmas to New Year.

How to tell if you're an alcoholic

How to tell if you’re an alcoholic

July 26th, 2014

The best way to determine if you are alcoholic is to try to go without alcohol for 30 days. Abstaining for this long can manifest symptoms of psychological dependence on alcohol. More on where to get help for alcohol problems and how to assess substance use disorders here.

2 Growing up in an alcoholic family: Coping and treatment

Growing up in an alcoholic family: Coping and treatment

December 21st, 2013

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.

273 Should I stay with my addicted or alcoholic husband?

Should I stay with my addicted or alcoholic husband?

July 31st, 2013

If you choose to stay with an addicted or alcoholic husband, things have to change. Learn how to make the first step in living a life a recovery from codependency here.

Can you drink alcohol after exercise?

Can you drink alcohol after exercise?

June 17th, 2013

Yes, you can drink alcohol after exercise. Should you? Not really. Learn the facts about how alcohol gets processed in your body and why alcohol goes against exercise goals 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.

4 Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?

Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?

December 23rd, 2012

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.

2 What are treatments for alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol addiction?

What are treatments for alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol addiction?

December 9th, 2012

Treatment for alcoholism includes a medically supervised detox, medications, and psycho-therapeutic interventions. More on treatment for alcohol abuse or addiction to alcohol here.

Page 1 of 3123