Corporeal punishment, shame, and embarrassment have been some methods societies have used over time to stop drinking. But do these methods work? And how can you stop an alcoholic from drinking?
Here we offer a brief history of post modern American addictions, starting with alcoholic drinking. What’s your opinion on the historical root of our modern social health problem. Is alcoholism the mother of all addictions?
Family members of alcoholics often carry a deep, yet unspoken, resentment. Here, we explore how families can improve communication using alcoholism or addiction as a starting point. And how addicts and alcoholics can use family issues to deepen their own recovery. More on the importance of family communication here.
Want to help the homeless? Learn what you can REALLY do to help homeless people from the organizations that work with the homeless.
Interested in the biological, social and cultural influences behind alcohol consumption? Is drunkenness and intoxication part of your every work language? If you are a public policy maker, an academic, or a student of addiction science…this book is a MUST HAVE for your library. Learn WHY here.
Do you need to get drunk to survive Christmas? Does drinking to get drunk over the holidays mean that you have an alcohol problem? Test yourself here.
3 great ideas for non alcoholic Christmas punch. Plus, a cold frosty twist on an original milkshake, Drink recipes that will get your holidays warm, but not “lit”.
Through personal life experience, guest writer Clark Jones explains how the legal and medical systems work against late stage alcoholics. He talks about problems in the treatment model for late stage alcoholism, and the need for long term treatment in order for proper recovery to begin. Share your ideas about late stage alcoholism treatment alternatives here.
We hear from Clark Jones in part two of a three part series on late stage alcoholism treatment. Here, Clark talks about his personal experiences as a late stage alcoholic and questions punitive treatment models. He looks into the ethics of private and public treatment centers for late stage alcoholics, and explores problems in the system that could have caused the death of his friend, Janet. More on late stage alcoholism here.
Guest writer, Clark Jones, asks questions here about late stage alcoholism treatment. Taken from his own anecdotal experience in late stage treatment for alcoholism in the state of Wyoming, he questions treatment practices outcomes for both private and public treatment centers. Read more about the special considerations for late stage alcoholism here.