Learn how certain drugs and medications interact with alcohol… and just how dangerous these interactions are.
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You should never mix alcohol with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, pain medication, antidepressants and anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, attention/concentration medication, marijuana, LSD, psilocybin, and other psychedelics, crystal meth, heroin, or cocaine/crack. Here’s why.
A complete guide to selecting a family addiction interventionist. Plus, a checklist for how to select the person who’s right for you and your family.
If you are looking into outpatient programs for addiction, read what you can expect in terms of intensity, structure, duration, and costs. More here on how OPs for addiction work.
If you are in need of treatment for alcohol addiction, what can you expect? More about the services, treatment stages and methods used in alcoholism treatment here.
What is an EAP? And how are corporations filling the gap left by insurance companies in the treatment of substance abuse disorders? More here.
Looking to join a support group? We take an insider’s look into how support groups have been SHOWN to aid addiction recovery. More here.
Mental health disorders are far more common among addicts than they are among the general population, and mood disorders specifically very commonly co-occur with substance abuse. More on the relationship between the two here.
To cope with addiction, you need to learn to let some things go. This explanation and practical exercise can help!
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.