Excess alcohol shuts down certain parts of the brain, affecting some of our bodies’ most vital functions. Luckily, being able to recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning can help save lives.
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You’ll need to change your habits, lifestyle, thought patterns, and coping mechanisms if you truly want to live an alcohol-free life. Detox won’t help you do that, but taking these next steps can help you maintain the sobriety you’ve achieved.
Alcohol can provide temporary relief from sadness but is actually a depressant. Long-term alcohol abuse can lead individuals to develop alcohol use disorder (AUD), harm their physical health, and worsen depression.
Relapse is a common part of the recovery process for those dealing with drug and alcohol addiction. While a relapse should never be viewed as a failure, there are some steps you can take to lower your risk.
There are ways you can approach your loved one for an honest conversation while still demonstrating love, concern, and a true desire to help.
Addiction recovery isn’t easy. But there are a few things you can do to make your recovery journey a more pleasant, positive, and relaxing experience.
Unfortunately, day-to-day stories about addiction can make us numb to just how prevalent substance abuse is in America, but the reality is that addiction is more common than most of us think.
When we experience trauma, no one else can fully understand our unique response to the traumatic experience. Often, this overwhelming sense of loneliness causes trauma survivors to turn to drugs and alcohol..
Once your loved one has completed addiction treatment and is in active recovery, it’s important to continue setting firm boundaries to help them stay sober and healthy.