5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Could be More of a Problem Than You Realize

Here are 5 Signs Your Weekend Party Should Come To an End. Bottles. Wine. Booze. Associated with these are the travails of a person who abuses alcohol. There are easily assumed to be lazy. Since they drink from morning to night and are most probably jobless but this is not always true. If you drink only on weekends, does that mean you don’t have a drinking problem? No! If you drink more than four bottles… "5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Could be More of a Problem Than You Realize"

HOW DO YOU HELP AN ALCOHOLIC?

Introduction:  It can truly be difficult to watch a buddy, member of a family, or even co-worker battle with alcohol addiction. You could possibly wonder what can be done to improve the condition totally, and whether or not that individual actually needs one’s own help. How Do You Help an Alcoholic How do you help an alcoholic? Assisting an individual struggling with alcohol addiction might without a doubt prove challenging. Nevertheless, this can also be… "HOW DO YOU HELP AN ALCOHOLIC?"

TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN VETERANS WITH PTSD

Introduction: In this article, we are going to give a thorough breakdown on what is PTSD and How Does It relate to veterans? Further, we are going to talk on how is PTSD Treated with Substance Abuse Disorder? And lastly, What Type of Recovery Program Can Help With Co-occurring PTSD and Substance Abuse Disorder? So this article is going to focus on substance abuse in veterans. So grab a cup of coffee as we kick-off… "TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN VETERANS WITH PTSD"

ALPRAZOLAM ADDICTION TREATMENT

Introduction: In this article we are going to discuss extensively about a benzodiazepine substance better known by its brand name, Xanax. What is Alprazolam? Why is it prescribed? What kind of Side Effects comes with it? Well, we will get to know in the course of our discussion. So grab your seatbelt while we embark on the journey to the world of Xanax. What is Alprazolam? Alprazolam, marketed under the brand name Xanax, is a benzodiazepine used… "ALPRAZOLAM ADDICTION TREATMENT"

Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?

ALCOHOLISM: CAN YOU CURB IT EARLY Alcoholism is an emotive issue in many circles. Not just because it has been linked to a plethora of vices, but because to a lot of people, alcohol is a staple in those moments when they need to unwind. Proponents would say alcohol is only as bad as the user. They isolate themselves from the negative image that alcohol has to carry. After a hard day of work, most… "Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?"

Effects Of Alchohol

In 1956, the American Medical Association deemed alcohol as a physiological disease, and it remains a constant threat to the society.  In the same way, other diseases may be long-term and progressive; alcohol remains vulnerable to the same characteristics. It has been observed that alcohol in severe cases, can lead to death. Below is a standard of what it takes to label an individual as an addict or Alcoholic: A person who has consumed huge… "Effects Of Alchohol"

Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road

How difficult is Recovery from Addiction & Alcoholism Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism can be a long and difficult road for anyone suffering from addiction. The first step is probably the most important, realizing and admitting that one has a problem and need help. The second step would be the detoxification process and/or entering some sort of rehabilitation center. There are several different options for treatment. However, detoxing from the actual drug is of extreme…

"Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road"

ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?

Why do I need Detox for Heroin or Alcohol? It starts out on Fridays to take off the edge. On Saturday it’s to relax. On Sunday it’s to watch the sun set. Any other day, it has no reason. Before you know it, you need entire bottles to get the same affect. The reality of excessive alcohol intake had set in on 16.3 million people from the age of 18. Heroin, on the other hand,… "ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?"

Are you in denial about your addiction?

Are you in alcoholic or addict denial? Addiction can be a cunning and baffling feature to someone’s overall wellbeing. Many who suffer from addiction, alcoholism or substance abuse issues may not even accept they have a problem. In many cases they may be suffering detrimental consequences for their behavior or denial of their disease. Alcoholism affects millions of people every year.  According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths throughout the… "Are you in denial about your addiction?"

Can you die from detoxing from drugs?

Can you die from detoxing from drugs and alcohol? Can you die from detoxing from drug and alcohol? This is a question that rings in the minds of many people that are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The answers to this question may vary by drug type and the amount used. If you’re alcoholic it is possible to have seizures while detoxing from alcohol. Alcoholic seizures can be horrendous to go through and you should…

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What is Spirituality when it relates to recovery? Are you Spiritual?

What do the 12 Steps have to do with Spirituality? It’s very common in most twelve step fellowships to have 12 steps to guide you to recovery.  The most common 12 step fellowships are Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These fellowships have written into the twelfth step “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we carry the message to the alcoholic or addict that still suffers.” There is quite a bit…

"What is Spirituality when it relates to recovery? Are you Spiritual?"

Do You Need Relapse Prevention Therapy?

Why Do You Need Relapse Prevention Therapy? When you’re treating an addiction to drugs and alcohol relapse prevention therapy and be important in avoiding relapse. A relapse occurs when the addict in recovery returns to the addictive behavior, meaning he starts drinking or using drugs again. Many addicts relapse on drugs and alcohol due to acting out on old behaviors.   Some of the signs that precede a relapse: Angry or disgruntled behavior (yelling – lying –…

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The Truth about Drug Abuse and Addiction in the United States

Drugs & Their Popularity in the United States are Staggering Made popular in the 1960s by mass media and music, drugs have been a part of United States culture. They don’t choose age, sex, race, monthly income, or education. Drugs conquered all. There’s estimation that over 208 million people in the world consume illegal drugs. Only in the United States, and according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health from 2007, around 19.9 million…

"The Truth about Drug Abuse and Addiction in the United States"

What You Need to Know About Alcohol Relapse Prevention

Do you know about relapse prevention? Most people don’t realize that a relapse starts weeks, even months before you start drinking alcohol again. There are a few signs that you are given to. However, since you’re not actively searching for them, most people don’t even notice them. This ends with a relapse, which is why I am writing about relapse prevention. According to Gorski relapse prevention methods and studies, there are 3 different stages of…

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The Personal Journey of Recovery One Man’s Addiction Story

The Journey of Recovery is a Rocky Mountain it takes Faith to Navigate its Terrain  The question you need to ask yourself: Are you or your loved one worth saving? I believe you are. It all starts with the first step forward… Ask for Help! I grew up with a good family in a good home and loved by many. My perception was quite the opposite which caused a lot of the mess that came from addiction…

"The Personal Journey of Recovery One Man’s Addiction Story"

Is Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Genetic Disease?

Is Addiction a Genetic Disease The brain is a muscle, anything you train it to do, you become dependent upon and the repetition develops the need for more of the same thing. This applies to drug and alcohol addiction as well... What role does family history have on your addiction? The most noteworthy research states that addiction accounts to 50% genetic predisposition and 50% poor coping skills developed as children. Numerous studies have confirmed this over… "Is Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Genetic Disease?"

Too Many Addicts Not Enough Help!

The Heroin Addiction Crisis & Not Enough Solution for the Problem The heroin addiction crisis in America is at an all-time high, no pun intended.  The truth is it’s not a laughing matter. We face several issues, but this article will address three. Heroin addiction & overdoses seem to be a common occurrence. It seems that every day there is another R.I.P. status on Facebook. What is the solution for addiction treatment? What are we… "Too Many Addicts Not Enough Help!"

Benefits of Long-Term Drug & Alcohol Treatment Program

What are the benefits of a Long-Term Treatment Program? Do you really think that by simply discontinuing the use of drugs you can come out of the addiction problem? Drugs and Alcohol destroy a person to such an extent that coming out of it not only becomes difficult but also requires a lot of time. Short-term recoveries are available but the problem with them is going back to the addiction after a certain time has… "Benefits of Long-Term Drug & Alcohol Treatment Program"