Help People with Alcoholism—Tips for Loved Ones

Help People with Alcoholism—Tips for Loved Ones Help people with alcoholism that you love by getting clear about the issues, your feelings, your self-care, and the disease itself. Nothing is more devastating and draining than loving someone for whom alcohol is a problem. It takes a concerted effort on your part to navigate the relationship [...]

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The Rich Drink The Most in Europe

The Rich Drink The Most in Europe Why do people drink alcohol? On the surface, it may seem like a stupid question to ask. But in truth, it can shed a lot of light on a problem that may be taking epidemic like proportions in most of the civilized world. “Drinking Age in Europe is [...]

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Where You Live Could Impact How Much You Drink

Where You Live Could Impact How Much You Drink A recent study has shown that where you live can have an impact on how much alcohol you consume. This study revealed that low-income, unorganized neighborhoods, typically in poverty areas, have a higher percentage of alcohol consumption than a high-class neighborhood would. The stressors of life [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Where You Live Could Impact How Much You Drink

Utah to Lower BAC Level to .05

Utah to Lower BAC Level to .05 Those that visit Utah may not be putting away the alcohol that they're used to, as the state passed a new law changing the BAC from .08 to .05. This is good news for centers that offer treatments for alcoholics in Utah, as some may really take an [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Utah to Lower BAC Level to .05

Alcohol Abuse Is High Among Inmates in Jail

News Update: Alcohol Abuse Is High Among Inmates in Jail Alcohol and crime go hand in hand many times, yet alcoholism treatment isn't always summoned. In many cases, it is the cause of the crime, as in someone who gets drunk and shows violence toward another. Or perhaps someone drinks and drives, injuring someone. Alcohol [...]

By | April 22nd, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Alcohol Abuse Is High Among Inmates in Jail

Can Virtual Reality Successfully Treat Alcoholism?

Can Virtual Reality Successfully Treat Alcoholism? Alcoholism and drug addiction is a big problem in modern society. Not even our ancestors were free from its harmful effects. This can be ascertained from the fact that the term first found use in 1849. Even the Bible and ancient Egyptian records speak of alcohol and its related [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Can Virtual Reality Successfully Treat Alcoholism?

Alec Baldwin Shares About His Past as an Alcoholic

Alec Baldwin Shares About His Past as an Alcoholic “My life, in some ways, has been a half-measure. I didn't commit myself all the way to my marriage and family...” Alec Baldwin, sat down for a one-on-one interview on his 59th birthday, with George Stephanopolous on Good Morning America, April 3, 2017, discussing many things, [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Alec Baldwin Shares About His Past as an Alcoholic

Workaholism and Its Partner, Alcoholism

Workaholism and Its Partner, Alcoholism Workaholism is as much of an addictive process as any other compulsive behavior such as gambling, shopping, drinking or using drugs. However, it ‘enjoys’ some privileges that those other addictions do not. For instance, workaholism is often valued in our culture. It is thought of as a ‘good work ethic’, [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Workaholism and Its Partner, Alcoholism

The Ripple Effect of Alcoholism –How Alcohol Affects Loved Ones

The Ripple Effect of Alcoholism –How Alcohol Affects Loved Ones   Until lately, there wasn’t much focus on how alcohol affects loved ones. The focus has long been on the alcoholic, his needs, and getting him to recover. This has led families affected by a loved one’s addiction to put their feelings to the side [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on The Ripple Effect of Alcoholism –How Alcohol Affects Loved Ones

Are Women Increasingly at Risk for Alcoholism?

Are Women Increasingly at Risk for Alcoholism? I’d often get home after a long day and reach for a glass of alcohol. I oftentimes found reasons to drink, making my favorite TV show a wine night or a family BBQ a beer tasting event. Forming a connection between stress and alcohol can be dangerous and [...]

By | April 8th, 2017|Alcoholism, Blog|Comments Off on Are Women Increasingly at Risk for Alcoholism?