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Signs of Alcohol Overdose: Symptoms and What to Do
Alcohol, despite being widely available, is a potentially dangerous substance -- accounting for 1 in every 20 deaths worldwide. It is no wonder then that…
What is the Difference Between Substance Misuse and Abuse?
The use of any substance - alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, etc. - is inherently dangerous. These drugs always carry the risk of addiction, dependency, or substance…
What is Wet Brain?
For heavy alcohol drinkers, long-term alcohol use and binge drinking can lead to lasting impairments and effects on brain function related to poor nutrition. People…
Is Addiction Hereditary?
Two people can undergo the same back surgery and will be prescribed the same opioid painkillers for their recovery. However, in many cases, one of…
Defining Alcoholism
Alcoholism is an addictive disorder in which the primary substance of abuse is alcohol. To define alcoholism, we typically consider the behavior and symptoms associated…
What are Delirium Tremens?
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the name used to describe the symptoms that ensue when a person who is a heavy drinker tries to cut back…
What is a High Functioning Alcoholic?
When you think of someone with alcoholism, you may picture someone who is always falling-down-drunk or whose life is in shambles. While that can be…
Steps to Stay Sober During the Holidays
The holidays are, usually, a time to rejoice. Many holidays, especially Thanksgiving, feature food, festivities, and drinking. But just because that’s the way things have…
7 Eye-Opening Signs of Alcoholism
In 2015, 15.1 million Americans had an alcohol problem. Read more...
Raising Awareness and Ending the Stigma: Alcohol Awareness Month
April is Alcohol Awareness Month to raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol. There is a stigma surrounding alcohol and substance abuse that Awareness months…