Living With Someone In Recovery.

Alcohol and substance abuse not only affects the individual with the issue but also the entire family.The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that a fundamental part of a customized drug abuse treatment strategy is to address every element of life.1. Be Conscious of Extended IssuesIt is crucial to understand that, while your loved one may have

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Why Hangovers?

The term hangover describes a constellation of undesirable and unpleasant signs that can establish after drinking too much alcohol. Those signs can range from mild pain to the more serious signs described above.There is no set amount of alcohol that will trigger a hangover, because each individual responds to alcohol differently, but usually, the m

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Dry Drunk Syndrome Explained

The designation dry drunk is thought to originate from 12 Step recovery communities. It is used to describe those who no longer drink alcohol yet in many ways conduct themselves as if they were still wallowing in addiction. The dry drunk might be full of bitterness and anger. Rather than discovering happiness in their life away from alcoholic dri

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Alcohol Use and Your Health and Wellbeing

Drinking excessively can hurt your health. Excessive alcohol consumption resulted in approximately 88,000 deaths for around 2.5 million years of potential life lost every year in the USA from 2006-- 2010, reducing the lives of those who perished by about 30 years. Further, excessive drinking was accountable for 1 in 10 deaths amongst working-age me

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