Alcohol Addiction

14 09, 2018

15 Drugs You Should Never Mix With Alcohol

September 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Mixing alcohol and drugs is never a good idea. Whether they are over-the-counter prescription meds or illegal drugs, taking them with booze can have fatal consequences. There’s a reason why prescription medication packages are marked with a “DO NOT MIX WITH ALCOHOL” label—it’s dangerous. Mixing medicine and alcohol can have all

2 09, 2018

11 Benefits of Quitting Alcohol (Or Not Drinking At All)

September 2nd, 2018|76 Comments

Drinking alcohol is fun for a few years until the constant hangovers take hold. The benefits of quitting FAR outweigh the benefits of drinking. Quitting alcohol can feel impossible. It’s especially difficult for those who are addicted to it. Oftentimes, alcoholics feel as if, for them, there is no life without booze. Despite all

10 08, 2018

3 Gateway Drugs That Anyone Should Be Wary Of

August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The concept of a gateway drug is not new. Most people have heard of the idea, but may not know which substances qualify as gateway drugs. It is important for everyone to be wary of gateway drugs. Part of this means understanding the risk factors of addiction and the slow progression toward physical dependence. This

5 08, 2018

The Link Between Anger and Alcoholism

August 5th, 2018|14 Comments

“You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” ~Buddha Feeling anger is part of being human. It’s an integral (and sometimes necessary) human emotion. From toddlers to old men, everyone experiences anger from time to time. But taken too far, anger can make existing addictions worse - and

22 07, 2018

David Cassidy: Drinking, Not Dementia, Killed 1970’s Idol

July 22nd, 2018|5 Comments

DISCLAIMER: David Cassidy lived a life largely in the public eye, and his struggles with alcoholism—the disease that ultimately killed him—are well-documented. This an attempt to provide context to that battle and hopefully, help someone who might currently be facing comparable problems. For a generation of people “of a certain age” David Cassidy will

5 05, 2018

How Booze Almost Killed the Roseanne Reboot Before it Began

May 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The wildly popular show Roseanne is one of the most iconic sitcoms in TV history. There is no question that America was clamoring for a reboot for years. According to The Nielsen Company, about 18.2 million viewers watched the show's premiere - which is a 10% jump from the number of people who tuned

17 12, 2017

The Dark, Final, End Stage of Alcoholism

December 17th, 2017|46 Comments

Untreated alcoholism is a terminal disease comprised of four stages--the fourth being the end. According to the NIAAA, an estimated 88,000 people (62,000 men and 26,000 women) die annually from alcohol-related deaths. This makes alcoholism the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States. End-stage alcoholism carries defining physical markers and symptoms.

1 12, 2017

Alcohol Poisoning – One Too Many Could Take You To The E.R.

December 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Think Twice Before You Head Out For Drinks With Friends For the Weekend “Let’s go out and get smashed, amigos!” “C’mon girls, let’s go grab a margarita – or ten!” “Hey, fellas! There’s a keg party at the frat house this Saturday night! Bring your cups!” A night of serious drinking usually starts out

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