I’m Back from Treatment. How Do I Reconnect With Family?

Residential treatment allows you to focus exclusively on recovery. It’s intensive treatment, away from your familiar surroundings. Once you’re ready, it’s time to return home. How do you reconnect with family after treatment? Here are a few tips to help you rebuild and renew your relationships with loved ones. 1. Continue Treatment As you reconnect […]

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Medically Assisted Treatment for Alcohol

Medically Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Going through alcohol withdrawal can be an uncomfortable experience. Fortunately there are medical interventions that can ease the symptoms of detox as well as help individuals along their journey through recovery. Medically assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, which is effective […]

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Alcohol Use Disorder in the API Community

Alcohol Use Disorder in the API Community Asian-American Pacific Islanders, also known as the API Community, are one of the fastest-growing minority groups in America. Due to model minority stereotypes and a lack of empirical data, the API community has been thought to have lower than expected rates of substance use disorders and behavioral addictions. […]

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Long-Term Effect of Binge Drinking on the Body

Long-Term Effect of Binge Drinking on the Body Most people know about the damaging effects that binge drinking can bring to someone’s life. Loss of enjoyment of life, losing family relationships, financial and career struggles, homelessness, and legal consequences are just the tip of the iceberg. However, it can be more difficult to realize the […]

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Can I Take Medication to Stop Drinking?

Can I Take Medication to Stop Drinking? With all the advances in modern medicine, it can be easy to wonder if there is a medication to stop drinking. Unfortunately, getting sober from alcohol isn’t as easy as simply taking medication. In addition to medication, therapy is required for the best long-term results, as well as […]

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What You Need to Safely Detoxify Alcohol From Your System

What You Need to Safely Detoxify Alcohol From Your System Alcohol is a toxic substance that can wreak havoc on the body, brain, central nervous system, internal organs, behavior patterns, emotions, and more. Long-term alcohol abuse can lead to serious damage to the body which, in some cases, can be irreversible and lead to certain […]

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The Most Dangerous Side Effect of Binge Drinking

The Most Dangerous Side Effect of Binge Drinking While not everyone who binge drinks suffers from alcoholism, most people who suffer from alcoholism binge drink. This makes addiction the most dangerous side effect of binge drinking because it can cause devastating consequences; anything from a broken family to death can happen. Binge drinking is the […]

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The Dangers of Alcohol

The Dangers of Alcohol The dangers of alcohol begin at the first sip of the first drink. Although most responsible drinking habits shouldn’t be cause for major concern, everyone who drinks runs the risk of encountering the negative effects of alcohol. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans defines moderate drinking as up to 1 drink per […]

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