July 2, 2019

The Second-Hand Harms of Drinking

What Are Second-Hand Harms of Drinking? An addiction to alcohol doesn’t just affect the person with the addiction. In fact, about one-fifth of adults in the United States have experienced some form of harm due to someone else’s behavior while drinking. These behaviors are ripple effects from the addiction and are known as second-hand harms […]

Alcohol, Alcoholism
May 20, 2013

Doctors with Patients Fighting Alcoholism Should Try AA Themselves

The Partnership at Drugfree.org recently issued a news release with their recommendation that physicians treating patients with alcohol disorders or alcoholism attend Alcoholics Anonymous or other support group meetings prior to counseling their patients to do so. “Any doctor treating addicted people should go to at least a few AA meetings, so they can discuss […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment