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
April 17, 2019

What is Detoxing From Alcohol Like, and How We Can Help Make It Comfortable

Detoxing from Alcohol Detoxing from alcohol can look very different to many different people. The way you may feel when you detox from alcohol depends on the severity of your addiction and how long you have been addicted to alcohol for. If someone has had a few too many drinks at a celebration, chances are, […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates, Drinking, Substance Abuse
May 16, 2013

Expansion of Medicaid is a Lifeline

State and local money is already being spent in Ohio for mental health and drug treatment (for example, painkiller addiction treatment) for uninsured people. However, a new Medicaid expansion would allow those monies to be redirected toward prevention and recovery. Addressing substance abuse is critical to the community, according to Wilmington Mayor Randy Riley. The executive […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health
May 9, 2013

Drinking Alcohol Tied to Unhealthy Food Choices

In a joint study between the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), the results concluded that people overall eat more unhealthy foods on the days that they drink alcohol. Food choices changed on the days that people drank… and changed […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment, Healthy Eating and Recovery