Posts Tagged ‘Alcohol Addiction’

It’s an emotional time when you realize that you need treatment for a substance abuse problem or co-occurring disorder. There are so many questions that come to mind and so many details that need to be worked out: Inpatient or outpatient? How long will treatment take? How much will it cost? What about transportation? What […]

Trying to teach your teen responsible drinking by letting them imbibe at home doesn’t lead to better behavior after all. Think your teens are safe if the alcohol they consume is at home and under your watchful eye? Think again. A study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs […]

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) recently released a comprehensive study that tracked alcohol consumption per capita for every state in the U.S. Essentially, the NIAAA gathered up data on alcohol sales for each state and then divided it by census population numbers, including any person 14 or older, accounting for underage […]

A mother is in jail after a night of drinking and drugs led to her infant daughter’s death. When warning about the dangers of drinking and drugs, we often focus on drinking and driving or the dangers of addiction and potential harm to the health of the person who is indulging. A tragic news story […]

Alternate alcoholism times

The connection between chemical or alcohol addictions and our health has been well known for many years. In modern science, we now understand how genetic and emotional issues play a role in substance use as well. Just as mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, ADHD or bipolar disorder can contribute to addiction, issues with getting […]