Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

October 27, 2017
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Alcoholics Fall Into 5 Categories

According to a study of 1,484 US adults who took part in survey by * NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) people diagnosed with alcohol dependence fell into the following 5 categories. 1- Young Adult A significant 32% … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

The goal of drug and alcohol rehab is to help addicted individuals stop drug use and maintain sobriety while also learning the skills needed to cope with family, workplace and societal interaction. It’s crucial that the individual find a rehab … Continue reading

September 26, 2016
by Staff Writer
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CDC Fact Sheet: Excessive Alcohol Use and Risks to Women’s Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Although men are more likely to drink alcohol and drink in larger amounts, gender differences in body structure and chemistry cause women to absorb more alcohol, and take longer to break it down and … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
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Extreme Liver Damage from Chronic Binge Drinking

Doctors have long-known that extreme liver damage can be directly caused by a combination of binge drinking and chronic alcohol consumption. Binge drinking is a form of excessive alcohol consumption, where the drinker’s goal is to get intoxicated and stay intoxication … Continue reading

December 23, 2015
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Widespread Brain Damage Can Be Reversed in Recovered Alcoholics

Published in December 2014, a study led by Catherine Fortier (a neurologist at the VA Boston Healthcare System) indicates that recovering alcoholics can develop widespread brain damage, though it can be reversed if they get sober before the age of 50. One of the … Continue reading

November 23, 2015
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Alcoholics Who Stop Going To AA Meetings

Success in recovery means consistency – and yes, it’s hard work, but many have achieved long-term sobriety because they were consistent with their recovery methods. Going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings requires consistency because it keeps the individual motivated and focused … Continue reading

October 23, 2015
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Heavy Drinking Weakens Your Immunity to Colds

According to research studies, binge drinking can make people more susceptible to the common cold and other infections, while moderate drinking can actually help prevent common illnesses. The reason why too much drinking can cause harm to your body is … Continue reading

September 24, 2015
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How Many Millions Of People Drive Drunk Every Year?

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 120 million people drive drunk annually, where four million people reportedly drove drunk in the last month. It’s suspected that this data is youth-oriented, as it was found that … Continue reading

August 14, 2015
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Using Acamprosate in Addiction Recovery

A popular alcohol deterrent for management of alcohol dependence and abuse is Acamprosate, helping to regulate brain chemicals rather than preventing alcohol withdrawal symptoms (there are other medications specific to alcohol withdrawal management). In dealing with the regulation of brain … Continue reading

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