What's the difference between drinking in moderation and having a drinking problem? Here we review the definitions of each. We also talk about potential benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, as well as the consequences of chronic, long-term, or binge drinking. Learn how alcohol can be used to benefit or harm you.
Facing drinking problems? Looking for a way out? Alcohol Helplines can offer you support, understanding, and guidance. More about alcohol hotlines and what to expect during and after the conversation here.
Chronic alcohol abuse can damage the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system. It can also cause severe health effects to all other parts of your body. Read this article and learn about the long term effects of alcohol on the body.
If you are concerned about a loved one's drinking problem, how do you bring it up? Here are a few ideas to help you open up the drinking conversation and ways to prepare for the talk.
Growing up in an alcoholic environment can have a lasting effect on a person, and in some cases, may only become apparent in adulthood. An article on the effects of alcoholism on the family and what you can do to get help. More here.
Expert interventionist, Dr. Louise Stanger, shares her thoughts on issues that come up when someone calls you up for help. Cutting questions about the behavioral healthcare industry here.
Alcohol, or ethanol is a clear colorless liquid with psychoactive effects. Read about the chemical composition of alcohol, how long term and chronic drinking can affect the body, and what you should do in case of alcohol OD.
Why do people drink to excess in the UK? And what can be done about it? A look at the underlying reasons for problem drinking here. What are alcohol related problems?
We recently tried WearSmith – the world’s smallest breathalyzer - and present you with our detailed review and results of anecdotal testing here.
There are several ways you can cut back on alcohol. Here, we share five (5) tips with you about how you can quit and why it is good for you in the long run.