A guide to ending current family dynamics which allow an addict to continue using. Tips on dealing with addiction in the family from someone who’s been there.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal CAN be dangerous, especially if you are a heavy or long time drinker. We review the main reasons you should seek medical help during alcohol withdrawal here.
NO. Vivitrol is not addictive. In fact, Vivitrol has zero abuse and addiction potential. We review what Vivitrol is made of and how it’s used here.
The terminal half-life of a regular dose of acamprosate ranges anywhere from 20-30 hours. Acamprosate reaches steady levels within 5 days of regular dosing, while peak concentrations occur within 3-8 hours after administered dose. More on acamprosate and its metabolism here.
What are the risk factors for the development of alcoholism in some people? What can you do to avoid the risks and where can you go for help? We answer these and other questions, here.
A discussion about four (4) common teenage girl addictions, and what you can do about them. A guide on how to address exercise, internet, sex, and prescription drug addiction here.
A brief review for those looking to identify signs of a codependent marriage here.
Five (5) principles to follow as you prepare to talk with your family about your addiction recovery. With a section for your questions at the end.
Yes, acamprosate can help lessen cravings for drinking and is effective in the treatment of alcoholism. More on this treatment option for alcohol dependence here.
If you think you have a problem with drinking, you probably do. More here on denial, intervention, and steps towards a different life.