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.
Following a single dose Antabuse, the body may react to any amount of alcohol for up to 14 days. Plus, Antabuse can stay in the body for a long time. More on the metabolism and excretion if Antabuse from the system here.
Yes. Acamprosate appears useful in helping people diagnosed with alcohol dependence to stay sober by decreasing cravings. More on its effectiveness and success as a treatment option here.
Alcohol withdrawal treatment includes management of symptoms using prescription medications. In fact, the primary goals of treating alcohol withdrawal are to prevent seizures and/or delirium tremens and to moderate discomfort related to autonomic instability. More on the treatment of alcohol withdrawal here,
What do you get a person in addiction recovery for The Holidays? A list of timeless favorites here.
How can you make it through the holiday season (and its parties) and still stay sober? 5 Tips from a recovered alcoholic here.
If you’re in a 12 step program and are practising its principles, how can you cope with triggers of depression during the holidays? Fran Simone has some ideas here.
How do you get through the holidays without picking up a drink or getting high? Plan, relax, and set limits. More tips here.