Yes, recovery from addiction is a lifelong process. What can you do in early recovery to start on the road? Practical suggestions here.
To cope with addiction, you need to learn to let some things go. This explanation and practical exercise can help!
You can help an alcoholic in the process of identifying the problem as well as helping research appropriate treatment options. More on how to do this here.
You are not alone. Frances Simone knows about the dynamics of codependency and dealing with alcoholism from her real-life experience with her husband.
Seek medical supervision during alcohol detox. Dependence must be assessed and serious conditions can occur in the first 72 hours. More on detox from alcohol protocol here.
Believe it or not, you really CAN raise healthy children in an alcoholic home. How? Dr. Barbara Wood shares her experience and knowledge in a MUST HAVE book. More here.
Six (6) conversations you should be having with your college student, especially about drinking. More here.
7 tips on how to get and stay sober from author and licensed psychotherapist, Michael Pond…and the reasons why you might want to consider buying, “The Couch of Willingness”, his new book.
Alcohol can affect on multiple physical systems of the body. Not to mention the mental side effects. We review the body systems affected by alcohol here, and invite your questions about alcohol effects at the end.
Are you feeling out of control in your life with an addict? Here, we offer practical tips to help pull you out of the franticness of codependency and worry/fear/anxiety.