Mental addiction to alcohol is characterized by craving; physical addiction occurs when your body becomes dependent on alcohol to function normally. More on the distinction here.
A review of the PROs and CONs of combining insurance with halfway house reimbursement. An article of interest to parents and regulating state/federal governments! More about sober living and insurance here.
Gratitude = positive attitude. How can you start to incorporate gratefulness every day? Learn how to make a gratitude list in 7 easy steps here.
Some ideas for fun-in-the-sun activities..without the hangover!
There are thousands of addiction treatment centers in the U.S. alone. How do you know which is the right place for you? We help guide your process here.
Addiction promotes family dysfunction. So how can you break out of roles you’ve adapted to survive? Maggie Harmon speaks from experience here.
Enablers can help a loved one’s addiction recovery. How can you turn negative enabling into positive help? More here.
From Dr. Howard Samuels, three (3) tips on how to cope financially and emotionally to addiction…especially when the addict is your own child.
Alcohol addiction advice and stories from someone who’s been there. If you’re an alcoholic, or love an alcoholic, we present the reasons why you should check out The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky here.
The regular course of a typical alcohol detox is about three (3) days, but alcohol detox can be prolonged for up to two (2) weeks after cessation of drinking. An alcohol detox timeline here.