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.
Men seeking addiction treatment can have low self esteem and difficulty with vulnerability. Great lessons, suggestions, and what can work for men in recovery for drug or alcohol addiction here!
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is characterized by central nervous system hyperactivity that occurs when an alcohol dependent individual abruptly stops or significantly reduces alcohol consumption. More about detoxing from alcohol safely in this article.
Neurofeedback therapy involves monitoring the brain via electroencephalography (EEG). During addiction treatment, neurofeedback can train the recovering addict to recognize brain states and to “correct” them. How does it work, exactly? More here.
Yes, it is possible to control problem drinking. But those that can drink in moderation are usually not alcoholics. How can you know the difference? More here.
If you’re planning an intervention, confrontation is just the beginning. Rather than a one-off … why not become a part of the process? Learn more about CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) here.
Unlike other diseases, relapse doesn’t just happen – it is a process. We reviewing the warning signs of relapse and what you can to do prevent it here.
If you suspect your child is an alcoholic, you need to change your traditional parenting tactics. Step-by-step practical suggestions for how to address alcoholism in your family here.
The U.S. and the UK have VERY different approaches to addiction treatment. Learn more about the assumptions of each system here.