We explore how people end up on the streets…and the relationship between being homeless and drugs and alcohol abuse. Stats on drug & alcohol abuse as causes of homelessness here.
Interested in the biological, social and cultural influences behind alcohol consumption? Is drunkenness and intoxication part of your every work language? If you are a public policy maker, an academic, or a student of addiction science…this book is a MUST HAVE for your library. Learn WHY here.
There are three (3) things that you should know if you have an alcoholic parent. Click here to read about them.
Do you need to get drunk to survive Christmas? Does drinking to get drunk over the holidays mean that you have an alcohol problem? Test yourself here.
The tendency for addicts new to recovery is to minimize the relapse prevention plan, leaving residential treatment with the attitude that they are going to somehow ‘will’ themselves to success. Learn why 12 step relapse prevention techniques CAN and DO help prevent relapse here.
Step 1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. Are you struggling with Step 1 in AA? Read more about how you can apply Step 1 in your life in this passage from Rabbi Shais Taub.
3 great ideas for non alcoholic Christmas punch. Plus, a cold frosty twist on an original milkshake, Drink recipes that will get your holidays warm, but not “lit”.
Looking for ways to stay clean and sober on the weekend? We review the most essential weekend relapse prevention tips here.
Through personal life experience, guest writer Clark Jones explains how the legal and medical systems work against late stage alcoholics. He talks about problems in the treatment model for late stage alcoholism, and the need for long term treatment in order for proper recovery to begin. Share your ideas about late stage alcoholism treatment alternatives here.
We hear from Clark Jones in part two of a three part series on late stage alcoholism treatment. Here, Clark talks about his personal experiences as a late stage alcoholic and questions punitive treatment models. He looks into the ethics of private and public treatment centers for late stage alcoholics, and explores problems in the system that could have caused the death of his friend, Janet. More on late stage alcoholism here.