EtG is present in the body for up to four (4) days after drinking and can be detected for a much longer period than tests that only screen for ethyl alcohol itself. A comparison of EtG tests and traditional screening methods here.
Three (3) practical and actionable steps to overcoming an addiction (or multiple addictions).
No. Disulfiram does not directly address alcohol cravings. Instead, it is used as a deterrant to drinking, producing uncomfortable symptoms if the user drinks alcohol while taking disulfiram. More here.
What is a high functioning alcoholic? We review the signs and symptoms of high functioning alcoholism and offer practical steps for parents here.
What are the side effects of alcohol withdrawal? Why do they occur? When do you need to get immediate help for dangerous side effects? Answers to these questions here.
Worry, fear, and enabling are ways that we cope with addiction. But what if you could do something else? Learn more here.
Is moderate drinking for you? Find out here. An exclusive Q&A with experts from the Drink Link Moderation Drinking Programs.
Hitting bottom is different for everyone. But where can you go when you’re finally ready for help? Five (5) tips here.
Recovery is not a sprint! In order to succeed we must learn to pace ourselves and prepare for what lies ahead. Tips here on how to apply self-restraint, trust, and a willingness to hang in there for the long haul.
A bit of experience, strength, and hope when it comes to people NOT accepting amends. More on the 9th step in the 12 step program here.