Yes. Insurance often covers the treatment of alcohol use disorders with acamprosate. More on how to access affordable acamprosate here.
What happens during a session of intensive psychotherapy for addiction? Should you wait until you’ve gotten some time under your belt…or jump right into intensive therapy in early recovery? These and more Q&A in an exclusive interview with Laura Longville, LAC. More here.
Campral can help manage symptoms related to alcoholism but IS NOT USED in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal. More on Campral for alcoholism here.
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.