April is alcohol awareness month! More here on the impacts of problem drinking, signs you need help, and what you can do about it.
Is someone that you love causing you pain? Let them hit rock bottom. More on this strategy here.
A personal look into how drinking can be a learned behavior in family and social systems. With hope for a solution!
At the moment, over 14% of Alaskans have a problem with drinking. Learn how this organization is facing the problem (and can help YOU with a solution) for alcohol here.
Is your loved one drinking too much? The experts at Allies in Recovery explain how the CRAFT model can help your family identify and intervene into alcoholic situations.
A review of the kinds of ways people try to avoid treating alcohol addiction with psychotherapy. Is there a quick fix for addiction? No. More here.
Five (5) ways to get help for alcohol problems include therapy via psychotherapists, support groups, self-assessment, treatment centers, and family therapy. More 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.
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.