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.
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.
The key to helping an alcoholic is to detach from managing the behavior, love them, and let go of the outcome. More on how to do that here.
Powdered alcohol is a relatively new form of alcohol, and people are already figuring out ways to misuse it. We review the details here.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal CAN be dangerous, especially if you are a heavy or long time drinker. We review the main reasons you should seek medical help during alcohol withdrawal here.
What are the risk factors for the development of alcoholism in some people? What can you do to avoid the risks and where can you go for help? We answer these and other questions, here.
Yes. Acamprosate appears useful in helping people diagnosed with alcohol dependence to stay sober by decreasing cravings. More on its effectiveness and success as a treatment option here.
Alcohol withdrawal treatment includes management of symptoms using prescription medications. In fact, the primary goals of treating alcohol withdrawal are to prevent seizures and/or delirium tremens and to moderate discomfort related to autonomic instability. More on the treatment of alcohol withdrawal here,