Is it wrong to be selfish when you’re newly clean and sober? Yes. And no. We review both sides of the argument for and against selfishness in addiction recovery here.
Halfway houses can help get you clean and sober – or they can trigger a relapse. Learn the five (5) things that any half way house or 3/4 recovery house should have in place to support addiction recovery.
Normally, the body processes alcohol with enzymes. But if you drink heavily over time, the body reacts differently. We explain basic alcohol withdrawal AND alcohol metabolism here. Learn what happens after you stop drinking so that you know what’s going on in the body.
Is it safe to drink alcohol and take Zoloft at the same time? We review here.
Alcohol withdrawal lasts from several hours to several days, but should be resolved within 7 days after your last drink. More on what affects the length of alcohol withdrawal symptoms here.
Experts don’t know what causes hangovers. A hangover might be caused by non alcohol compounds in drinks themselves, personality traits of the drinker, or even the way that we process alcohol itself. More on the physiology of drinking here.
Why do bad things happen? Does God allow or let things happen in life? More here.
What’s the difference between PTSD and GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)? Find out here.
Many people want to be sober and stop drinking alcohol. But do you have what it takes to really stop?
The Big Book tells us HOW to work the 12 steps to achieve sobriety, but not WHY. Here, Rabbi Shais Taub gives us his opinion on the twelve steps of AA, interpreted to help us understand WHY twelve step programs work (if you work them).