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,
What’s it like to go to rehab while on probation? An insider look here.
How do you get through the holidays without picking up a drink or getting high? Plan, relax, and set limits. More tips here.
How can a mobile monitoring device really help alcohol relapse prevention? We interview Brad Keays, the CEO and inventor of Soberlink, on this new approach to alcohol relapse prevention using technology.
The Holidays, we are told, are the happiest time of the year. Crisp, cold days, flurries of snow, gathering around the fire and sitting together to enjoy a beautiful meal – these are the images of the ideal from Thanksgiving to Hannukah to Christmas to New Year.
You can help an alcoholic in the process of identifying the problem as well as helping research appropriate treatment options. More on how to do this here.
You are not alone. Frances Simone knows about the dynamics of codependency and dealing with alcoholism from her real-life experience with her husband.
Seek medical supervision during alcohol detox. Dependence must be assessed and serious conditions can occur in the first 72 hours. More on detox from alcohol protocol here.
Believe it or not, you really CAN raise healthy children in an alcoholic home. How? Dr. Barbara Wood shares her experience and knowledge in a MUST HAVE book. More here.
Six (6) conversations you should be having with your college student, especially about drinking. More here.