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How to help an alcohol addict

How to help an alcohol addict

October 16th, 2014

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.

2 Living in a codependent marriage? How to get through it

Living in a codependent marriage? How to get through it

October 13th, 2014

You are not alone. Frances Simone knows about the dynamics of codependency and dealing with alcoholism from her real-life experience with her husband.

10 Detox from alcohol

Detox from alcohol

October 8th, 2014

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.

How to cope with alcoholism in the family: BOOK REVIEW

How to cope with alcoholism in the family: BOOK REVIEW

October 3rd, 2014

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.

Talking to college students about alcohol

Talking to college students about alcohol

October 1st, 2014

Six (6) conversations you should be having with your college student, especially about drinking. More here.

2 Alcohol effects

Alcohol effects

September 23rd, 2014

Alcohol can affect on multiple physical systems of the body. Not to mention the mental side effects. We review the body systems affected by alcohol here, and invite your questions about alcohol effects at the end.

1 Can I drink in recovery?

Can I drink in recovery?

September 18th, 2014

Many people in recovery wonder whether alcohol is off the table for good. Here we examine what drinking in recovery looks like and see what some recovery resources have to say. Then, we invite your comments and feedback at the end.

17 Alcohol detox time

Alcohol detox time

September 16th, 2014

While most cases of acute detox are over within about a week, detox from alcohol can last anywhere from a few hours to several months. We review the common symptoms that can occur, their risks, and the complete time it takes to go through alcohol detox here.

3 Help for alcohol withdrawal

Help for alcohol withdrawal

September 10th, 2014

Seek 24-7 medical supervision during alcohol withdrawal for diagnosis and treatment of possible severe conditions. Treatments then include oral benzodiazepines, anti-seizure or anti-psychotic medications and fluid intake. More here on where to get help for alcohol withdrawal and what to expect during withdrawal.

1 How is alcohol abused?

How is alcohol abused?

September 1st, 2014

Alcohol abuse = excessive drinking. More than one drink per day for women; more than two drinks daily for men. More here on the limits between healthy and unhealthy drinking, with a section for your questions at the end.

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