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6 Incredibly profound Alcoholics Anonymous slogans for anyone’s life

Whether you are struggling with an addiction or not, these sayings from AA can be a great help<p>The purpose of a slogan is to remind you of something …

5 Things I Miss About Alcoholism – Be Yourself

I gave up drinking when my pancreas exploded.<p>After a two-week bender, I spent a day with a knifing pain in my gut, vomiting so hard that I ripped my …

Tips for surviving the Christmas party season from a recovering alcoholic

<b>Christmas can be a difficult time for recovering alcoholics but there are ways to make things easier.</b><p>After 15 years living with active addictions, I …

Surgeon General Murthy Wants America To Face Up To Addiction

In 1964, the U.S. surgeon general released a report on the health impacts of smoking, and it shaped the public and government's attitudes toward tobacco for years to come. On Thursday, another surgeon general's report was issued, this time tackling a much broader issue: addiction and the misuse and …

Public Health

What happens when you go sober after alcoholism - in 12 photos

<b>Keith Urbowicz is a former alcoholic, and now a viral image.</b><p>He posted two pictures side by side, showing just how different he looked after only …

Shane Watson

Acceptance in Alcohol Addiction

It seems almost too simple to be true, but accepting that alcoholism is a chronic disease and not a personal failure – is the key to achieving …

Guide to Alcoholism & Depression

At Rehab 4 Alcoholism, we admit thousands of individuals into alcohol rehab centers each and every year. Because of this, we often get asked whether …

Alcohol

Subtle Signs You Might Have A Drinking Problem

Kiefer Sutherland has written a song about his tumultuous relationship with alcohol. The actor, who recently released his debut album, says the song …

Fake Instagram Profile Tricked 50,000 People to ‘Like’ Photos of Alcoholism

25-year-old French socialite Louise Delage has amassed some 44,000 followers and over 50,000 likes on Instagram in the last 2 months. An impressive …

Drugs Don't Cause Addiction: This Brilliant Animated Video Will Change Your View on Drugs Forever

The brilliant short animated video below will explain to you why drugs don't actually cause addiction, changing your view on drugs forever.

Finding higher power helps student through recovery

It seemed that this was the only way to get away, this was the only answer to all his problems. Jacob Gurock, a sophomore personal financial planning …

Mental Health

The shame of it all

The shame this author talks about is very real, an not helpful at all to the alcoholic.<p>Early in recovery, someone shared with me the difference …

Health

How to spot you’re an alcoholic

In a society dominated by drinking, spotting the signs of alcoholism is the first hurdle of many. Adam, now one year sober explains how he coped and …

Mental Health

Scientists Have Turned Off The Urge To Drink In Alcoholic Rats

Alcohol addiction is difficult to overcome, and even those who seek professional help often face high relapse rates. A new study, however, claims to …

letter to my 13 year old self

David,<p>Just a quick heads up...<p>You’re smart, have lots of energy and have great potential in this life, but even more than that, you have so much yet …

Happiness

The Truth About Alcoholism

Alcoholism

Addiction: Why It’s a Family Affair.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Addiction – it’s a word that many Americans like to ignore. Often we blame the addict and believe they …

The Things That Haunt Me Now That I Am Sober

I can't remember how his hand felt in mine.<p>That little-boy hand, that precious plump skin sheltering delicate bones, cupped within my larger, …

8 Signs That Your Partner Might Have a Drinking Problem | Women's Health

But alcoholics function differently. "An alcoholic is psychologically and physically dependent on the chronic consumption of alcohol and often can’t stop drinking once they’ve started," says Randall Dwenger, M.D., psychiatrist and medical director at Mountainside Treatment Center in Canaan, …

Are You An Alcoholic? 5 Questions To Assess Your Relationship With Booze

Have you ever wondered if your alcohol use habits are healthy or not? Drinking is a slippery slope that can quickly turn into alcoholism in some …

Alcohol

Teenage Alcoholism: How Costly It is To Allow An Underage To Drink Alcohol

Alcohol is among the most abused substance by the youth in the U.S. today according to CDC. Young people normally take their first taste at home and …

We are all 'wired' for addiction, says researcher

Drug addicts and non-addicts may have more in common than ever thought, according to a researcher who found that to some degree, everyone’s brain is …

Prayer Found to Reduce Alcohol Cravings

Can prayer reduce alcoholics’ cravings for a drink? A surprising new study of long-term members of Alcoholics Anonymous suggests the answer may be <i>yes</i>.<p>…

'By meeting me, they know they can climb out of that dark hole' - former alcoholic changes lives by becoming Community Peer Mentor

The 46-year-old, from Darlington, will use her life experiences to inspire and help vulnerable people and those who make frequent demands on …

County Durham

Boozy primates may hint at the roots of alcoholism

A proclivity for fruits and nectars with the highest alcohol content could offer some primates an evolutionary advantage.<p>Fermented fruits and nectars …

Alcoholism: a problem we can’t ignore

<i>Alcoholism and other forms of addiction are just as prevalent among Jews as they are in other communities, and we actively do harm when we pretend</i> …

Mental Health

MY CONFESSION: Rescue from the depths of alcoholism

In Summary<p>My grandfather was fond of making traditional brews such as busaa and muratina. Being the eldest among my siblings, he would often ask me …

What Works: Spiritual Recovery

If you are an alcoholic or addict, being spiritually unfit can be fatal. If not literally fatal then, as in my case, a living death — one definition …

7 Popular Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous

Many people believe that theonly way to manage long-term sobriety is by entering a 12-step program and attending regular meetings for the rest of …