Planning an Alcoholism Intervention for Your Spouse

April 19, 2008

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Having a spouse that has an alcohol addiction can cause a great strain on your relationship. Many times, an alcoholic does not even realize that they have a problem.

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Alcohol Detox Centers

April 12, 2008

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Anyone who has read a health magazine or seen an infomercial may think that the word detox refers to a specific type of diet.  These diets are often based on inaccurate science and have dubious health benefits.

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Stereotypes Aboout Alcohol Abuse Hurt Everyone

April 8, 2008

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Stereotypes about alcoholism do not benefit anyone in society. They only serve to create a stigma against addicts that is usually unfair and can make them reluctant to get the help that they need for recovery.

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Elton John’s Alcohol Abuse Treatment

April 6, 2008

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Elton John has always been seen as a colorful character. The persona he brings to the stage, as well as his life, is always somewhat flashy and colorful. Those who are seeing him for the first time around now may not understand exactly how colorful and loud he was.

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Statistics of Alcohol Addiction

April 4, 2008

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Alcohol detox programs can help an alcoholic make a very difficult first step toward committing fully to a lifestyle without a dependence on alcohol. It has been proven by numerous studies that the more solid an addict’s support network of family, friends, medical workers, etc. the more likely he or she will be to recover fully.

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Children of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

April 3, 2008

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Perhaps the only people who are in a more difficult situation regarding substance abuse than the addicts themselves are their children. Growing up with a parent who had an addiction to drugs or alcohol can create serious problems in the child’s life, and it usually does.

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Alcohol Abuse Facts and Why Alcohol Rehab is Needed

April 2, 2008

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Over 22 million people in the United States that have a drug abuse or substance abuse problem. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for the year 2006, this amounts to a little less than 10% of the entire nation.

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Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment is Imperfect but Effective

March 31, 2008

Addiction treatment is not a quest for perfection. Many people have the mistaken notion that it is, and this leads to all kinds of counterproductive thoughts and actions. Rehabilitation and recovery are long processes that involve hard work, and there are usually bumps along the way. It’s best to know this advance so that the bumps don’t turn into roadblocks.

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Alcohol Abuse and Treatment Statistics

March 30, 2008

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There are over 22 million people in the United States that have a drug abuse or substance abuse problem. This amounts to a little less than 10% of the entire nation, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for the year 2006.

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Get Treatment for the Disease of Addiction

March 29, 2008

Drug and alcohol addiction are just as much a disease as diabetes and cancer. They create noticeable biological changes in the people who suffer from them. They have clearly defined symptoms and methods of treatment.

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