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What is “Conditions for Further Study?”

By David Joel Miller. Are there more mental illnesses than we know about? “Conditions for Further Study” is a chapter in the DSM-5 which describes some possible mental illnesses that have not yet gotten full official recognition. These are not &#...
by counseolrssoapbox on Apr 8, 2016

Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Her Alcohol Addiction

Elizabeth Vargas, 20/20 anchor, first opened up about her struggle with alcohol addiction after getting out of rehab in 2014. She later relapsed and returned to rehab once more. Vargas said, “As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcom...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 8, 2016

What is “Conditions for Further Study?”

By David Joel Miller. Are there more mental illnesses than we know about? “Conditions for Further Study” is a chapter in the DSM-5 which describes some possible mental illnesses that have not yet gotten full official recognition. These are not &#...
by counseolrssoapbox on Apr 8, 2016

On National Beer Day, A Look At Beer, Tax & The Fight Against Whiskey In America

Beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage in the United States, making up nearly half of domestic alcohol sales. As a country, we consume 50 billion pints of beer each year: that’s 6.25 billion gallons, enough to fill more than 9,500 Olympic-size...
by TaxWorldWeb on Apr 7, 2016

The Nerdy Bartender creates Hello Kitty Hot Chocolate Shooters!

Stacey Roy is back in an all new episode of The Nerdy Bartender and this time around she is creating delicious Hello Kitty Hot Chocolate Shooters!Ingredients:Vanilla VodkaCreme de CacaoWhipping Cream1 Cup of MilkPink Hot Chocolate Mix (White Hot Choc...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Apr 7, 2016

Survey on American’s Thoughts About Substance Use and Addiction Treatment

AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research conducted a national survey in which they surveyed 1,042 American adults on their attitudes toward substance use and addiction treatment in the United States. The survey found that the substance which Americ...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 31, 2016

One in Ten Children Grow Up with an Alcoholic Parent

When children are raised with a parent that abuses alcohol, there are many ramifications that arise as a result. First and foremost, it puts a child at risk for developing an addiction of their own at some point in life. Researchers at the Substance...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 31, 2016

What is an Alcohol Use Disorder?

By David Joel Miller. How is Alcohol Use Disorder different from Alcoholism? Used to be a time when doctors treated medical issues, Therapists treated mental illness, Social services treated poverty related issues and – well – no one exactly...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 30, 2016

What is an Alcohol Use Disorder?

By David Joel Miller. How is Alcohol Use Disorder different from Alcoholism? Used to be a time when doctors treated medical issues, Therapists treated mental illness, Social services treated poverty related issues and – well – no one exactly...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 30, 2016

Binge Drinking on the Rise Among Women

Binge drinking is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having five or more drinks if you are a male and four or more drinks if you are a female. A new study found that binge drinking among women has risen a considerable amount...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 29, 2016

Increase booze tax to reduce harm: experts

More Australian health experts are calling for alcohol tax reform, including restricting retailers from heavily discounting booze.
by TaxWorldWeb on Mar 28, 2016

Bitter brew

– Glug, glug, glug, go the dregs of my dad’s last home brew. Not down my throat, but in the sink. Testament to 30 years of continuous unimprovement. It began as a fine recipe. With fresh ingredients from a ‘way-out’ 70s health...
by Imagine Day on Mar 27, 2016

Easter in Oz: Bunnies, Beaches and Booze

Easter in Australia: what does it mean to you? Although traditionally a religious celebration, these days our thoughts tend to stray towards chocolate, bunnies and Easter eggs, camping, beaches, and getting away for the long weekend. But for many Aus...
by Middle Aged Mama on Mar 24, 2016

What is Drug Withdrawal?

By David Joel Miller. You’re more likely to have a drug withdrawal than you might think. When people think of drug withdrawal the picture they see is the one of classic heroin withdrawal. Someone coming off heroin or other opiates … Continue...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 23, 2016

High-Rise cocktail

Hello, everyone! So, it's been about six months since I've ruffled the waters of this reticent food blog. I'd like to imagine that it's been absently humming to itself, completely relaxed in a warm, summery field, somewhere along the...
by Une Gamine dans la Cuisine on Mar 17, 2016

Tips for Living With an Alcoholic Parent

Addiction doesn’t just affect the person addiction; it affects everyone around them, including family members and loved ones. If you are living with an alcoholic parents, here are a few things you should know. It’s not your fault. Childre...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 17, 2016

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Too Much Alcohol?

Some people believe that an occasional glass of red wine can benefit your health. Regardless of the merits of this view, too much red wine is a recipe for disaster. The post What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Too Much Alcohol? appeared first o...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Mar 16, 2016

Video: Talking About Underage Drinking With Your Child

  Visit StopAlcoholAbuse.gov for more information on how to talk about underage drinking with your child. The post Video: Talking About Underage Drinking With Your Child appeared first on Lakehouse Recovery Center.
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 15, 2016

Hooper’s Alcoholic Beverages @Hoopersbrews [By @SpectreUK]

I’ve recently blogged about the much-enjoyed Hooper's Alcoholic Dandelion & Burdock before and always fondly remember the Alcohopop fever that... This content is a summary only, visit www.foodstufffinds.co.uk for the full article :-)...
by Foodstuff Finds on Mar 12, 2016

Experts are Still Looking for the Right Medication for Cocaine Addiction

Believe it or not, there is no FDA-approved medication that is effective in treating cocaine addiction. There are many forms of effective treatment, such as participating in therapy, residing at a treatment center, attending 12-step meetings, etc. Ho...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 11, 2016


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