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Cancer: Alcohol’s Dirty Little Secret?

What Doctors Don’t Tell YouIt is, in fact, no secret at all that alcohol causes cancer.  Rather than conferring any demonstrable metabolic benefit, alcohol is more likely to damage your health in a variety of ways. The body converts alcohol (e...
by Addiction Inbox on Nov 27, 2016

Alcohol Myths

By David Joel Miller. How many alcohol myths do you believe? Alcohol is a stimulant. Many people think and alcohol stimulates them and gives them more energy.  This belief was so common in the past among newspaper reporters and writers … Conti...
by counseolrssoapbox on Sep 6, 2016

Breath Away Quotes

Instead of how many breaths you take, Life should be measured by how many moments take your breath away.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Aug 24, 2016

Yellow Journalism-Nude Photos of Mrs. Trump, Obama’s Mother, Clinton’s Alcoholism, Trump’s ‘Breakdown’

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources   Yellow Journalism-Nude photos of Mrs. Trump, Obama’s Mother, Clinton’s Alcoholi...
by Urban Survival Resources on Aug 4, 2016

The Poetry of “Irresistible Descent”

 John Berryman in the Penal Colony  “Will power is nothing. Morals is nothing. Lord, this is illness.”—John Berryman, 1971A year before he committed suicide by jumping off a Minneapolis bridge in 1972, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Joh...
by Addiction Inbox on Aug 1, 2016

Research Finds that Those Who are 65 Years and Older Binge Drink

When you think of binge drinking you might think of those between the ages of 18 and 24 participating in this kind of behavior. And it is certainly true that young adults make up the largest percentage of the population who binge drink. However, acco...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 17, 2016

On the Mountaintop

Your mountains will never increase in height, but you and I can increase in stature.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jun 11, 2016

Tomorrow will be better

If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. -Thich Naht Hanh...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jun 7, 2016

What is a Standard Drink?

By David Joel Miller. The taste may change but the alcohol stays the same. Only one kind of alcohol, ethanol, is drinkable. Ethanol or ethyl alcohol is made from fermenting a liquid made from fruit, grains or similar vegetative products. … Cont...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 11, 2016

What is a Standard Drink?

By David Joel Miller. The taste may change but the alcohol stays the same. Only one kind of alcohol, ethanol, is drinkable. Ethanol or ethyl alcohol is made from fermenting a liquid made from fruit, grains or similar vegetative products. … Cont...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 11, 2016

My brother

  My brother is one of my true heroes. Steady and sober where I am impulsive and emotional. -Mark McKinnon...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on May 9, 2016

Create your future

  The best way to predict the future is to create it.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on May 8, 2016

What is Binge Drinking?

By David Joel Miller. Binge drinking is a huge problem. Some people have one drink after dinner each night. Other people save them up and have all seven on Friday night. Drinking seven drinks on Friday night is not the … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Apr 20, 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

The role of emotion processing deficits in alcohol dependence and relapse.

This study looks at an area close to our research hearts. The role of emotion processing deficits in alcohol dependence and relapse. It is a good overview of some of the literature. The underlying mechanism which prompts relapse is not unearthed in t...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 23, 2016

The role of emotion processing deficits in alcohol dependence and relapse.

This study looks at an area close to our research hearts. The role of emotion processing deficits in alcohol dependence and relapse. It is a good overview of some of the literature. The underlying mechanism which prompts relapse is not unearthed in t...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 23, 2016

St. Pat Tricks

What does it say about a saint when the celebration of his day is excessive drinking? Virtue and vice, while not nearly as Manichean as sometimes made out to be, nevertheless conflict in such a setting. Like many American mutts, … Continue read...

What are Alcohol-Related Disorders?

By David Joel Miller. Alcoholism is not the only problem alcohol causes. Most of the time when people think of the problems that could be caused by alcohol they think of the “chronic” alcoholic. A lot of what people “know” … Continue re...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 9, 2016

Attachment Style, Alexithymia, and Psychiatric Disorders in Alcoholic Inpatients

How Insecure Attachment Creates the Emptiness Within?  This article (1) is one of the most profound studies into the effects of insecure attachment on alcohol dependence and co-occurring disorders. As such I would urge you to read it as it appears t...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Feb 15, 2016


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