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Signs Of Relapsing And How To Prevent It

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When overcoming addiction, there is almost always a risk of relapse. Some studies suggest that 40-60% of people relapse after undergoing treatment or rehabilitation programs for addiction. Furthermore, up to 85% of people are believed to relapse within the first year after having treatment. Like many things, preventative measures can be the key to staying …

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) and its supporting organizations across the U.S. have addressed on a large scale the nation’s number one public health problem: alcoholism. Alcohol Awareness Month comprises a series of activities and public service messages delivered across America to increase awareness and understanding of …

A Look at the Physical Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abusers are heavy drinkers who continue to drink no matter the consequences.  This form of substance abuse can result in the destruction of families, careers, goals and often times, lives. Abusers and addicts are not the same but both experience the physical effects of the excessive consumption of alcohol. Individuals who are considered alcohol …

Recovering from Alcohol Addiction a Day at a Time

“Alcohol kills more teenagers than all other drugs combined.” Recent studies show that thirty-two percent of heavy drinkers over the age of twelve have also used illegal drugs. Loss of control, an overwhelmed mindset, and hopelessness affect the mind of someone who is suffering from alcohol dependency. Addiction does not discriminate against age nor race …