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  • [Read Article] Adult Children of Alcoholics

    Has alcohol been an important influence in your family's life? You maybe aware that there were alcohol problems in your family when you were growing up. However, you may not appreciate ways in which those problems continue to affect you, even as an ad

    Published: Wed November 10, 2010

  • [Read Article] Helping An Unwilling Alcoholic

    This can be a challenge. An alcoholic can't be forced to get help except under certain circumstances, such as a violent incident that results in court-ordered treatment or medical emergency. But you don't have to wait for someone to "hit rock bottom"

    Published: Fri July 10, 2009

  • [Read Article] Yoga: A physical path to reshaping your mind and moving your spirit

    The early founders of AA recognized that Alcoholism is a 3-fold disease affecting us physically, mentally and spiritually. The 12 step program has proved to be highly effective in addressing both the mental and spiritual aspects of the disease, while

    Published: Mon July 02, 2012

  • [Read Article] Are You an Enabler and What You Can Do about It

    Enabling is a term often used in the context of a relationship with an addict. It might be a drug addict (which includes an alcoholic), gambler, or compulsive shopper.

    Published: Mon March 18, 2013

  • [Read Article] Detoxification for Benzodiazepines

    Much like alcohol, detoxification from opiates is the first stage to recovery. Depending on the amount of an opiate that a person uses, (whether it’s heroin or prescription drugs like Oxycontin), withdrawals can last from anywhere between 1 week to

    Published: Tue May 02, 2017

  • [Read Article] Drunk Driving Statistics

    All 50 states have set .08 BAC as the legal limit for driving a motor vehicle.

    Published: Thu June 15, 2017