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3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

For many people, Thanksgiving is a time to get together and spend time with friends and family. Even if circumstances force you to limit the number of people you surround yourself with, it can still be a nerve-wracking experience if it’s the first one you’ve spent sober in a long time. You’ll need to adjust…

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The Dangers of Alcohol and Exercise

You wouldn’t think that alcohol and exercise go together, but the truth is, people who exercise more also tend to drink more. This may not seem like a problem. Wouldn’t exercise work off the alcohol? However, this combination can be a problem for many reasons, and there’s science behind it. Whether you’re celebrating after completing…

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Why Do I Need Alcohol Abuse Counseling?

It is not uncommon for folks entering recovery to ask, “Why do I need alcohol abuse counseling?” Sometimes, people with an alcohol problem will try recovery on their own at first. However, more often than not, this isn’t a very successful way. Unfortunately, drinking is usually a symptom of a deeper issue. Simply not drinking…

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How Does AA Help?

Alcoholics Anonymous or AA is one of the largest support groups for recovering alcoholics across the country. No matter where you live, you can often find many meetings within easy distance. This faith-based program follows a 12-step principle that members work on in order. How does AA help those who attend its program and follow…

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Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic

Having an alcohol abuse problem doesn’t always look like that common portrayal of a person lying on the street homeless, dirty disheveled clothing, and a brown bag in their one hand. Only a small percentage of those addicted to alcohol get to that point. In actuality, a large majority of those who have a problem…

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Signs and Symptoms of Wet Brain

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 Many people know that alcohol, when overused, can create serious side effects for the user as well as those close to them—and sometimes even those who don’t know the user at all. We all know about alcohol poisoning, alcoholism, and the problems that can result from drunk driving and other behaviors…

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Middle Aged People Are Dying from Alcoholism

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 Today when we hear about substance abuse issues in this country the first point of discussion is the escalated opioid epidemic here in the United States. After all, it is most often reported in the news and is currently considered the most severe addiction problem in the US. Unfortunately, there is…