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5 Traits Of An Alcoholic You Need To Know

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

As the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States, alcohol has ravaged the country with its harmful effects on the human body. One out of every twelve adults suffer from alcohol abuse, and the consequences of such an addiction are potentially life-threatening. As a society, one of the best ways to make a difference in helping an alcoholic is to recognize essential characteristics or traits that correlate to alcoholism. Whether it be through noting common behaviors, contributing adverse reactions to past experiences, or doing individual psychological research on the matter, the ability to make a change is attainable to those who wish to do so. Listed below are five significant characteristics that are associated with alcoholics.

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7 Things You Should Never Say To An Alcoholic

Posted by Heather Valsan on Oct 31, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

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The Buzz on Critical Alcohol Facts

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

We all know about alcohol and the general effects they can have on our body. But do you know the facts that are essential to keeping you alive and safe? Keep reading below to learn about some unknown but vital statistics from the book Buzzed. Authors Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartzwelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD., of Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine have provided an extensive amount of knowledge on abused drugs and alcohol. Luckily for us, by investing and a short amount of time and reading these statements regarding alcohol, we have the potential to one day save someone's life, maybe even our own.

 

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What to Expect From Alcohol Rehab

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Aug 29, 2017 8:05:00 AM

 

Alcohol is common in our country. So common, in fact, that nearly 90% of people have had a drink at least once in their lifetimes. For the most part, people are social drinkers. It’s as ingrained in our lifestyle as much as sports and intimate gatherings are.

The problem is, many go beyond what is a drink or two.

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