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What to Expect From Alcohol Rehab

Posted by Ryan Jackson on May 9, 2018 4:38:19 PM

 

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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Alcohol detox doesn't need to be frightening

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Mar 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The single biggest barrier to going to an alcohol detox rehab is fear. Typically, fear of the withdrawal symptoms and the unknown can invoke immense anxiety. However, a structured, safe and gradual detox at the hands of professional clinicians at an alcohol rehab or clinic needn’t be as frightening as you think. Remember - the patients and residents at the rehab center came in with the same concerns, fears, and worries as you, and they’re okay. Although the journey towards sober living can involve a few uncomfortable days initially, the effects of alcohol withdrawal are rarely as pronounced as people expect. The rewards that follow certainly make it all worthwhile.

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Alcohol Rehab In Kentucky 

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Mar 1, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you’re looking for an addiction treatment center in Kentucky, you’re not alone. Middle and Southern states are experiencing staggeringly high numbers of individuals seeking treatment for addictions, primarily opiate and alcohol abuse. What can you expect in a mid-south rehab, and how do treatment options compare to northern states? Find out now and read on to understand how alcohol rehab in Kentucky differs from most.

 

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Alcohol Recovery Quotes

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Feb 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Deciding to quit alcohol and begin an alcohol recovery program can be a difficult realization to come to. Not only that, but since alcohol is so socially acceptable, it can sometimes seem impossible to avoid. On that note, I have compiled a few of my favorite quotes related to recovery from alcohol addiction.

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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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