Most people understand the adverse effects of alcohol; after all, at one point or another, we’ve experienced it. Hangovers the mornings after are apparent signs that whatever it does to the brain isn’t good. Alcohol abuse scars the liver, hurts the heart, and negatively affects the brain. Within 5 to 10 minutes of reaching your
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Those in recovery can get carried away in the Holidays. Luckily, there are activities that can ensure you have a sober New Year’s Day and start the year right.
Despite what many may believe, alcohol poisoning can affect anyone and is not limited to the stereotypical “alcoholic” or first-time teenage partygoer. Alcohol poisoning can happen if you’re out celebrating with friends after a big job win or even having some wine alone at home during an emotionally difficult time. It can occur intentionally or
High-functioning alcoholics suffer from Alcoholic Use Disorder. Though the condition can seem milder, it carries incredible social, professional, and mental costs that are often minimized.
Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness, knowledge, and understanding of mental and substance use disorders while celebrating the successes of those in long-term recovery. GateHouse Treatment is a drug and alcohol rehab dedicated to helping those with substance abuse issues. We also stay updated on all
Many imagine an alcoholic as the raggedy homeless man under the bridge walking around with a brown bag in hand. They ask themselves, “am I an alcoholic?” “Do I need alcohol treatment?” This stereotype also misleads many people to believe they don’t suffer from alcoholism and are instead “casual drinkers,” or just normal college students