Alcohol

Alcoholism is a chronic disease that affects millions. Learn about its effects and how to get help if you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol.
Drug Addiction

Why Are So Many Queer People Using Drugs and Alcohol?

Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of addiction and how queer people can best seek treatment.
Family Wellness

The Elephant in the Room: When Your Father is an Alcoholic

Learn how to help your alcoholic dad recover and seek treatment for his addiction while also taking care of your own mental health.
Recovery

3 Ways Your Appearance Changes When You Quit Drinking

You will see many beneficial appearance changes after you quit drinking, including ones right in the mirror.
Drug Addiction

What Does It Feel Like to Go Through Drug Withdrawal?

Not knowing what to expect is often the scariest part. Learn about the common withdrawal symptoms you may experience during detox and what you can do to alleviate the discomfort.
Alcohol

How Are Children Impacted by Growing Up with Alcoholic Parents?

Having an alcoholic parent puts children at higher risk of developing addiction and mental health issues in the future; learn how to thrive in adulthood.
Alcohol

25 Reasons to Stop Drinking Alcohol for Good

Have you been considering giving up alcohol but need a little push? Check out these 25 reasons why you should finally stop drinking for good.
Alcohol

10 Effects of Alcohol on the Body

Long-term alcohol use impacts your physical health. Learn about alcoholism's negative effects on the brain, heart, liver, and other organs.
Alcohol

How to Break the Vicious Cycle of Stress and Alcoholism

Stress does not mix well with alcohol, but many anxious people drink anyway. Learn how stress drinking can lead to alcoholism.
Drug Addiction

Tips For Smoothly Attending a Holiday Party While in Recovery

Holiday parties can bring extra stress for people in recovery. Learn tips to plan ahead, minimize the risk of relapse, and remain committed to sobriety during the festivities.
Alcohol

Stress Drinking During the Pandemic? Don’t Wait Until the “Check Liver” Light Comes On

As the COVID-19 pandemic lags on, so do the feelings of isolation. Deal with your emotions and stress in healthy ways instead of reaching for a drink.
Drug Addiction

Marijuana Use Rises Among College Students While Alcohol Consumption Decreases

Dangerous COVID-19 trend shows college students are turning to marijuana to cope with anxiety and social isolation and drinking less alcohol.
Alcohol

Grape Depression: Wine Mom Culture in The Time Of COVID-19

While it is often depicted as harmless on television and social media, wine mom culture is normalizing dangerous drinking which can lead to alcoholism.