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.
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How to Tell if Someone is Drinking Too Much and How to Help

Learn the warning signs of alcoholism and what you can do to get your loved one the help they need
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Glossary of AA: Important 12 Step Terminology to Know

Going to your first AA meeting can be overwhelming. Feel more confident and prepared with the help of this beginner's guide to AA terms.
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8 Signs You Are Ready to Go to Rehab

You don’t need to be physically addicted to drugs or alcohol to need rehab. If substance abuse is causing negative effects in your life, it may be time to seek help. Here are 8 signs that you are ready to go to rehab.
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Why Do Some People Become Addicted While Others Don’t?

Ever wondered why one person can try drugs and be seemingly unaffected while another can become hooked after just one use? In this article, Seon Kim, Assistant Clinical Director at Mountainside, explains why some become addicted while others don't.
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Too Young to Die – A Look at the Silent Epidemic Killing Young Adults

Alcoholism kills, but why is alcohol killing more young people than every before?
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5 Things I Learned From My Dad's Addiction to Alcohol

It may not seem like it right now, but things can end up "OK."
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Women Are Drinking Themselves to Death, Study Finds

A study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recently revealed some surprising data — alcohol leads to more deaths than all drug overdoses combined.
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Alcohol Withdrawal – Know What to Expect When You Quit Drinking

You know you have to stop drinking, but you’re worried about what will happen if do — you’ll start going through withdrawal. Learn what to expect and how you can ensure you go through detox without putting yourself in danger.
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What to Expect at Your First AA Meeting

Here's a fun fact: I was six years old when I went to my very first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.
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Dry January: 5 Ways Your Body Changes When You Stop Drinking Alcohol

Want to start the new year on a healthier note? Here are five ways in which taking part in Dry January can change your body for the better.
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Life Sans Alcohol: How I Maintain My Social Life and Sobriety

I quit drinking over 3 years ago, and the day I decided to put down the sauce, was the day I decided it was time to burn my old life down. This is how I live my (new) life sober.
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Shia LeBeouf’s new movie “Honey Boy” hit close to home for this child of an alcoholic

Turns out I have a whole lot in common with Shia Lebeouf. Who would have thought?