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Alcohol Abuse

Why Do Alcoholics Lie?

Someone struggling with an alcohol use disorder may have a strong, physical urge to drink which may inform the way certain decisions are made.1 All the things that make a person who she is may take a back seat to the need to satisfy the alcohol craving, and that includes honesty. Spouses, family, friends, faith … Continue reading Why Do Alcoholics Lie?

May 23, 2019

Why Do Alcoholics Lie?
Addiction Recovery

Are There Scientific Processes Underlying the 12-Step Recovery Method?

On This Page: Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Explain the 12-Step Method Positive Psychology as the Gateway for Spiritual Renewal Sponsorship and the Process of Mirroring The Neurological Effects of Storytelling   When it comes to the current conceptualization of addiction, most would subscribe to the compelling disease model, which decidedly states that addiction is a … Continue reading Are There Scientific Processes Underlying the 12-Step Recovery Method?

December 29, 2015

Alcohol Abuse

Is Alcohol Delivery Contributing to the Growth of an Alcohol Abuse Problem?

On This Page: Want a Drink? There’s an App for That Avoiding the Stigma Recognizing Alcohol Use Disorder You can order a pizza or get someone to drop off groceries. You can receive flowers and find books, toys and clothes in your mailbox. You can get almost anything delivered to your door. Alcohol is no … Continue reading Is Alcohol Delivery Contributing to the Growth of an Alcohol Abuse Problem?

July 16, 2015

Alcohol Abuse

Top 10 Hardest Drinking States in the Country

Americans drink a lot of alcohol. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism[1] found, “Per capita consumption of ethanol from all alcoholic beverages combined in 2013 was 2.34 gallons.” This doesn’t mean every person drinks the same amount. Some individuals choose not to drink any alcohol. Others struggle with alcohol abuse issues and drink … Continue reading Top 10 Hardest Drinking States in the Country

July 23, 2014

Alcohol Abuse

Forget Roofies: Alcohols Is #1 Date Rape Drug, Says Law Enforcement

Ketamine, Rohypnol (also known as flunitrazepam), liquid Ecstasy and other drugs are commonly referred to as “roofies,” a term that is also used as a verb to denote the action of slipping any of these substances into an unsuspecting victim’s drink with the goal of incapacitating them for the purposes of sexual or physical abuse. … Continue reading Forget Roofies: Alcohols Is #1 Date Rape Drug, Says Law Enforcement

February 3, 2014