Alcohol Addiction

Understanding How Alcohol Addiction Affects the Brain and Decision-Making Power

While it is true that drinking alcohol is fun and enjoyable, it is also true that too much of something can be poisonous. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), in 2015, 86.4% of individuals aged 18 years and above reported drinking alcohol at least once in their lifetime. Further, 70.1% reported drinking in the last one year while an additional 56% reported drinking in the last month.

What is even more worrying is the fact that 26.9% reported engaging in binge drinking in the last month while 7% reported heavy drinking in the last month. Heavy drinking is defined as engaging in binge drinking on 5 or more days in the last month alone.  … Read More

Alcoholism Treatment Options

Understanding the Many Alcoholism Treatment Options

Do you know of someone addicted to alcohol and you’d like to extend a little help by providing this person more information about the various alcoholism treatment options?

Men and women around the world understand that it’s very difficult to deal with alcohol abuse not just for the addict but also for the people around him.

Watching how a loved one destroys his or her life through alcohol abuse is very challenging and painful. It can lead to many health issues, including heart attacks, strokes and behavioral health problems such as contracting STDs/STIs.… Read More