The Dangers of Binge Drinking and the Road to Recovery

In a world that often romanticizes the idea of unwinding with a drink or two, the line between social drinking and excessive alcohol consumption can become blurred. Binge drinking, a pattern of alcohol consumption that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/dL or higher, is a concerning phenomenon with far-reaching consequences. In this

Does Being Drunk Really Change Your Personality?

  “Here is the fellow who has been puzzling you, especially in his lack of control. He does absurd, incredible, tragic things while drinking. He is a real Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” This is a famous description of the alcoholic from Alcoholics Anonymous, “The Big Book” of Alcoholics Anonymous, the world renowned 12 step

6 Reasons It’s Cool To Be Sober

  Sobriety is cool. Here are 6 reasons why:   You aren’t (part of) the problem anymore: Alcohol contributes to thousands of deaths, injuries, and accidents every single year, by the tens of thousands. Being under the influence of alcohol has statistical cost on the rest of the world. SObriety means you aren’t part of

Can Moderation Be Part Of Recovery From Alcoholism?

Moderation is defined as “the avoidance of excess or extremes, especially in one’s behavior”. Alcoholism could be seen as an excess of alcohol, consumed in the extreme amount. There are some who are able to return to drinking in a moderate way for a lifetime. People can experience alcoholism without developing chemical dependency, or, they

What to do if you Notice Symptoms of Alcoholism in a Co-Worker

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  The statistics are staggering. Over 70% of all substance abusers in the United States hold down at least one job. Now, this doesn’t mean that those individuals who are struggling with an addiction will actually use on the job, but it does affect what they do, and how they perform at work. Employers and

Avoiding the Drink : How to Stave off Alcohol Relapse

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  It is possible to prevent alcohol relapse, if the individual stays diligent and takes proactive measures to do so. It is important for the individual to remember that they can’t avoid all temptations and triggers. This is why recovery must follow steps that will help the individual make the right decision when faced with