Month: October 2019

Halloween Safety Tips

The Scary Facts Behind Drinking and Halloween According to census.gov there were an estimated 41.1 million trick-or-treaters in 2018.  Children were between the ages of 5 and 14 and many of them left unaccompanied by an adult on Halloween night.  Despite the known dangers, the vast majority of children do not carry a flashlight or …

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Common Struggles in Recovery

Frequent Hurdles for those Recovering from Alcohol Addiction Addiction and recovery can be different for everyone.  People face unique struggles in their treatment.  Different things trigger different people and relapse prevention can be as distinctive as a person’s fingerprint.  There are, however, some universal struggles for many people in addiction treatment.  This article will discuss …

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The Isolation of Addiction

Why Community Is an Important Part of Addiction Recovery People who struggle with addiction have a tendency towards isolation.  In many cases, heavy alcohol use can affect nearly every relationship that a person may encounter.  It makes it easier to isolate yourself from hurting others.  Isolation also makes it easier to feed your addiction.  Many …

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California Alcohol Laws

Alcohol-Related Laws in the State of California In California, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control regulates the sale and distribution of alcohol.  The Alcoholic Beverage Control works closely with local police departments to enforce alcohol laws in the State.  In order to legally drink in California, you must be 21 years old.  As the State’s …

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