Month: December 2019

Famous People Who Struggled with Alcohol Addiction

Celebrities Who Have Been Open About their Recovery Many celebrities have been honest about their struggles with drug and alcohol addiction.  Some of the most recognized names in Hollywood have opened up to fans about their substance use and subsequent recovery efforts. Bradley Cooper One of Hollywood’s leading men has spoken openly about his sobriety.  …

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How Alcohol Affects More Than Just the Drinker

Study Shows Secondhand Harms of Alcohol A study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs and released by Science Daily estimates that one in five (approximately 53 million people) are harmed because of someone else’s drinking each year.  The harm experienced by others includes: Threats or harassment Ruined property Vandalism Physical aggression …

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Holiday Challenges for those Recovering from Alcohol Addiction

Setting Realistic Goals for Your Sobriety This Holiday Season With Christmas only weeks away, many families are gearing up for festivities.  The holidays can be a joyous time, but it can also be very stressful.  Over the last few weeks of the year, there is an influx of visitors, get-togethers and temptation for those recovering …

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New Study Shows Ketamine Could Be Key to Reducing Heavy Drinking

Study out of University College London Shows Ketamine Could Reduce Urge to Drink According to an article recently published by Science News, a new trial out of University College London shows that Ketamine may help to reduce the urge to drink alcohol.  Ketamine, a sedative and anesthetic, is known to have a hallucinogenic response.  Nature …

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