Quitting Alcohol 101

Choosing the Best Approach to Fight Your Alcohol Addiction According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism “approximately 17 million adults ages 18 and older have an alcohol use disorder (AUD).”  Those suffering from Alcohol use disorder will often be unable to cut down or stop drinking, they may experience alcohol cravings, be …

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Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays

Holidays are often a triggering point for those dealing with alcohol dependence or addiction.  Staying sober during the holidays is often easier said than done.  Holiday parties and get-togethers are usually stocked with alcohol.  Staying sober during the holidays takes dedication and accountability.  Understanding your triggers and being vigilant about avoiding a relapse is imperative …

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Alcohol Third Leading Preventable Cause of Death in the US

Alcohol-Related Statistics from the CDC and NIH According to the Centers for Disease Control, from 2006 to 2010 around 88,000 people died each year from alcohol-related causes.  This includes chronic causes such as pancreatitis and liver disease as well as acute causes such as alcohol-related crashes and drowning.  Behind tobacco and obesity, alcohol has become …

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