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How to Help Someone with Alcohol Poisoning

By Colleen Marlett No content available.

Alcohol overdose is common among binge drinkers as they drink larger amounts of alcohol in a short period of time compared to s... Continue Reading

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My Long Walk Down the Wine Aisle at the Grocery Store

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

One writer shares how the most mundane tasks have changed since sobriety and what it was like to finally overcome her fears. Continue Reading

The Correlation Between Type 2 Diabetes, Alcohol and Tobacco

By Lisa OBrien No content available.

The stakes are too high to leave diabetes unattended and continue to use alcohol and tobacco. Continue Reading

Why Some People Get Hives From Alcohol

By Leia Rivera No content available.

Though an actual alcohol allergy is rarely seen in the general populace, an allergic reaction to a component of an alcoholic be... Continue Reading

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3 Ways Drinking Tries to Lure You Back and How to Say “NO!”

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

Drinking thoughts are inevitable. It pays to remember this and to have a comprehensive set of tools and techniques to fall back... Continue Reading

4 Skin Conditions Caused by Alcoholism

By Caitlin Thiede No content available.

The largest organ in our body is the first to show damage from alcohol consumption. Unfortunately, it's also usually the last o... Continue Reading

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Breaking the Glass Bottle: The Changing Nature of Feminism and Alcohol Use

By Jennifer Wezensky No content available.

Experts say that the increase in women using alcohol coincides with the start of the feminist movement in the 1970s, continuing... Continue Reading

5 Clear Indicators That I Had a Drinking Problem

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

The journey from “normal” to “abnormal” to “problem” drinker is just a matter of degrees. One writer shares 5 pivotal moments w... Continue Reading

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Young, Wild and Sober: How I’m Living My Life to the Fullest

By Tamara Buchenberger No content available.

One writer shares her take on what it truly means to embark on the sober path at a young age and why it's actually the most lib... Continue Reading

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10 Quick-Fire Questions to Ask Yourself If You Think You’re an Alcoholic

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If you answered yes to any of these questions, you could be walking the fence between the worlds of a casual drinker and a full... Continue Reading

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5 Biggest Misconceptions About High-Functioning Alcoholics

By Kasey Cook No content available.

Functioning alcoholism brings a variety of misconceptions that could prevent a loved one from entering treatment because they a... Continue Reading

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4 Feelings That Alcohol Brought Into My Life

By Cassandra Huerta No content available.

One writer shares the true feelings that hid behind the seemingly fun and exciting photographs of her old, addicted self. Continue Reading

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What to Expect in Alcohol Withdrawal

By Cassandra Huerta No content available.

For most people, alcohol withdrawals are the most severe during the first three to five days after they quit drinking, but some... Continue Reading

5 Things You Definitely Won't Miss About Drinking

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

If you start to think about drinking, look back and remember these not-so-great things it has put your through in life. Continue Reading

Proactively stopping thoughts of drinking or using

6 Actionable Items to Do When Cravings Hit

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

If you are determined to keep your sobriety, then you have to find a way to manage your urges and maintain equilibrium even whe... Continue Reading

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