Drunk Driving

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Drinking and driving effects nearly every American.  If you drive or walk (bicycle, skateboard, etc.) along the streets drunk drivers are a threat.  Maybe it is not close to you. Maybe you only know a victim.

Or, maybe you are a perpetrator.  I used to be.

Here is a drunk driving fact for you.
“Each day, people drive drunk almost 300,000 times, but fewer than 3,200 are arrested.”  Over112 million Americans admit to having driving under the influence in 2012. That’s 112 million people who would probably tell you drinking while driving is a bad thing..

The average person _

Alcohol Withdrawal – What, Why, When, Etc.

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Acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms can occur in any habitual drinker. Of all the mood altering substances people can detoxify from, alcohol is the most life-threatening. In rare cases (like during Delirium Tremens) the symptoms can lead to death. Acute alcohol withdrawal is made more troubling due to the fact that estimates show that barely 10-20 % of sufferers experiencing acute alcohol withdrawal are treated in a medical facility, therefore it?s possible that as many as 2 million Americans may undergo symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal at home every year. This means _

Relapses and Slips in Alcohol Recovery

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Relapses

A relapse is when you return to using alcohol (or drugs) in the manner you did before you quit.

Slips

This is when you drink but put an end to it right away.

There is evidence that approximately 90 percent of alcoholics are likely to experience at least one relapse over the 4-year period following treatment (1). Despite some promising leads, no controlled studies definitively have shown any single or combined intervention that prevents relapse in a fairly predictable manner. Thus, relapse as a central issue of alcoholism treatment warrants further study.
Similar relapse rates for _

Alcohol and Diarrhea, Causes and Effects

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If you have ever drank a little, or especially way too much, alcohol and ended up losing the rest of the night to the toilet with a horrible bout of diarrhea, you are probably wondering why. This is a rather commonplace complication of drinking for many.  For many others the do not begin until the next morning.

Why Diarrhea After Drinking Alcohol?

When you consume alcohol, a variety of things happen to your gastrointestinal system. The more regularly you consume alcohol, the more likely you are to experience this problem, yet it can also occur if you are not a hard drinker at all.  The most common problem is that _

US 9th Circuit Court Overrules God

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that alcoholism is a medical condition, not an aspect of moral character.

Source: Appeals court rules against immigration law linking alcoholism to low morals | Fox News Latino

 

Here is what the Bible, a compilations of books that is considered the absolute authority on moral values by over 2 billion people on this planet and by well over 200 million people in this country says about Alcoholism: (statistic source below)

In the letters of Paul, the Holy Spirit, through Paul, says:

1 Corinthians 6:10

Nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:18-20

And do not _

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