Poems about addiction are rampant in rehab groups. It seems to me that every drug addict under the age of 30 or so takes a stab at telling the world what it was like through verse and rhyme. People older do it too, but it is not as frequent or maybe it is because they […]
This is an article Mel Carrison asked me to put on the blog. It is very good so I agreed. The introduction below was written by Mel and the article was published on the rehabs.com site by the author Marni Low. How Your Alcoholism Is Affecting Your Family According to the National Institute on Alcohol […]
9 out of 10 heavy drinkers don’t have alcoholism, says CDC. This is a very interesting report. I agree with it but am sure most people in the rehab industry won’t. I just wanted to point it out.
Types of Alcoholism treatment Rehab facilities are where alcohol and drug users go to stop their uncontrolled or destructive use of a substance. These recovery facilities focus on both the physiological and the psychological aspects of addiction. Most treatment facilities have the ability to help with co-occurring disorders like depression or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder […]
Alcoholism Definition Alcoholism is a chronic and often progressive disease that includes problems controlling your drinking, being preoccupied with alcohol, continuing to use alcohol even when it causes problems, having to drink more to get the same effect (physical dependence), or having withdrawal symptoms when you rapidly decrease or stop drinking. If you have alcoholism, […]