How Can I Help an Alcoholic Friend?

You’ve been worried. You know that your friend is struggling. Maybe he’s the person at the bar who keeps drinking long after everyone else has stopped. Perhaps she’s the one calling you in the middle of the night rambling, drunk and emotional. Perhaps you’ve tried to say something in the past, yet you felt uncomfortable

4 Major Impacts of Alcohol Addiction on the Body

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Alcohol is a chemical that can cause damage once it has entered the body and begins to move through the system. The body can work to remove it, especially initially and in smaller doses. Yet, over time, alcohol addiction forms, leading to a number of health complications and behaviors. If

Alcohol Rehab Makes It Possible to Overcome Alcoholism

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Alcoholism is a deadly disease and without the professional help of an alcohol rehab it can be nearly impossible to overcome. Individuals who struggle with the disease of alcoholism live a life full of drama an chaos. Their alcohol intake becomes their main priority and focus. Alcohol rehab can help the suffering alcoholic get their life back.

3 Ways to Help an Alcoholic

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Despite millions of American adults being categorized as having an alcohol use disorder, alcoholism continues to be a disease that our culture downplays. Drinking beer and sipping cocktails is so normalized in our culture — it’s in our advertisements, our movies, our television shows, our music — that it can

5 Reasons People Continue to Abuse Alcohol

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Drinking alcohol within the recommended limit is acceptable. When you overdrink, there is a chance that you will develop an alcohol dependence disorder. An alcohol-dependent person may be willing to quit their habit, but the dependence complicates this. It will make them look for alcohol by any means. Aside from

How Can I Help My Alcoholic Husband?

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Living with an alcoholic partner can be very difficult. Anyone who is struggling with an addiction is undoubtedly struggling with a lot of internal issues, and this can be hard on a relationship. This, coupled with the fact that alcohol is a drug notorious for causing emotional outbursts, irrationality, and memory loss can be very

Is Drinking Rubbing Alcohol Dangerous?

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Rubbing, or isopropanol, alcohol is an example of why not all alcohol is the same. Ingestion of isopropanol is the second most common kind of alcohol poisoning and the most toxic. Most cases of poisoning are accidental, but some drink it as a substitute for ethanol alcohol, the type of

Can Alcohol Addiction Be Cured?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health The term “recovery” can seem simplistic when you consider all that it can mean to a person. What does recovery mean when you are considering mental health and substance use disorder treatment? Many people assume that recovery means “curing” addiction, especially when it comes to alcohol. But can alcohol addiction

Society and Alcohol Consumption

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health When it comes to attending a gathering, going out for a nice dinner, or having a semi-formal dinner with work colleagues, alcohol seems to always be a part of the mix. Society and alcohol consumption go hand-in-hand. For a person with addiction, however, it can be very hard to navigate

Social Media and Alcohol Consumption

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Alcohol producers spend a lot of money each year marketing their products, and social media has become a popular place to advertise. With platforms like Facebook attracting more than two billion users, it’s no wonder that experts are starting to make a connection between social media and alcohol consumption. If