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Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism

How to Stop Drinking and Begin Addiction Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 13, 2016 For most people dealing with alcoholism, memories of how they became addicted are often fleeting. It usually happens over a period of time until individuals find themselves slowly increasing their consumption in order to get the desired effect, which is usually to

Stay Sober: Help for Alcoholics After Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 6, 2016 Making the decision to enter a rehabilitation recovery center to conquer alcohol addiction is a tough choice many people will face during their lifetime. Anyone who has already made the commitment to get clean should feel a sense of pride because making

How Casual Drinking Leads to a Need for Alcohol Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 2, 2016 Drinking alcohol is common in America. Despite being known as a social lubricant, increased consumption gradually becomes a problem. Before you know it, your “casual” drinking transforms into a life-crippling dependency. You may have even gotten to the point where you’re considering

What are the Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 23, 2016 A functioning alcoholic is much harder to identify than those who have lost much of themselves and their lives to substance abuse. Functioning alcoholics seem reasonably in control of life, both personally and professionally. They are typically responsible, employed and productive members

Alcohol, Sports and Marketing

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 31, 2012 Television is a great way to advertise products. How many of us wait for the Superbowl to watch all of the new Budweiser commercials every year? Most of us are visual and are the perfect target for this type of ad campaign.

Alcoholism Makes Good TV

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 23, 2011 Beverly Hills Real Housewife actress Kim Richards, better known for her movie career in the 1970’s, was admitted to alcohol addiction treatment. The reality show depicted an extremely moody individual who slurred her words most of the time and had trouble forming

Hospital Visits for Substance Abuse Increases Among Young Adults

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report that between 1999 and 2008 hospital visits for either alcohol or drug overdoses have increased at alarming rates for 18-24 year olds.

American Society of Addiction Medicine Says Alcoholism a Disease

Over fifty years after the American Medical Association declared that alcoholism was a disease the American Society of Addiction Medicine has also declared that addiction is a chronic brain disease.