Are Texans Prone to Alcoholism?

Texas statistics of drinking and driving suggest the state has a serious alcohol abuse problem. In 2014 (the most recent year with available data) 1,446 Texans lost their lives in alcohol-related automobile and motorcycle accidents, putting the state in first place in this dubious category.

5 Ways to Stop Binge Drinking

One in six adults binge drinks at least four times a month, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), drinking an average of eight drinks per binge. Binge drinking carries many risks, ranging from unintentional injuries such as falls, alcohol poisoning and liver disease. If you tend to binge, finding out how to stop…

5 Ways Binge Drinking Damages Your Organs

Ask anyone to name an organ that is affected by binge drinking, and they’ll likely name the liver. Just how bad is drinking for your liver? Catastrophic. Your liver is damaged every time you drink alcohol, an inherently poisonous substance, and eventually the liver ceases to function. Untimely liver failure is a serious, yet common,…

3 Myths of Alcohol Relapse

Relapse during recovery from alcoholism is common, but that doesn’t make it any less frightening to witness. When someone you care about experiences alcoholic relapse, how to help becomes your primary concern. First you want to help them regain control of their drinking, and then you want to do everything in your power to make…