Non-alcoholic beer is beer that has had its alcohol content removed after going through the normal brewing process. There are many possible motivations for consuming this beverage, including a desire to avoid intoxication and any risks for alcohol abuse or alcoholism. But what does drinking non-alcoholic beer actually do to your health? A brief rundown…Details
Deciding that it’s time to stop drinking is a life-changing decision. Once you make such a decision, figuring out the best ways to stop drinking can be a challenge. Should you use Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)? What about medication? Can you just stop cold turkey?
LGBTQ teens struggle with more issues than other teens, which is what makes a specialized LGBTQ addiction treatment center so valuable. In addition to coping with a substance abuse problem and working hard to get healthy, LGBTQ teens in addiction treatment struggle with their sexual identities as well as all the natural struggles that come…Details
Aftercare is the generally accepted term for follow-up help available after you successfully complete an inpatient or outpatient substance abuse treatment program. The term covers a broad range of techniques, all of which are intended to help prevent a relapse back into active drug and/or alcohol use. Should you enter an aftercare program for substance…Details
Before and after images of people who have abused meth aren’t pretty. In fact, they are downright shocking and grizzly. If you’re wondering, “What does meth do to your face?” the short answer is: Meth makes it unrecognizable.
Non-alcoholic beer. Doesn’t that sound like a godsend for someone who loves the taste of beer but has entered addiction recovery? Wait a minute. Can recovering alcoholics drink non-alcoholic beer? If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Liver failure occurs whenever your liver loses at least some of its ability to perform its normal, life-sustaining functions. One of the well-recognized potential causes of this extremely serious condition is prolonged, heavy alcohol consumption. Once liver failure from alcohol intake or any other source sets in, you can’t recover the full health of the…Details
Significant numbers of teenagers across America are involved in some form of substance abuse. One of the main drivers of this abuse is something normally associated with adult responsibilities: stress. Fortunately, instead of turning to drugs and alcohol — which don’t truly solve the problem in the first place — teens can turn to a…Details
Cirrhosis is the medical term for an advanced form of liver damage that seriously disrupts that organ’s ability to function normally and help keep you alive. Ongoing heavy consumption of alcohol is one of the known main causes of this condition. However, the symptoms of alcohol abuse on the liver typically appear long before cirrhosis-related…Details
Despite some reductions in recent years, drunk driving is still common throughout the U.S. and contributes substantially to the overall number of traffic accidents and fatalities. In Texas, residents drive while intoxicated slightly more often than the nationwide average, and the state has one of the country’s highest rates for alcohol-related traffic fatalities. However, the…Details