drinking on thanksgiving

Tips to Avoid Drinking on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an important and special time to gather with family and friends to celebrate the season. Oftentimes, these gatherings include plenty of delicious dishes to enjoy too. It’s not uncommon for these savory items to come with glasses of wine, holiday cocktails, or beer. While these may be traditional beverage selections many look forward…

alcohol and young adults

Relationship Between Alcohol and Young Adults

Alcohol is a substance widely used by young adults. Unfortunately, the combination of alcohol and young adults is often linked to detrimental issues like binge drinking and drunk driving. These behaviors can also lead to an alcohol use disorder if excessive drinking is left unchecked. We offer an alcohol rehab program to help patients get…

alcoholic parent

Getting Treatment for an Alcoholic Parent

Alcoholism can damage all kinds of relationships. However, the toll that alcoholism can take on the relationship between a parent and child can be particularly difficult. Depending on the child’s age and dependence on the parent, alcoholism can cause children to be neglected and abused mentally, physically, or even financially. That is why encouraging alcoholic…

stages of alcohol withdrawal

The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol withdrawal can be a painful, scary, and dangerous experience. Fear of withdrawal often compels the alcoholic to keep drinking. But clinging to your addiction is not the answer. According to the National Institute on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 100,000 Americans die from alcohol-related diseases every year.  Finding the right alcohol detox center is key…

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How the Alcohol Detox Process Works

For anyone with an addiction to alcohol, suddenly ceasing drinking will lead to severe symptoms of withdrawal. These symptoms indicate a physical dependency on alcohol. Without medical supervision, severe complications could arise. Anyone with alcohol dependence should seek professional alcohol detox to safely wean off this substance. What Is Alcohol Detox? Alcohol detox is the…

man struggling with science and addiction

The Science Behind Addiction

Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by a compulsive behavioral pattern that continues regardless of the harmful consequences. A person who repeatedly relapses regardless of how many times they say they are going to quit. The relationship between science and addiction has become the center of research and discussion for over half a century. Everyone…