The Connection Between Alcoholism and Body Dysmorphic Disorder

The Connection Between Alcoholism and Body Dysmorphic Disorder

It’s not uncommon to consume a few drinks before a social event or while out with friends to help you feel more relaxed and to help take your mind off problems and issues. In some circumstances, alcohol can act as a stimulant to make you feel talkative and...
How Alcoholic Homes Affect Kids

How Alcoholic Homes Affect Kids

Having an alcoholic parent can and often does leave a deep mark on a child’s psyche. The home environment in an addict’s home tends to be chaotic and unpredictable which can cause their children to develop some dysfunctional habits and beliefs. On top of...
How to Know if You Have a Drinking Problem

How to Know if You Have a Drinking Problem

Has your alcohol consumption become problematic? It’s an important question to consider, and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), problem drinking can include binge drinking, heavy drinking, underage...
How to Support a Loved One After a Relapse

How to Support a Loved One After a Relapse

You were so excited and relieved when your loved one entered treatment for their addiction. But now they’ve relapsed. They’re drinking or using drugs again even though they’d maintained their sobriety for some time. The relapse doesn’t mean...
End the Stigma of Addiction!

End the Stigma of Addiction!

It’s hardly groundbreaking to say that alcohol and drug dependency are both heavily stigmatized. Unfortunately, this can have a devastating effect on those struggling with addiction. Many of these people never seek out treatment because they feel ashamed and...
Fun Sober Activities to Level-Up Your Recovery

Fun Sober Activities to Level-Up Your Recovery

When you first enter recovery, you need to make sweeping changes in your life. You’re not going to go to rehab, get through a treatment program, and then return to the same life you were living before. The reason for this is simple: that life contains the...