Tag: <span>alcohol abuse</span>

Drinking Mouthwash – Alcohol Misuse
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Drinking Mouthwash – Alcohol Misuse

When we think about mouthwash, we usually consider it something people use to clean their teeth and gums. Few of us suspect that it could be a temptation to consume alcohol. Mintel mentions that the mouthwash industry has seen a 15% growth in the period 2012-2017. While most of this growth may be due to...

Understanding The Problem: Is Alcohol A Controlled Substance?
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Understanding The Problem: Is Alcohol A Controlled Substance?

The 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that 86.4% of American adults admitted to having consumed alcohol at least once in their lives. Of this percentage, 15 million people have alcohol use disorder(AUD). This shows the extent to which alcohol has been accepted in social circles. If you find it hard to stop taking alcohol...

Solidarity: What it Takes to Stop Drinking
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Solidarity: What it Takes to Stop Drinking

As more than 23 million Americans struggle with addiction, there are nearly 23 million ways to get treatment. Some of the most important reasons to quit drinking are often personal. However, when it’s time to stop drinking, going through the motions isn’t enough. Follow our guide to ensure that you quit drinking once and for all. Being...

7 Tips for Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
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7 Tips for Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Mental illness and substance abuse are both rampant in the US. It’s said that 17.5 million people suffer from a mental illness. 4 million of those individuals have a comorbid dependency on drugs or alcohol. Both mental illness and substance abuse have a significant negative impact at personal and societal levels in their own right. Together, that...

Sober Summer Tips: Staying Dry When It’s Hot Out!
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Sober Summer Tips: Staying Dry When It’s Hot Out!

The temperature is mercilessly rising and the sun is shining bright this summer. There’s nothing like a refreshing nonalcoholic beverage to stay cool and beat the heat. When you’re in recovery, though, summer holiday parties where participating in the celebration all but mandates having a hard drink in one’s hand can make staying sober seem...

How to Talk to a Friend About Their Drinking
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How to Talk to a Friend About Their Drinking

Sometimes being a friend is about more than bathroom selfies and junk food fests that last into the wee hours of the morning. It can be challenging to come to terms with seeing a friend in trouble. If you know someone is struggling with alcohol abuse and want to help them, you’re already on the right...

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