Tag: <span>alcoholism</span>

Loving An Alcoholic
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Loving An Alcoholic

Loving an alcoholic parent, spouse, relative, or friend isn’t always easy. While all relationships take work, loving someone with addiction comes with a unique set of additional challenges. And these challenges include things that are mental, physical, spiritual, social, and financial. From the mental health risks on both sides to the physical health scares addicts...

The Family Disease: 10 Tips for Family Members of Alcoholics to Get the Support They Need
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The Family Disease: 10 Tips for Family Members of Alcoholics to Get the Support They Need

Approximately one in five American adults has spent some time living with an alcoholic family member. Whether you’re a young child, a teen, or an adult, living with an alcoholic can have a serious impact on your own health and well-being.  Are you currently living with or close to an alcoholic? While it’s important to make sure...

Stories of Recovery: Joy
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Stories of Recovery: Joy

Every month on our blog we feature stories of recovery from our addiction recovery podcast, TDH Voice. This blog originally appeared on tdhvoice.com and Joy’s story was also featured on episode 18 of the TDH Voice podcast.  Though she never struggled with addiction herself, Joy’s experience with addiction has followed her through her whole life. Her...

The Great Mocktail Debate
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The Great Mocktail Debate

Being sober is cool. At least that is what millennials today have to say, and they’re not just talking the talk. We now live in a world where juice crawls are the new pub crawls. We get up before the sunrise to dance our sober butts off at Daybreaker raves before hitting up our creative...

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...

#TDHTalk: National Alcohol Awareness Month
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#TDHTalk: National Alcohol Awareness Month

In today’s society, alcohol addiction is something that we could all know a little more about. Alcohol is legal. Drinking alcohol is legal. But the word legal doesn’t mean that it’s safe or healthy. In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, we thought it would be a good idea to explore why something that is so ingrained in...

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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