Alcohol Detox: The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol Detox: The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

What to Expect When Quitting Drinking   Alcohol consumption has grown in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol sales were up 54% in late March 2020 compared to the year before, according to the American Heart Association. This has led to some individuals...
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05/03 2022
When the Alcoholic Stereotype Doesn’t Fit

When the Alcoholic Stereotype Doesn’t Fit

The Alcoholic Stereotype When you hear the term alcoholic, many will envision the negative stereotypes often portrayed within Hollywood. An alcoholic is often depicted as violent or aggressive and causes scenes at the local bar needing to be carried out by bouncers...
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05/02 2022
How to Treat a Red Face from Alcohol

How to Treat a Red Face from Alcohol

Why Does Alcohol Make Your Face Turn Red? The “alcohol flush reaction” is a common experience for many people after a few drinks and usually occurs due to the body’s difficulty digesting the alcohol. Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) is an enzyme that...
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04/14 2022
Am I an Alcoholic? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

Am I an Alcoholic? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

10 Questions That Can Help Determine Your Level of Alcohol Dependence To gauge whether your drinking habits have turned into an addiction that needs treatment, ask yourself these questions: 1. Are you unable to limit the amount of alcohol you drink? 2....
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04/07 2022
Why Do I Have Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol?

Why Do I Have Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol?

Defining Anxiety Anxiety is defined as people feeling emotions based on fear, nervousness, worried thoughts, and physical changes when experiencing stress. An individual will often feel fear about what will happen and uncertainty of the unknown. When you have a feeling of...
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04/06 2022
Mental and Emotional Side Effects of Alcohol

Mental and Emotional Side Effects of Alcohol

How Alcohol Affects the Brain The brain is a very delicate organ in our body that relies on millions of tiny chemical interactions and neurological activity to work correctly. This process is a delicate balance of physical processes, brain chemistry, neurotransmitters, and...
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03/15 2022
Facts About College Drinking Every Parent Should Know

Facts About College Drinking Every Parent Should Know

Drinking in College College is a time when young people of America can take their first steps towards freedom away from their parents and the rules of the home. While this is an exciting time, it is often accompanied by students experimenting...
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03/03 2022
The Stages of Alcoholism

The Stages of Alcoholism

Understanding Alcoholism As a Progression Alcohol addiction is a unique disease as it impacts and affects each person differently. When most people think of an alcoholic, the visual that comes to most minds is someone who has lost everything, is homeless, or...
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03/02 2022
Are Addiction Rates Rising in Florida?

Are Addiction Rates Rising in Florida?

Why Are Drug and Alcohol Abuse on the Rise in Florida? Substance abuse has rapidly been increasing among Americans across the nation, and Florida residents have felt the impact of this rising epidemic. While most people who think about alcohol or drug addiction...
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02/21 2022