depression and alcoholism

How Depression Can Impact Alcoholism

Mental health problems like depression can occur at the same time as alcohol abuse. In fact, the two have such a strong connection in some people that getting treatment for one requires simultaneous treatment for the other. Getting concurrent care for depression and alcoholism could improve your outcome from the treatment for both. Reach out…

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How to Quit Drinking Safely

How many mornings–possibly afternoons–have you woken up wondering what happened the night before? Have you asked, “Did I embarrass myself again?” or “How did I wind up here?” If you’re like other people with a drinking problem, you’ve probably tried to quit drinking in the past. Maybe that worked for two weeks or even two…

alcohol dependence

How to Address with Alcohol Dependence

One of the worst parts about developing alcoholism is the alcohol dependence that grabs you and won’t let go. If you’re like most of the people who develop alcoholism, continuing to drink has turned into the way you live to try to stay well. If you stop drinking, your body reacts in abnormal ways that…

5 Ways to Enjoy a Sober New Year

5 Ways To Enjoy A Sober New Year

With the end-of-the-year holidays just around the corner, people are preparing for a festive time. With all the holiday preparations and festivities, you may be concerned about enjoying a sober new year if you’ve recently quit drinking. As you try to continue sober living and avoiding alcohol abuse, you need to find new ways to…

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Alcohol Abuse And Loneliness

There is a difference between being alone and loneliness. Loneliness is a negative state of existence that includes being alone and having an inner void or loss. When lonely, you may feel rejected, unloved, ignored, or excluded. These feelings can lead to depression and other negative thoughts that may make it difficult to connect with…

Alcohol detox

Stages Of Alcohol Detox

Alcohol detox is the process that occurs in your body when attempting to get rid of toxins from excessive and long-term alcohol consumption. If you are suffering from alcohol addiction, getting sober may seem difficult. You may experience adverse side effects, some of which may be dangerous. However, professionals at a detox center can combine…

Drunk Driving

Legal Consequences Of Drunk Driving

Whether you get convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) or not, drunk driving poses a threat to your safety as well as other road users. Most states have stringent rules against driving under the influence of alcohol to make it less appealing. The consequences of a DUI charge are costly, time-consuming, and could attract…

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Underage Drinking Statistics

Though legally, the drinking age in America is 21, many people indulge in underage drinking. What they might not know is that they could be exposing themselves to numerous short and long-term health risks. How widespread is it, and what are its potential dangers? We aim to answer these and more questions. Contact Serenity House…