Getting Help During Alcohol Awareness Month

Getting Help During Alcohol Awareness Month

Since 1987, The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month. Every April, healthcare organizations, schools, and businesses all over the country start campaigns to educate the public about an ongoing problem in the U.S., alcohol abuse. How can you get help this year? Find out by calling Serenity House…

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…

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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Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving

While the festive period is one that many people look forward to, it might be a worrying one for those in the early stages of recovery from alcohol abuse. It can present several triggers that threaten their recovery. Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy themselves and still have a sober Thanksgiving or recover at Serenity…

a young person participating in underage drinking

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…

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Binge Drinking in Young Adults

Binge drinking and alcohol abuse is a problem for old and young people in the United States. However, this growing issue is particularly problematic among young adults, who may suffer its detrimental effects more harshly. Young people are prone to binge drinking for several reasons. Let’s look at how binge drinking works and why it’s…