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…

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The Relationship Between Codependency and Addiction

Is there someone enabling your drug dependency? Codependency and addiction are two destructive habits that often coexist. Can you save this relationship? More importantly, can you quit using drugs or alcohol? At Serenity House Detox Houston, our team offers assistance to those struggling with drug and alcohol use. We offer a range of treatment options…

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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…

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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…

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…

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Addressing Workplace Alcoholism

Research has revealed that millions of adults reported having binge drank in the past 30 days. Many have admitted to heavy alcohol usage, which often points to alcohol addiction. While there is limited information on workplace alcoholism, unhealthy drinking behaviors are likely to spill over into the workplace. Most alcohol consumers try to keep their…