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Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic

Alcoholism has a grip on many people across our country. When we think about alcoholics, we tend to think about people who are out of control or can’t manage their lives. However, another type of alcoholic that doesn’t get as much attention but requires just as much help: the functioning alcoholic. A functioning alcoholic is…

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Insights Into How Alcoholism Starts

A descent into an alcohol use disorder doesn’t start in the same way for everyone. The complexity of how alcoholism starts is one reason many people have trouble acknowledging they have a problem. People often develop an addiction to alcohol because of a variety of factors. The potential to become an alcoholic depends on a person’s…