Archive for the ‘Sober living’ Category

What Is Alcohol Intolerance? Symptoms and Prevention

Fortunately, there are various things one can do to minimize the severity of the reaction while still having alcoholic beverages every now and then. This article looks at the most common methods people use to deal with their symptoms of alcohol intolerance. However, not everyone …

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MDMA Risks and How to Reduce Them The New York Times

Research indicates heavy ecstasy use may cause persistent memory problems in humans, although studies are conflicting. Research in animals indicates that this drug, also referred to as MDMA or Molly, is neurotoxic and may affect the brain. Clinical studies suggest that ecstasy may increase the …

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Adult Children of Alcoholics: The Lasting Impact I Psych Central

Perhaps to avoid criticism or the anger of their parent with AUD, many children tend to become super-responsible or perfectionistic overachievers or workaholics. On the other hand, people often go in the opposite direction, mirroring the same bad behaviors they witnessed during childhood. After growing up …

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Guide To Creating Relapse Prevention Plans Around The Holidays Pennsylvania Rehab and Treatment Center

When cousin Jimmy walks in smelling like weed, it might be more overwhelming than you anticipated. This is normal, but it’s good to have an idea of what you’ll do when things get rough. The information contained on this website is not intended to be …

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Alcoholic hepatitis Diagnosis and treatment

All liver transplant units require people with ARLD to not drink alcohol while awaiting the transplant, and for the rest of their life. If you stop drinking alcohol for some time (months or years), your liver should return to normal. This means ARLD is frequently diagnosed …

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How to Plan an Intervention for an Alcoholic

Sometimes a direct, heart-to-heart conversation can start the road to recovery. But when it comes to addiction, the person with the issue often struggles to see there’s an issue. You may need to join forces with others and take action through a formal intervention. how …

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Relapse prevention for addictive behaviors PMC

Additionally, some groups target individuals with co-occurring psychiatric disorders (Little, Hodari, Lavender, & Berg, 2008). Important features common to these groups include low program barriers (e.g., drop-in groups, few rules) and inclusiveness of clients abstinence violation effect with difficult presentations (Little & Franskoviak, 2010). Addiction …

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