Using Alcohol to Relieve Stress

Using Alcohol to Relieve Stress? Your Problems May Get Worse

Are you, like millions of other Americans, using alcohol to help you cope with the stress during COVID-19 restrictions?  If so, you may have already discovered that it’s not helping.  But, now you’re stuck with an alcohol dependence that won’t …
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Alcohol IQ Quiz

Alcohol IQ Quiz: Discover Some Things You Need to Know

Do you really know enough about the dangers of alcohol?   Most people think they do.  But, if you take this alcohol IQ quiz, it’s possible you’ll discover some things you haven’t been aware of.  The goal of the quiz is …
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Types of Alcoholics

5 Types of Alcoholics: Which One Are You?

When we think about alcoholism, most of us envision a homeless person on the streets or a surly thug who enjoys causing trouble everywhere he goes.  However, research shows that there are five types of alcoholics with surprisingly different characteristics. …
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Alcohol Use Disorder

What is Alcohol Use Disorder and Who Does it Affect?

Alcohol is one of our country’s most preventable causes of death today. It is estimated that about 15 million people in the United States are affected by an alcohol use disorder (AUD). The term “alcohol use disorder” is used to …
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Effects of Binge Drinking

What are the Effects of Binge Drinking?

The effects of binge drinking are both physical and mental. Likewise, the effects of binge drinking are both short-term and long-term. In other words, when binge drinking, you have more to worry about than that hangover you are going to …
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Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder

What Are the Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder?

Is alcoholism the same thing as alcohol use disorder?  Yes, alcoholism and alcohol use disorder is the same thing. For example, if a person drinks to avoid problems or deal with stressors, that is a sign of alcohol use disorder. …
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Stop Alcohol for Good

5 Ways to Stop Alcohol for Good

If you are reading this, chances are you are worried about the amount you drink. After all, alcohol can have a devastating effect on your health. Excessive drinking is linked to an increased likelihood of liver disease, cancer, and mental …
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Alcohol Abuse Statistics

The Alcohol Menace and Important Statistics

Alcohol abuse statistics show that there is a serious problem which many people tend to overlook when looking at drug and substance abuse. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, almost a quarter of the adult population …
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