Detoxing From Alcohol Abuse: How Long Does It Take?

Detoxing From Alcohol Abuse: How Long Does It Take? Detoxing from alcohol involves eliminating substance abuse from the body and managing possible withdrawal symptoms that occur. However, the time it takes to detox from alcohol depends on the severity of the addiction and how long you have been drinking. The alcohol detoxing process may take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to several months. What Happens During Detox? […]

The Risks of Binge Drinking

The Risks of Binge Drinking Binge drinking is a common and widespread problem in the United States and across the world. It’s a form of drinking that increases your Blood Alcohol Level above the legal limit. However, many of us might not know that we have probably engaged ourselves in binge drinking at some point in our lives. Below, we’ll clarify what exactly binge drinking is.What Is Binge Drinking? Binge […]

Signs That You Living Denial About Your Addiction

  That First Step… The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. When addicts are in denial about their situation, it’s tough to get them on the road to recovery. Denial is a common symptom of an alcohol use disorder, and it can keep the person from seeking treatment. Addressing denial is an essential step to recoveries. Before we explore the common signs of denial during addiction, […]

How An Intervention Can Break Alcoholic Denial

When an alcoholic is in denial, getting him or her to admit the problem can be frustrating. Denial tells the person afflicted that they don’t have a problem. It prevents an alcoholic or addict from seeing things as they are. An intervention can help a person face the truth and deal with the problem therapeutically before it’s too late. But why choose intervention? What Is Intervention?An intervention is a pre-planned […]

How To Stop Enabling Behaviors And Encourage Recovery

It is easy to get caught in the trap of enabling if someone you love has an addiction to alcohol. However, when you see your loved one struggling with substance abuse, your first instinct is to help and offer support. This help and support can have a reverse effect on the situation and make things worse if you don’t know the best way to do that. But how can you […]

Reasons Relapse Happens

Relapse is a big problem in the alcohol and drug addiction recovery process. However, you need to understand that relapse does not mean that the treatment process has failed! It only means that you need to readjust the treatment plan. According to research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, forty to sixty percent of people who go through recovery programs relapse. In fact, most people have multiple setbacks before […]