Category: alcohol abuse

Alcohol Use Has Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic, According to Study

Alcohol Use Has Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic, According to Study woman buys alcohol during the pandemic

A recent study published in JAMA Network Open in September of 2020 shows alcohol consumption among Americans (and particularly women) has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.1 This suggests more people may be turning to alcohol to cope with the lingering effects of the pandemic, such as job loss, mental health problems, and stress.

Stadium-Wide Alcohol Sales at SEC Football Games: A Bad Idea?

Stadium-Wide Alcohol Sales at SEC Football Games: A Bad Idea? college fans cheering in stadium

As of August 1st, the SEC officially lifted its ban on stadium-wide alcohol sales with some restrictions. With just a few weeks of the 2019-20 college football season behind us, we have yet to see the consequences of the SEC’s decision to loosen restrictions on alcohol sales.

How to Overcome Dry Drunk Syndrome

How to Overcome Dry Drunk Syndrome How to Overcome Dry Drunk Syndrome

Many sober people find themselves depressed, anxious, and lonely as they struggle to find happiness in a life of sobriety. Sure, they might not be drinking or using drugs anymore, but everyday life is dull and meaningless. These are typical symptoms of an issue called dry drunk syndrome, and it’s much more common than you […]

What is Wet Brain? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What is Wet Brain? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment wet brain

Cirrhosis, pancreatitis, and cardiovascular disease are some of the more common damaging effects of chronic alcohol abuse, but wet brain is also one of the lesser-known effects of alcohol addiction. Wet brain in aslcoholics is less common than some of the other side effects of alcohol abuse, but it can still occur. Here are the […]

Are Your Summer Drinking Habits Cause for Concern?

Are Your Summer Drinking Habits Cause for Concern? friends drinking at a barbecue party

Many people view the summertime as a time to kick back, relax a little bit, and enjoy the warm weather. That mindset also often sets the stage for overconsumption of alcohol. From block parties, float trips, weddings, and lazy days at the beach, these activities can easily become alcohol-fueled events.

How to Overcome Being a High-Functioning Alcoholic

How to Overcome Being a High-Functioning Alcoholic how to overcome being a high-functioning alcoholic

Millions of Americans can drink socially without encountering too many negative consequences, other than the occasional hangover and acting like a fool on the rare occasions they imbibe too much. Some, however, consider drinking so much a part of their life that they automatically think of ordering a drink when in a social situation or […]

Long Term Alcohol Treatment vs. Outpatient Treatment

Long Term Alcohol Treatment vs. Outpatient Treatment Long-Term Alcohol Treatment vs. Outpatient Treatment

Alcohol abuse is a major health problem in the United States. Statistics show that about 16 million adults had an alcohol use disorder in 2015, and most who needed long-term alcohol treatment didn’t receive it. Less than ten percent of adults with alcohol abuse issues received any treatment.1 If you’re seeking help for a drinking […]

Call Now Button