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Tag: Alcohol Abuse

5 Inspiring Alumni Quotes for Alcohol Awareness Month

5 Inspiring Alumni Quotes for Alcohol Awareness Month 5 quotes from alumni

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a national observance founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). This year, we’d like to share some encouraging quotes from our very own alumni, many of whom struggled with alcohol addiction and successfully overcame it. But first, here’s a little more information on Alcohol […]

Reclaiming Life from Heroin and Alcohol Addiction

Reclaiming Life from Heroin and Alcohol Addiction stories addiction recovery

Amit grew up in a home with two loving and supportive parents, but the older he got, the more disengaged from society he became. Convinced that his youth was the time to have fun and take risks, Amit slowly began to stray from his homegrown values and started drinking and smoking weed. Eventually, that wasn’t […]

How to Overcome Being a High-Functioning Alcoholic

How to Overcome Being a High-Functioning Alcoholic 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 unwinding after a day at work or school. While they haven’t crossed the line into full-scale alcohol addiction, they may be well on their way. They may, in fact, be high-functioning alcoholics.

How to Support An Alcoholic In Recovery

How to Support An Alcoholic In Recovery 6 ways to support your relative's recovery

Knowing how to support a recovering alcoholic or drug addict isn’t always easy. When a loved one or relative enters recovery, it can be a time of great joy as well as simultaneous doubt and confusion, perhaps even a little fear on the part of everyone concerned. While you want the best for your recovering relative, you may feel unsure of the most appropriate approach to take. So how do you support an addict in recovery?

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