1. Supporting Your Loved One With Alcohol Addiction

    When your loved one finally faces the truth about their alcohol addiction, you may be feeling a mix of emotions. You may be relieved that they finally are acknowledging their problem, anxious about what’s to come, and sad or angry that it has come to this point. You want to support them, but you a…Read More

  2. How Can I Stop Drinking?

    When you’re addicted to alcohol, you feel hopeless. You want to quit drinking but it seems impossible. You have tried to stop before, but inevitably, you end up picking up the bottle again. This can make you feel like a complete failure. The truth is, it isn’t your fault. There is a legitimate b…Read More

  3. What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Drinking?

    Alcohol has negatively impacted your life in so many ways that you’re finally ready to go sober. You may be prepared to live a healthier lifestyle, you may be wondering what to expect when you finally do put down the bottle. Here are some things you can expect to happen to your body when you stop …Read More

  4. How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Drinking

    Alcohol use disorder doesn’t just impact the person who struggles with addiction; the entire family is affected. If your loved one can’t seem to control their drinking, you may feel powerless. After all, if they don’t want to stop drinking, you can’t make them. While it’s true you cannot f…Read More

  5. Signs It’s Time for Outpatient Alcohol Treatment

    If you suspect you need professional help for alcoholism, you aren’t alone. Every year, millions of Americans struggle with alcohol use disorder (AUD), but many will never get the help they need. This is unfortunate, because there is a biological reason for their dependence that can be addressed w…Read More

  6. Why Can’t I Stop Drinking?

    You have tried to quit before, but it never seems to stick. You may go a few days or even a couple of weeks without drinking, but inevitably, you pick up the bottle again. You may feel overwhelmed with anxiety, or even have physical symptoms that make it difficult to function, such as shakiness, nau…Read More

  7. What is Alcohol Use Disorder?

    While there are many people who can occasionally have a drink or two without issue, for others, alcohol causes major problems in their lives. People with alcohol use disorder (AUD) struggle to control their drinking, which negatively impacts several areas of their lives. Definition of Alcohol Use Di…Read More