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    How To Know If You Have Alcohol Use Disorder

    In our last blog, we discussed what alcohol use disorder, or alcohol dependence is and what some of the signs are. We are going to continue with this topic, but in this blog, we will be going over what questions you can ask yourself or a loved one to figure out if they do have signs of alcohol use d…Read More

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    What is Alcoholism?

    Alcohol is not a new substance. Since the beginning of time, almost every single culture has used some type of alcoholic beverage. We even know that alcoholic beverages like wine and beer were considered healthier alternatives since they did not have the knowledge or filter systems about water that …Read More

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    The Life-Threatening Dangers of Alcohol

    From the years of 1999 to 2017, there have been almost one million people who have died from alcohol-related incidents or causes. This statement is shocking and may even cause you to take a step back and evaluate your own choices when it comes to alcohol. There have been an increasing amount of deat…Read More

  4. Breaking The Cycle: The Go Sober Difference

    On average, those who struggle with alcohol dependence go through typical treatment about six times before they are able to fully get rid of that dependence. At Go Sober, 80% of our patients go through our program once and are then alcohol free for the rest of their life.    Instead of going t…Read More

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    The Physical Effects of Alcohol

    We’re all aware of the effects that alcohol has on your brain. The impaired judgment, blurry vision, and slower motor skills are all common effects of alcohol than adults are, for the most part, very familiar with. However, it's important to look at the physical effects that alcohol can have on yo…Read More

  6. The Relationship Between Alcohol and Mental Health

    There is a direct correlation between alcoholism and a decrease in mental health. This is something we know and have heard many times before. However, many do not know what that exactly means and how alcoholism specifically affects the brain. With over three million cases of alcoholism in the United…Read More

  7. Depression and Alcohol

    While it probably won’t hurt to have a glass of wine or a beer with dinner occasionally, turning to alcohol in order to get through your day could be a sign of a more serious problem. Alcohol use, and abuse have continued to have a strong link to depression. Nearly one third of people with major d…Read More

  8. The Dangers of Drinking and Driving

    As an outpatient alcohol treatment center in Denver, we have seen the way drinking and driving can destroy lives. Many of our patients come to us after an experience with drinking and driving, whether the worst case scenario happened, or they just came close. Putting yourself and others at risk as t…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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