Gayle: What detox does, is it gets the drug out of your system so that you are not being influenced by a mood-altering medication any longer; but that’s not the issue. The problem is not really the alcoholic beverages, the problem is alcohol, or medicines, have been the solution.
Jen: One of the things we’ve learned over time and through studies is that there are internal triggers that occur long before anyone picks up a drug or a drink. Debbie: Usually with someone who relapses a lot, it’s something inside, something you can’t get over or
Joe G.: One way you can tell if someone is an alcoholic is if the amount of alcohol increases and they have a higher tolerance for it. They drink larger amounts of alcohol where an average person would definitely be under the influence. Jason B.: Whenever you want to drink alone, at
Drinking on a Tuesday morning DOESN’T MAKE you an alcoholic, but science is working on understanding the thing that does. Hey everyone! Trace here for DNews. Alcoholism is a downer of a topic, but it’s important to understand how addiction is formed and reinforced. As we’ve
I have to wonder if people are looking at a 30 day program, what’s the time frame? What’s the sense of urgency? What does this mean for you, and your longterm recovery if you’re only giving it 30 days? My history with alcohol started – you know, I grew up around it. I had