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Delusional Thinking and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse not only negatively affects your body, but it can increase the severity of preexisting mental disorders. Delusional thinking and psychosis are among the most serious conditions made worse by alcohol abuse. Symptoms of psychosis and delusional disorders can range from paranoia to physical hallucinations. These conditions get worse [...]

2019-05-03T21:38:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Can N.A. Beer Cause Relapse?

Non-alcoholic beer is touted as a safe alternative for those who want to quit alcohol. Popular brands like O’Douls, Clausthaler, and Beck’s N.A. are supposed to be safe to drink in recovery. They're perfect if you don’t want to drink alcohol, but still want that beer-drinking sensation. However, new research [...]

2019-05-02T18:21:58+00:00 April 20th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery|

The Bad Side of Energy Drinks

We’ve all been there. The afternoon wall hits hard and you just can’t think about downing another cup of coffee. Why not reach for a cold, refreshing energy drink? They have only as much caffeine as coffee or soda, right? Plus they have vitamins and plant extracts for that extra [...]

2019-04-01T00:50:51+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, News|

3 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Sober

With St. Patrick’s Day ahead of us this weekend, it’s time to celebrate all things Irish! But for those in recovery, this boozy holiday can mean trouble. Most holidays are a time for celebration and cheer and while alcohol is usually present, it’s not the key ingredient for getting in [...]

2019-03-19T17:45:26+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Blog, Recovery|

Don’t Get Played by Addict Manipulation

Anyone who has experienced addiction or the addiction of a loved one knows that manipulation is an extremely damaging behavior. Addicts can use many tactics to get what they want and in the end they end up hurting themselves and the ones closest to them. These manipulations can often feel [...]

2019-05-02T15:44:01+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Blog, Rehabilitation|

Are Nonalcoholic Beverages Safe to Drink in Recovery?

Nonalcoholic and alcohol-free beverages can seem like a good option for recovering alcoholics to turn to, but the dangers of relapse are much greater than the benefits. Your favorite NA beer or “mocktail” might seem like it helps curb your craving, but it is really hurting your recovery. Research has [...]

2019-05-02T18:21:24+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Binge Drinking Can Alter Your DNA

Add one more thing to the list that frequent heavy drinking can do to damage you. Not only can it destroy your liver, relationships, and bank account; new research has found that it can alter you DNA. Researchers from Rutgers University recently published a study that found that people who [...]

2019-02-03T01:50:00+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Blog, News|

What is “Drunkorexia?”

  “You got to eat if you’re going to drink.” I still remember my doctor’s cautionary words from more than a decade ago before I left for college. But an eating disorder that you may never have heard of is becoming a dangerous trend, especially on college campuses. Skipping meals [...]

2019-01-13T16:53:36+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, News, Rehabilitation, Teen/Young Adult|