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Helping An Alcoholic Parent

Posted on July 7, 2020 in Alcohol

  Addiction is a difficult subject to tackle with your loved ones, and especially so with your parents. Perhaps you feel that as their child, you shouldn’t meddle in their personal choices, but you might feel at your wit’s end and unable to cope. It is heartbreaking to watch their health and mental state deteriorate

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The Dangers of Quitting Drinking Cold Turkey

Posted on April 18, 2020 in Alcohol

  A commonly asked question we get here at Landmark Recovery concerns the dangers of quitting drinking cold turkey.   According to SAMHSA (the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration), there were 88,000 alcohol-related deaths in the US between 2006 and 2010.   The CDC shows that 1646 people die each year due to alcohol

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6 Things NOT To Say To Your Sober Friend

Posted on April 16, 2020 in Alcohol

  So, your friend has announced that they don’t drink alcohol anymore. Knowing how to respond to this statement is as much as about what you should avoid as what you should say and do. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of the top 6 things not to say to your sober friend.  

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What Is A High-Functioning Alcoholic?

Posted on April 14, 2020 in Alcohol

  High-functioning alcoholic sounds like a classic contradiction in terms. How can someone who is an alcoholic meaningfully function?   A high-functioning alcoholic, also known as a functional alcoholic, is someone who can hold down a steady job, dresses well, and can socialize effortlessly without drawing attention to their drinking problem.   To everyone on

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Alcohol Rehab In Indiana

Posted on March 3, 2020 in Alcohol

  Although rates of alcohol use disorder are declining across the state, there’s still a high demand for alcohol rehab in Indiana.   In the National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2018, half of the children aged 12 had consumed alcohol over the past month, 63.3% of college students said they drank alcohol regularly,

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What To Do When You Relapse On Alcohol

Posted on February 12, 2020 in Alcohol

Alcohol is the most misused substance in the United States, and while not everyone who uses alcohol will develop problems, it’s highly addictive. Today, we’ll be digging deeper into what happens if an individual was to relapse on alcohol. Before we get started, time for a quick refresher on the issue at hand…   Alcohol

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The Dangers Of Alcohol Seizures

Posted on February 6, 2020 in Alcohol

Alcohol is the most prevalently used mind-altering substance out there and we’ll be looking today at the danger of alcohol seizures. When people over the age of 18 were surveyed as part of the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), the following was established: In the previous 30 days, 55.3% of people

What Is Wet Brain Syndrome?

Posted on January 8, 2020 in Alcohol

Learning more about problems associated with alcohol use, such as wet brain syndrome is important to properly understand what issues and treatment options are available to those who are dealing with substance abuse issues. Before we take a look at the many treatment options and modalities that are available to help people, let’s first understand

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What Is Grain Alcohol?

Posted on January 7, 2020 in Alcohol

  Even if you’re a regular drinker, you might not be sure what grain alcohol is. At 95% alcohol, this is certainly not a social drink to enjoy with a restaurant meal. If you’re buying grain alcohol, you’ve got one thing only in mind and that’s getting obliterated. Since alcohol is such a common drink

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What Are the Stages of Alcoholism?

Posted on December 23, 2019 in Alcohol

The stages of alcoholism can be described in many ways and we’ll explore what to expect as social drinking becomes heavy drinking, as dependence slides into addiction. In order to explore the stages of alcoholism, we first need to double down and establish what the non-clinical descriptor “alcoholism” actually means.   What is Alcohol Use