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Alcoholics Anonymous

Things I wish I knew about Alcoholics Anonymous

The misunderstood organization of Alcoholics Anonymous? Providing general information to people about Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a very complicated task for me.  That’s because it can be a polarizing (and sometimes delicate) subject. It shouldn’t be. In short — AA is a non-profit group that helps people with alcohol problems. There’s no leader, there are no religious … Read more

what is addiction

The Big Question about Addiction

The Big Question about Addiction – Rose Lockinger This is somewhat of a “loaded” question, isn’t it? Is addiction a medical condition? A mental illness? A behavior? What causes it? Is it genetics, environment or choice? If you ask ten different people, you’ll likely get ten different answers, and even medical and mental health professionals … Read more

Alcoholism Withdrawal

Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal

Withdrawal from Drugs and Alcohol I am drinking a lot every day …. . Can I just abruptly stop? No. Detoxing from alcohol is very dangerous. It is safer to be admitted into a medically supervised withdrawal treatment program (rehab). Yesterday, there was a court ruling that upheld the subsidies under ObamaCare that are provided by the government to … Read more

Alcoholism

Alcoholism and Myths about Alcohol

There are plenty of myths about alcohol and alcoholism. Some of these myths might be obvious but some might surprise you. Find out what’s myth and what’s real. Alcoholism Myth: Alcoholics are old men, who wear dirty trench coats, and drink under a bridge. To set the record straight: alcoholics can be any age, any gender, … Read more