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29 11, 2017

A Review of Current Medications Used to Treat Alcoholism

2017-11-18T05:35:24+00:00 November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Many chronic drinkers have bemoaned, “If only I could just take a magic pill so I could stop drinking!” Thankfully, those in the medical field recognize what a cunning, baffling and powerful disease alcoholism truly is. Although modern scientists have yet to discover the highly coveted magic pill, they’re working on it. This article [...]

5 09, 2017

Antabuse Explained: Is It an Effective Treatment for Alcoholics?

2017-09-25T18:49:35+00:00 September 5th, 2017|0 Comments

“It is important to emphasize that the chief value of Antabuse lies in the fact that it paves the way for psychotherapeutic procedures… Antabuse in conjunction with psychotherapy may prove superior to other methods of treatment of chronic alcoholism.” ~Drs. Eugene Barrera, Walter Osinski, and Eugene Davidoff, speaking to the American Psychiatric Association Alcohol [...]

19 08, 2017

What You Need to Know About Wet Brain

2017-08-11T03:07:19+00:00 August 19th, 2017|0 Comments

There’s no mistaking it. A lot of people will drink alcohol at one point in their life. The NIAAA has stated that 86.8% of American adults over 18 will have consumed alcohol in some capacity during their lifetime. So how does this relate to wet brain exactly? Having a few drinks from time to time [...]

11 07, 2017

The Potential for Delirium Tremens (DT) When Someone Goes Through Alcohol Withdrawal

2017-11-09T04:38:18+00:00 July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Did you know that alcohol withdrawal is the most risky type of withdrawal from a substance? This is largely due to Delirium Tremens. Delirium Tremens (DT) is a withdrawal symptom of abstaining from alcohol. It’s a little more complicated than that as there are certain alcoholics who are more at risk. It doesn’t often happen [...]

8 07, 2017

What it’s like to be a high-functioning alcoholic

2017-07-10T17:25:43+00:00 July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

For the high functioning alcoholic, there are certain things they will do to protect their secret. It takes a toll on the person that many will never know about. There are close to 18 million alcoholics in the U.S and 20% of those are high-functioning. They are less likely to admit they have a problem [...]

20 06, 2017

This Is What You Can Expect When Attending Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Bellevue, Washington

2017-06-24T00:31:07+00:00 June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Step by step: What Attending Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Bellevue is Like If you think you or a loved one has a problem with addiction, you might be wondering what entering an outpatient rehabilitation in Washington state will be like. There are some things to consider that will help you figure out the right treatment for [...]

16 06, 2017

Here’s What to Expect During Your First Twelve-Step Meeting in Washington

2017-06-08T05:40:52+00:00 June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

What to Expect at Your First 12-Step Meeting in Washington Attending your first twelve-step meeting in Washington is nothing like how it’s portrayed in Hollywood movies. If you’ve started to feel like you have a compulsive behavior, abuse, or addiction problem, and you want to investigate further, you can attend a twelve-step meeting to be [...]

12 06, 2017

Universities in WA State That Help Students Out with Substance Abuse Struggles

2017-06-13T03:50:57+00:00 June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

To some degree, almost every university in Washington State supports students with substance abuse problems. Some universities have full services that include everything from courses about substance abuse to individual and group therapy. Other universities will have an online list of organizations they’re associated with that are readily available to assist students with drug and [...]

8 06, 2017

Anonymous Recovery Meeting Acronyms and What They Mean

2017-07-07T20:40:53+00:00 June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

What These 9 Anonymous Recovery Meeting Acronyms Mean Anonymous recovery meeting groups have been helping people with various addictions and behavioral problems since the late 1930’s. It began with Alcoholics Anonymous and their fundamental ideas on how to live a more fulfilling life without destructive patterns. The term “fellowship” which is used in many of [...]

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