All posts in "Alcoholism"

No Amount is Safe

Published September 6, 2018 in Alcoholism , Community Impact , Disease , The Cost - 0 Comments

Alcohol use is a leading risk…Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for global disease burden and causes substantial health loss. We found that the risk of all-cause mortality, and of cancers specifically, rises with increasing levels of consumption, and the level of consumption that minimizes health loss is zero. These results suggest that alcohol […]

5 Ways a Dog Can Help You Recover from Alcohol Addiction

Published November 3, 2016 in Alcoholism , Pets , Recovery - 0 Comments

Recovering from an addiction is not just about getting sober. It’s also about reclaiming your life and relearning how to live without the aid of alcohol. Some people manage to accomplish this task on their own, some with the support of loved ones, and some with the unwavering assistance of a canine companion. If you […]

Using Faith to Deal with Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Mental Illness

Published October 11, 2016 in Alcoholism , Christianity - 0 Comments

For families dealing with alcoholism, drug addiction, and mental illness, it can feel like nothing is going to work and the situation is hopeless. Many alcoholics, addicts, and individuals suffering from mental illness face relapses. Families often feel like they are alone in dealing with the reality of having an addicted and mentally ill loved […]

Alcohol and Aging

Published March 12, 2016 in Aging , Alcoholism , Senior Citizens - 0 Comments

Alcohol and Aging Persons age 65 and older constitute the fastest growing segment of the American population. Although the extent of alcoholism among the elderly is debated, the diagnosis and treatment of alcohol problems are likely to become increasingly important as the elderly population grows. This Alcohol Alert reviews recent research on the extent of […]