Tag: alcohol

The Benefits of Quitting Alcohol  

We all know how dangerous alcohol is. Many of us and the people we care about have been severely impacted and even destroyed by excessive drinking. Alcohol kills 88,000 people a year according to the Centers f...

Staying Sober on New Year’s Eve

People in recovery can often feel like they have their noses pressed against the glass on New Year’s Eve. The holidays are supposed to be about new beginnings, fresh starts, and promises to be the best versio...

Staying Sober during the 4th of July

As we prepare to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of our nation’s independence, millions of Americans will take to backyard barbecues, fireworks displays, festivals and all other manner of celebrations to obse...

Alcoholism in Texas by the Numbers

There’s no question about it: Texas likes to drink, and they sit right alongside the rest of the country in that preference. Despite increasing shifting media and political attention to opioids in the heroin ...

Alcohol Awareness Month

We are full on in April and we have to mention that it is Alcohol Awareness Month. The goal of this commemorative month is to increase public awareness, public understanding and to get people the drug rehab th...

Are you an “Almost Alcoholic?”

Every day, millions of people drink a beer or two with friends or enjoy a glass of wine with a good meal. For more than 30 percent of these drinkers, alcohol has begun to have a negative impact on their everyda...

Five Truths about Alcohol Use

I was prompted to write this post from an article I read on CNN Health’s The Chart website, “Studies link alcohol to early death, memory loss” in January 2014. I thought it would be beneficial to pull a c...

It’s just college, right?

Alcohol and college are closely associated with each other in the minds of students and graduates with plenty of nights they don’t really remember. Many people say, “Its college, have fun!” Very rarely ar...

Talking to Kids About Drugs and Alcohol

It is hard to avoid the prevalence of drug and alcohol addiction in our society. If you are not talking to kids about drugs and alcohol, who will? While this topic is not the easiest to approach with your kids,...