10 Signs Of Alcoholism – Symptoms of AUD

You may feel like no matter what you try, you always end the night drinking more than you intended. It can feel like a vicious cycle you can’t escape no matter how hard you try. Watching someone you love struggle with alcohol abuse can be really hard. Going through alcohol use disorder (AUD) yourself can […]

What Are The Main Causes of Alcoholism

Cause & Effect: What Are the Main Causes of Alcoholism? If you are reading this, you may be wondering why a loved one has a problem with alcohol. It is painful to see someone struggling with alcohol addiction, but it also makes you curious. How did this happen? What leads someone to become addicted? What […]

How Does Alcoholism Affect Children?

Suffering from an alcohol use disorder (AUD) can be frightening. It often feels like you are not in control of your actions, and you end up doing things your sober self would never dream of doing. You may even hurt the people closest to you without ever meaning to. If you often black out when […]

How To Help A Loved One With Alcoholism

We all want to help our loved ones. All you want is the best for them, and it pains you to watch them struggle with an addiction to alcohol. It can also be difficult to talk to them about their addiction in the proper way. We are here to help you consider how to talk […]

Types of Alcoholism

We all probably have a stereotypical idea of what an “alcoholic” looks like. It is ingrained in our minds that someone who is addicted to a substance can’t look like a well-adjusted member of society. According to County Health Rankings, 22% of adults in Norfolk County engage in excessive drinking on a regular basis. There […]

Alcohol Detection Time

It’s a nice night on a college campus in Massachusetts. You go out to the local bar with your buddies to watch some football and have one too many beers. Those beers … snuck up on you, to say the least. Now you’re wondering what to do next since it’s time for you all to […]

Alcoholism Side Effects

You just reevaluated your alcohol use. You have been thinking about how you’ve wanted to drink much more frequently, how you have been ignoring your friends to go to the bar, and how you don’t feel the effects of one drink anymore. You might be struggling with alcohol use disorder, also commonly called alcoholism. According […]

What Is Binge Drinking?

Your kid just turned 10! You and your partner throw them a nice party with all their friends, and you are happy to hear from your partner that they are enjoying themself. Your partner tells you that your kid is happy, all of their friends are there, and so is all the family. All except […]

What Is Alcohol Poisoning?

One of the scariest things as a spouse is seeing your significant other vomiting and having a seizure while several empty bottles of liquor sit on the table. It can be even scarier when you’re not sure what to do or how to help him. He could be suffering from alcohol poisoning. Alcohol poisoning is […]

What Are the Four Stages of Alcoholism? Identifying and Addressing Alcoholism at Every Stage

In the vast majority of cases, addiction doesn’t happen overnight. Alcohol addiction in particular is a condition that progresses over time. What starts out as experimental or casual drinking will continue to advance into addiction and dependence. In reality, anyone who suffers from alcohol addiction, medically referred to as alcohol use disorder (AUD), developed the […]