Women and Alcoholism

Researchers studying addiction have known for decades that when it comes to women and alcoholism, women’s needs are different from men’s needs. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has demonstrated, for instance, that women are far less likely to seek professional help than men are. They also point out that even though more…

Is My Loved One an Alcoholic?

Is my loved one an alcoholic? It is not easy to discover whether your loved one is an alcoholic, and sometimes it takes something dire to accept the truth. Some people who struggle with substance abuse may not portray the common signs, such as a decline in health, slurring, and staggering. It may be difficult…

My Husband Drinks Too Much

Are you married to a man who drinks too much? Do you feel torn between wanting to help him and wanting to leave him because of the damage that his addiction has done to your relationship? If so, you should know you are not alone in your struggle. There are millions of women living in…

The Dangers Of Binge Drinking

Do you live for the weekend and celebrate your time off of work with some alcohol? Do you worry about how much you consume during a session? Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of alcohol so that your body’s blood alcohol concentration hits or exceeds the percentage of 0.08 grams. This pattern of drinking occurs…

How to Talk to a High Functioning Alcoholic

Knowing someone who is a high-functioning alcohol can be a challenge. For many illnesses such as substance abuse, the substance abuse becomes a notable problem when an individual can no longer tolerate their day-to-day life. But a high-functioning alcoholic may be performing just as well with the substance as they would without it. Do you know…