The Dangers of Mixing Trazadone with Alcohol

September 22nd, 2017 The Dangers of Mixing Trazodone with Alcohol

For as commonly diagnosed as depression is in the United States, relatively little is known about the disease. Fortunately, enough is known that some successful medications have been brought to market to help relieve some of the symptoms of depression. Trazodone is one of those medications, and has helped countless people live normal lives without […]

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What is An Alcohol Screening Test?

August 29th, 2017 Alcohol Screening Test_

An alcohol screening test is a tool used to help determine if a person’s drinking has reached a risky level. The test, “was developed as a simple method of screening for excessive drinking and to assist in brief assessment,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Yet alcohol screening tests can do more than just […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Alcohol Blackouts

August 18th, 2017 Borderline Personality Disorder and Alcohol Blackouts

A dual diagnosis is defined as a mental disorder that occurs at the same time as a substance use disorder. A substance use disorder can pertain to any drug, but one in particular is alcohol. Alcohol is a highly addictive, legal and often lethal substance that claims the lives of approximately 88,000 people each year. […]

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The Dangers of Abusing Alcohol with Klonopin (Clonazepam)

August 17th, 2017 The Dangers of Abusing Alcohol with Klonopin (Clonazepam)

Alcohol is a dangerous addition to any medication routine, and it has everything to do with how alcohol interacts with your body. Alcohol is categorized as a depressant, which means it has an effect on your body that sedates, or slows, typical body function. When this effect is combined with a medication containing various ingredients, […]

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Motivational Interviewing For Alcohol Abuse Treatment

July 7th, 2017 Motivational Interviewing For Alcohol Abuse Treatment

One of the hallmark signs of an alcohol addiction is when a person continues to drink despite the fact that the alcohol is causing harm to their health and life. If this continues, a person’s body and brain will greatly suffer, leading to illness and disease, many of which can become severe or life-threatening. In […]

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Alcoholism

July 5th, 2017 Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Alcoholism

There are many variables that can take place when talking about substance abuse and addiction. For alcoholism, there is the physical dependence that happens on a biological level within the body, as well as the mental and emotional dependence that can make the addiction feel overwhelming and impossible to overcome. Over the past few decades, […]

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Early Signs of Alcoholism

June 30th, 2017 Early Signs of Alcoholism

Alcoholism can consume you. If you have a loved one struggling with it, you may be concerned watching them and wondering how to get help for change. You may also be wondering if alcoholism is what they’re experiencing and how you can tell the difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism (alcohol addiction). Alcohol abuse happens […]

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Alcohol Abuse and Anger Issues

June 26th, 2017 Alcohol Abuse and Anger Issues

“He’s a mean drunk.” This is a line you’ve probably heard in a movie, on TV, or even in real life. From the surface, it almost sounds like the unnamed individual is being mean because he’s drunk. But how true is this? Was the anger already there before this individual consumed alcohol, or was it […]

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How Much Alcohol Is Too Much?

June 23rd, 2017 How Much Alcohol Is Too Much_

With a variety of adult beverage choices available to those of age in the US, alcohol is one of the most highly consumed drugs in the country, coming in second only to tobacco. While recreational use of alcohol has become widely accepted, there are many potential risks for addiction and abuse related to the consumption […]

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Alcohol and Prescription Opioids

May 24th, 2017 Alcohol and Prescription Opioids_

Have you ever done something you weren’t supposed to, even though you were warned that it could get you into trouble? Mixing prescription opioids and alcohol is not only cautioned against, but the trouble it causes can be both psychological and neurological, damaging to internal organs, or even fatal. These two substances can even cause […]

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