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How to Help an Aging Parent Overcome Alcoholism Retirement brings with it a relaxing of the mind, body and sometimes the senses. As parents enter their twilight years, it may become commonplace to see them have a second glass of wine with dinner or a couple of glasses of scotch before bedtime. We live in […]Read more
How COVID-19 has Impacted Alcohol Abuse Come March 2019, many across the globe found themselves in isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which had been steadily doing damage since December 2019. Almost simultaneously, countries worldwide started to impose lockdown measures to stop the swift spread of the virus. Factors such as social isolation, lack of […]Read more
CAGE Questionnaire for Alcohol Use Popular among clinicians, the CAGE questionnaire is an alcohol assessment tool widely used as a screening test to check for problem drinking or alcohol dependency. It’s a highly effective and straightforward questionnaire made up of four easy-to-answer questions. Because the CAGE questionnaire is designed to be less conspicuous than simply […]Read more
5 Tips for Maintaining a Sober Social Life If you used to struggle with your alcohol consumption, or if you’re in recovery from any substance disorder, then you’ll understand the time and hard work it takes to achieve recovery. You’ll do everything possible to avoid a relapse. However, relapsing is very common for people early […]Read more
5 Symptoms Of Alcoholic Hepatitis To Watch Out For Alcoholic hepatitis is caused by excessive drinking of alcohol. It causes inflammation and damage to the liver, as is most likely to occur in individuals who drink excessively over many years . Nevertheless, the link and relationship between the disease and excessive alcohol consumption are complex. […]Read more
5 Unexpected Ways Alcohol Is Bad for Your Health Most people know and understand that drinking excessively has negative effects and consequences on your health. These days, moderate alcohol consumption is also said to be somewhat good for your health. Some people believe that a glass of red wine a night is good for your […]Read more
Understanding the Effects of Substance Misuse Drug abuse and alcohol addiction can affect different people in different ways. The ways in which substance abuse can affect you varies depending on the substance that has been abused, the level of abuse and the way in which the substance was administered – for example, snorted, injected, or […]Read more
5 Warning Signs Your Drinking Could Be a Problem When someone’s addicted to alcohol, there are certain warning signs to look out for. Whilst some of these warning signs might be easily recognisable, while others might be more difficult to identify. Sometimes, the symptoms and warning signs might be difficult to identify at the start […]Read more
5 Ways Being Sober Has Improved My Professional Life When someone’s addicted to alcohol, it’s hard for them to ever imagine life without alcohol; let alone a better life without alcohol in it. However, I’m sure anyone who’s ever got sober would agree that being sober has changed their life for the better. One way […]Read more
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