Common Alcoholic Personality Traits & Changes

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated June 22, 2021

Alcoholism is a chronic disease that progresses from problematic drinking to severe, uncontrollable alcohol abuse. Physical and psychological dependence on alcohol can lead to a range of health problems, as well as relationship issues, financial woes, and other hardships. “Alcoholic personality” isn’t a clinical term, but there are several personality traits often seen in those Read More

8 Ways To Manage Alcohol Cravings During Social Events

Edited by Northbound Treatment

Last updated December 29, 2020

Around 15 million Americans have an alcohol addiction,1 and drinking alcohol is often a common occurrence at social functions. Before you got sober, you may have joined your coworkers for a beer after work, enjoyed wine with your family dinners, or shared a case of beer with your friends while watching the weekend game.  These and Read More

Common Bipolar Alcoholic Traits

Edited by Keerthy Sunder

Last updated October 5, 2020

When someone has a dual diagnosis, it means they have both substance abuse disorder (SUD) and a co-occurring mental health condition. With a wide range of addictive substances in the world and just as many diagnosable mental illnesses, there are almost countless combinations of potential co-occurring disorders. However, some are more common than others, including Read More

The Connection Between Bipolar and Alcohol Abuse

Edited by Keerthy Sunder

Last updated September 28, 2020

Affecting about 3% of adults, bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) is one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States[1]. The primary attributes of this mood disorder are manic highs and depressive lows. These drastic mood swings can last anywhere from a few days to a few months. If someone is Read More