What Are the Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Steps?

Edited by Beth Durling

Last updated August 5, 2020

Alcoholism is a chronic disease that can be subtle at first before progressing to severe and obsessive alcohol abuse. A chemical dependence on alcohol often leads to various health problems, financial woes, relationship rifts, legal issues, and problems at work or school. Tragically, alcohol misuse contributes to roughly 88,000 fatalities in the U.S. each year1. Read More

Is Alcoholism a Mental Illness?

Edited by Beth Durling

Last updated August 4, 2020

Alcoholism (also known as alcohol use disorder or AUD) is a disease that doesn’t discriminate on age, gender, ethnicity, geographic location, or income. Virtually anyone can suffer from the condition, but alcoholics aren’t the only ones who suffer. Alcohol use disorder can impact an individual’s family, friends, job, and community. On top of that, alcohol Read More

Tips for How to Help an Alcoholic

Edited by Beth Durling

Last updated August 3, 2020

Alcoholism (often referred to as alcohol use disorder or AUD) is a chronic and progressive disease that severely impacts a person’s physical and psychological well-being. Sadly, the effects of alcoholism aren’t only experienced by alcoholics. Family members, close friends, and romantic partners often suffer emotionally, financially, and sometimes even physically as a result of an Read More

Is Alcohol Rehab Covered by Insurance?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 1, 2020

The team at Northbound Treatment is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and support at all levels. We understand that the expense of a rehabilitation center can be a factor when choosing which treatment program to attend for alcoholism, drug addiction, or substance abuse disorder. To help alleviate the stress of our clients and their loved Read More

What Are the Early Signs of Alcoholism?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated June 29, 2020

Alcohol is a drug. Since it’s legal and used recreationally by a majority of adults, it can be hard to detect when or if drinking is problematic — especially early on. Alcoholism is a progressive disease characterized by uncontrolled drinking due to psychological and physical dependence on alcohol. If you’re concerned about a close friend, Read More

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