Understanding the Connection Between Alcoholism and Mental Illness

If you or someone you love is stuck in the harmful cycle of alcohol addiction, you may feel at a loss when it comes to determining the best action to take. This can be especially true for individuals living with co-occurring disorders or a dual diagnosis. Fortunately, effective and highly individualized treatment is attainable in Read More

Ranking Substance Addictions

Just the idea of ranking addictions in any way can feel like attempting to figure out who is worse a cheater or a thief? But as science and medicine research continues to advance and the nature of addiction becomes clearer and more precisely understood, it becomes possible to rank substances in several ways. A recent Read More

Newly Defined Types of Drinkers

Alcoholism has been known for a long time to included mental dependency, physical dependency or both with devastating effects surround a drinker’s personal life and immediate family and friends. Often times, their drinking will lead them to make irrational decisions under impaired judgment which can get the injured or killed in such traumatic events like Read More

Signs of Alcoholism in College Students

Whether or not we choose to believe it, drinking alcohol is a major part of college culture. Binge drinking and heavy drinking are both prevalent amongst the college population. In fact, according to a 2016 study, about 38% of college students between the ages of 18 and 22 reported that they had problems with binge Read More

Recognizing the Dangers of Binge Drinking

The holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends. As people get into the spirit, this often means that drinking increases. While sipping on a drink throughout the course of the meal usually isn’t problematic, having multiple drinks in a short period of time (also known as binge drinking) can be. The body Read More