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10 Early Relapse Warning Signs to Watch For

10 Early Relapse Warning Signs to Watch For

Knowing relapse warning signs is a huge component of relapse prevention. Both you and your loved ones should know how to recognize these signs as they can alert you to the potential for substance use and prevent a full-blown relapse. These warning signs often occur...

2021 Fatal Drug Overdose Statistics You Should Know

2021 Fatal Drug Overdose Statistics You Should Know

By April 2021, the United States experienced an increase of 28.5% in overdose deaths compared to the same period the year before. New data shows that overdose deaths from synthetic opioids (mostly fentanyl) and methamphetamines also increased in the same period....

How to Create a Sober Travel Plan

How to Create a Sober Travel Plan

Traveling while trying to stay sober can be a challenge. Parties and other social outings are frequent triggers for alcohol or drug use, whether with friends or family members. There's also the added stress of taking care of yourself. At the same time, being without...

Alcohol & Antidepressants Drug Interactions

Alcohol & Antidepressants Drug Interactions

If you're taking an antidepressant, it's important to understand the risks of combining alcohol with this medication. Alcohol is a depressant, so mixing it with antidepressants can make you feel worse. You may have more side effects from your antidepressants when...

What Does Sober Curious Mean?

What Does Sober Curious Mean?

Sober curious is a term used to describe someone who wants to try sobriety without committing to it. In short, it's an open-ended way of exploring sobriety without committing to it. Many people have tried not drinking and realized it wasn’t as straightforward as they...

How to Say NO to Alcohol

How to Say NO to Alcohol

Saying NO to alcohol doesn't have to be complicated. You just need a few strategies in your back pocket to use when the time comes. 10 Ways to Say NO to Alcohol at a Party or Elsewhere Next time you’re at a party or anywhere that you feel the pressure to have a drink,...

6 Effects of Binge Drinking Wine

6 Effects of Binge Drinking Wine

While wine has many health benefits when drank in moderation, wine is still an alcoholic beverage. A five-ounce glass of wine contains the same amount of alcohol as a 12-ounce glass of beer. So, when evaluating your alcohol consumption, it’s not just about the type of...