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Exploring the Behaviors of an Addict

Exploring the Behaviors of an Addict

Addiction has long been misunderstood and stigmatized as simply a lack of willpower or moral failing. But thanks to advancements in neuroscience and psychology, we now know that addiction is a disease of the brain—one that hijacks normal human drives and corrupts them...

Men’s Mental Health Month: Erasing the Stigma

Men’s Mental Health Month: Erasing the Stigma

June is recognized as Men's Mental Health Awareness Month, a crucial time specifically dedicated to raising awareness of the unique mental health challenges faced by men and boys across the globe. During this month, we aim to shed light on the often-overlooked...

10 Essential Oils for Alcohol Detox

10 Essential Oils for Alcohol Detox

Alcoholism is a challenging health condition that deserves compassionate and comprehensive treatment. Although essential oils are not the sole remedy, they can provide a complementary means of promoting well-being throughout the recovery journey. It is crucial to seek...

Can Alcohol Poisoning Cause Seizures?

Can Alcohol Poisoning Cause Seizures?

Alcohol consumption is a common occurrence for many individuals. When alcohol is absorbed into the body faster than it can be metabolized, however, then dangerous effects can ensue. But how much alcohol is too much? It’s important to be aware of the detrimental health...

Alcohol Awareness Month: A Guide to Receiving Help

Alcohol Awareness Month: A Guide to Receiving Help

April is Alcohol Awareness Month; Each April, Alcohol Awareness Month helps increase public awareness and understanding. Additionally, it reduces stigma and encourages local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. Alcoholism and alcohol abuse is...

New Year’s Resolutions: A Guide for Recovering Addicts

New Year’s Resolutions: A Guide for Recovering Addicts

New Year is one of the most common times for people to make promises to themselves about how they’ll improve their lives in the next year. The problem is New Year’s resolutions are harder to keep than they seem. This goes double for recovering addicts, who must manage...

Pros & Cons of Ambien For Insomnia During Alcohol Withdrawal

Pros & Cons of Ambien For Insomnia During Alcohol Withdrawal

Insomnia is a common symptom of alcohol withdrawal, especially in the early stages of recovery. In fact, sleep disturbances can persist for months despite continued abstinence. Some studies have shown that sleep disturbances can increase the chance of relapsing....

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