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What Are the Risks of Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs?

Mixing alcohol with prescription drugs is a recipe for disaster. A person should never drink while taking prescription drugs because of the risky interactions which can take place. If a person is not sure whether certain drugs are safe to take while drinking, it is best to avoid alcohol altogether. Alcohol and Narcotics Narcotic painkillersRead More

What is Drunkorexia and Why is it Risky?

College students tend to drink more than non-college peers, which can lead to challenges with addiction. Drinking responsibly is not seen as college kids’ strong suits as it is seen as a time of freedom and opportunity to ‘live it up’ while away from family (and prying eyes). One type of recent behavior, coined ‘drunkorexia,’Read More

What is Adult Children of Alcoholics?

Alcoholism is a family disease that affects every person it comes into contact with, even if they have never have touched a drop of ethanol in their life. When addiction to alcohol is prevalent beginning with the family of origin, the dysfunction that is caused continues to seep into other areas of someone’s life. SomeRead More

Are Women More Susceptible to Alcoholism?

Women typically get drunker quicker than men when they consume the same amount of alcohol in the same amount of time. Although an old wives’ tale may state that men are naturally bigger and stronger than women making them slower to intoxicate, the body definitely has much to do with how drunk each sex canRead More

Class of 2008: Tim McGraw Celebrates 10 Years

Seeing Tim McGraw live on stage, you would never know that he used to drink alcohol to calm his nerves before his shows and continue drinking to keep from getting the shakes caused by withdrawal. The country singer tried to find liquid courage just about every time he sang in front of a big crowdRead More

Is Alcohol a Narcotic?

Unlike narcotics, alcohol is not considered a controlled scheduled drug by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). For those who have been victim to driving drunk and caregivers for someone who abuses alcohol to the point of death, this can seem unbelievable. They have witnessed firsthand what alcohol can do to a person’s body, mind, andRead More

What Exactly Does My Thinking Have to do with My Drinking?

The thoughts that spin in an alcoholic mind can be rather disheartening. In fact, people in recovery programs have been heard stating that “their brain is out to get them”. The reason why the alcoholic brain is important to call out in this capacity is because without stating the obvious, you may continue to listenRead More

Should A Police Officer Be Arrested for DUI?

Stories have surfaced about police officers protecting their own when it comes to disobeying the law. While, this may seem enabling to someone that really should be reprimanded for their mistakes, this has happened in the past. Although our policemen protect us from dangerous threats and should be protected for their valiant efforts, this doesRead More

The Truth about Alcohol Hepatitis

The word hepatitis is defined by a disease that can be distinguished by inflammation that occurs in the liver. There are different types of hepatitis that have different repercussions when affecting the liver. Hepatitis can be contracted most commonly through a viral infection although it can also be transmitted through a secondary means from medication,Read More

Signs That You are a Dry Drunk

When someone recognizes that their consequences have become too much to handle due to abusing alcohol, they may end their drinking career. Legal issues, financial woes, health problems, and failing relationships are some of the major reasons people who abuse alcohol call it quits. There will be a period of emotional changes that can makeRead More

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