Category: Alcoholism

Our History of Alcoholism: A Family Matter

Our History of Alcoholism: A Family Matter

According to the ultimate authority in the US for alcoholism and addiction related issues, (The NIAAA or The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism), a history of alcoholism in a family is a very strong indicator that other relatives may also be at risk! The History of Alcoholism – An Overview Down the ages, alcohol […]

Alcohol Addiction and Women

Alcohol Addiction and Women

I suspect that in our society we have a stereotypical idea in our heads of what an alcoholic is supposed to look like.  Perhaps the best way to describe the image is as a middle-aged man, in a dead-end job, with very little future.  In our environment, TV, movies, etc., we seem to have that image […]

How to Choose an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Treatment Program

How to Choose an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Treatment Program

Deciding which drug rehab program to use out of the more than 10,000 in the United States can feel daunting to say the least. Frequently, family members are attempting to select an alcohol or drug rehab program for a loved one. The generally increases feelings of responsibility but it can be a bit challenging since you have to use […]