Who Does Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Affect?Alcoholism and drug addiction are quite common in today's society. Some estimates have shown that over twenty percent of the United States population batt...
What is alcohol withdrawal? Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a set of symptoms that people have when they suddenly stop drinking after using alcohol for a long period of time. Some people have mild shak...
What causes college students to abuse alcohol? The answers are probably many, but the simplest answer is this: Because they can. Abusing Alcohol is Easy When there are so few immediate cons...
When you love someone close to you, sometimes you need to make the tough decisions. When someone you are close to is obviously abusing alcohol or drugs, you know that the best thing you can do to hel...
An Issue of Mixed MessagesHow can something as prevalent, accepted, and accessible in our society as drinking alcohol be so harmful, unhealthy, AND illegal when consumed at or slightly above moderate ...
It's a sad fact of life that drug or alcohol addiction can affect not only addicts themselves but also their loved ones. As a result, alcohol rehabilitation programmes become ever more important. Whet...
If you are longing or craving to use again and again a drug, then it doesn't matter if the substance behind that drug is legal or illegal, what you need is a drug addiction rehab. It means that you ha...
Alcohol rehabilitation is very difficult process that requires a lot of determination. Alcohol has been the most widely used mood-altering substance from earliest recorded history. The idea that alcoh...
Statistics show that "10 to 15% of the population over 65 suffer from alcoholism," according to Zimberg (1996, p. 45). However, in reviewing available research, it appears that most practitioners hav...
Alcohol and drug abuse often has its roots embedded into a troubled childhood. They see themselves surrounded with vices before they develop the power to differentiate it from good virtues. They see s...