One of the problems with excessive drinking is the possibility of alcohol poisoning. While there are people who think that a high school or college student who is stumbling around in a drunken stupor...
When a person has made the decision to stop drinking there are many places to find the help that is needed.Some people decide to stop drinking on their own. This is a choice that can work well but ma...
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...
The 3rd promise on page 83-84 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous states that "we will comprehend the word serenity."What is the strict dictionary definition of the word serenity?It is the state o...
The 4th Promise from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous states that, you "will know peace."If you have had the experience of being a full fledged alcoholic, you probably know very little about peace...
Many of us have problems with stress and this can sometimes lead to the misuse of alcohol.If you have a situation that has led you to abusing alcohol and need some ideas to reduce the stress while avo...
Copyright © 2007 Don McAvincheyI recently was thinking about the 12 Steps as they have been shared with me by thousands of clients over the years. I've not been involved in addiction myself, but have ...
Many people choose to stay in relationships with alcoholics. It is like living in a love triangle. There is you, the alcoholic and the addiction. You will feel that you really are part of a love trian...
Once upon a time there was a divorce group for men and women that was a small part of a non-profit organization called Second Chance in Fremont, California. It was an extraordinary divorce group becau...
Living with an alcoholic is difficult at best but there are choices you can make and steps you can take to improve the situation. None of these choices or steps will be easy and you may find yourself ...