April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, a public health initiative aimed at raising awareness about the impact of alcohol on health and society. While alcohol is a widely accepted social and cultural norm in America, excessive consumption can lead to various problems, including addiction, accidents, violence, and chronic diseases.
Dry January can be an effective way to begin the new year with a fresh start. Armed with the right tools, tricks, and state of mind, this challenge can produce lasting health benefits and improved habits.
The Connection Between Alcohol and Gambling Addiction
Author: Zachary Pottle |
Alcohol and gambling addiction are both dangerous diseases in their own right. However, there is growing evidence that suggests there may be a link between the two, as addiction experts cite an increase in the number of people seeking treatment for both.
Lacking Connection: How COVID-19 Challenged Recovery
Author: David Hampton |
Many integral factors are needed for recovery, including having a solid support system, coping skills, and available resources; however, for so many during the pandemic, regular, dependable outlets for support and connection became significantly reduced or nonexistent.
Nonalcoholic beverages are by no means a new concept, but they have received a major makeover. Many nonalcoholic spirits are hitting the market that mimic the feel or taste of traditional alcohol resulting in interesting, alcohol-free alternatives.
9 Tips For Improving Mental Health: New Year, New Goals
Author: Hannah Zwemer |
Check out this list of 9 ideas to improve your mental health in the new year. From exercise to self-care, journaling to mindfulness, these suggestions provide great options to begin forming a better relationship with your mental health.
Some alcohol drinkers may think they are able to estimate their own degree of impairment before driving. New research, however, shows that isn't the case — and the results of making such an error could be disastrous.
Abstinence Or Moderation: Is There A Correct Choice?
Author: Carmen McCrackin |
Moderation and abstinence are two approaches that can be used for changing the role of alcohol in one's life. Listed below are factors that can determine which method may work for you and when to consider further treatment.
Going to a holiday dinner or other social event without liquid courage can seem daunting if you have become accustomed to drinking your way through these events. However, whether this is your first year sober during the holidays or you just need a little extra help this year, there are a few simple tips, tricks, and practices that can help you socialize effectively and enjoyably.
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