Tag: alcohol-use-disorder

Want to Quit Drinking? Tips From an Everyday Sober Super Hero

Sober Superhero Quit Drinking

I read in Paul Churchill’s book, Alcohol is Sh!t “If you want to figure out why you drink, quit drinking and you’ll find out pretty quick.” That hit home. I drink because I hate my life and it bores me to tears. I drink to make myself sufficiently numb and mindless that I can stand

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The Truth Behind the Statistics for Alcohol Awareness Month

Calculations on Computer Don't get lost in the numbers it's personal alcohol awareness month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the United States. Alcohol Awareness Month should be an important event considering current statistics of alcohol-related death, disease, and dependence but statistics can be mind-numbing. When I see the number 95,000 representing annual deaths by alcohol abuse in the United States, it is hard to wrap around the significance

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“Do I Drink too Much?” – You Don’t Have to Hit Rock Bottom To Stop Drinking

Check List - Do I Drink too Much

“You do not need to be a problem drinker to have a problem with drink”. You do not need to hit rock bottom to realise that your relationship with alcohol is not a healthy one. If you have a little voice in your head asking you “Do I drink too much?” This can be one

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What is the Life Expectancy of an Alcoholic?

Broken Head What is the life expectancy of an alcoholic

Have you ever wondered what it means to be an alcoholic? When it seems that many people do drink habitually, what is the difference between deadly drinking and just a normal sort of “drinking too much”? I have heard people speak of addiction as a sliding scale. If alcohol addiction is a sliding scale from

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