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Physical Effects of Alcohol Addiction

Excessive alcohol consumption is never healthy. Did you know that drinking too much increases the risk of getting illnesses and injuries? It can also lead to preventable deaths. You should never ignore any alcohol addiction symptoms you observe in yourself or someone you care about. If you suspect that someone is struggling with alcohol addiction,…

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Getting Help for An Alcoholic Man

Did you know that men are more likely than women to drink excessively? Men are also more likely than women to take other risks, such as misusing other addictive substances or having multiple sex partners. When these behaviors are combined with alcohol addiction, there’s an increased risk of illness, injury, or even death. This is…

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Outpatient Alcohol Recovery Services in Massachusetts

For most clients who prefer nonresidential addiction treatment options, the day intensive outpatient program (IOP) is the best choice. Although it doesn’t provide immersive care, what it does provide in terms of care is intensive and often comprehensive. If a client doesn’t need medical detox, doesn’t have a dual diagnosis or a severe addiction, and…

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What Are Your Chances of Staying Sober After Alcohol Rehab?

When you complete an alcohol addiction treatment program, does it mean you’re cured and will stay sober for the rest of your life? While addiction treatment is necessary to manage addictive behaviors, addiction is a chronic disease, which means there’s no cure. There’s just the continuous management of your mental health so you can avoid…

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Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol is a common part of households throughout the world. It is legal once you have reached a certain age and is considered acceptable in all types of environments. While most people can handle a drink here and there, some people either have a tendency to overdo it regularly or find that’s becomes something their…

Your Guide to a Sober Holiday

Your Guide to a Sober Holiday

For the majority of individuals in recovery, the holidays are a challenging point in their recovery. The holidays pose unique struggles and challenges to sobriety, so it can be helpful to have strategies to help prevent a relapse. Opportunities to engage in old, unhealthy behaviors are abundant during the holidays. Due to the general indulgence…

tips to stay present this holiday season

Tips to Stay Present This Holiday Season

The holiday season is swiftly approaching, and with it comes the joy and excitement as well as the addiction triggers associated with this time of year. Stress, loneliness, and anger all play a part in how people handle their recovery from addiction. For some, the holiday season only exacerbates these negative feelings when everyone is…

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Staying Sober on Memorial Day Weekend

Staying sober on Memorial Day weekend can be challenging for many individuals with alcohol addiction issues. This is often true even for those that have completed an alcohol addiction treatment program. However, learning some holiday sobriety tips for Memorial Day weekend can help people enjoy sober activities that do not include drinking alcohol. If you…