How to Cope with a Heavy Drinker
Coping with a heavy drinker may not be easy, but it is essential to the well-being of everyone involved. Here are a few tips.
Midwest Community Groups: Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota
These Midwest Community Groups are just what their communities ordered — kind, keen, compassionate and 1000% pro community!
A Family Addiction: How a Congresswoman Helped Her Son Beat Substance Abuse
Every family addiction hurts. But some family addictions can also actually help. Take the case of the congresswoman and her son.
Lifeaholics Anonymous: AA’s 12 Step Program Will Help Anyone Who Walks It
AA’s 12 Step Program has absolutely no bias whatsoever. None. Addict or non-addict. Alcoholic or non-alcoholic. The Program doesn’t care. If you want help, it’ll provide help. All you’ve got to do is take the Steps. Just ask Kristin Snowden. The California-based Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) was going through a particularly rough patch a few years back. A…
This Pill Might Just Eliminate Alcohol Withdrawal
The horrors of alcohol withdrawal are many and legion. They’re also the primary reason alcoholics keep drinking. The shakes, the sweats, the nausea. The anxiety, the agitation, the rack of the nerves. Your muscles ache to move but can’t. Your heart pleads to slow but won’t. And your eyes sigh to close on a night that refuses to end. Count…