ARTICLE OVERVIEW: An alcohol intervention is when a group confronts a loved one about problem drinking. In this article, we cover the basic aspects of an alcohol intervention, plus we offer tips on how to plan the

ARTICLE OVERVIEW: Almost 20% of problem drinkers are high-functioning alcoholics who are well-educated, have a good job, and stable family. What are the signs of functioning alcoholism, and how can you help them? We review here. ESTIMATED

ARTICLE SUMMARY: The process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body is know as “detoxification”. Below, we review the main steps of medical detox programs for alcohol dependence. Then, we invite your question(s) in the comments

ARTICLE OVERVIEW: Heavy drinking can result in serious alcoholic liver diseases including cirrhosis, hepatitis, fatty liver, and even cancer. But, liver damage can be reversed. How? We review here.  If you have additional questions, feel free to

ARTICLE OVERVIEW: Many risk factors contribute to a drinking problem. We review the major ones, starting with psychological and then looking at genetic and cultural factors. ESTIMATED READING TIME: 5-10 minutes TABLE OF CONTENTS: Causes of Alcoholism Psychological

ARTICLE OVERVIEW: Scientists still have not identified the combination of genes thought to increase risk of alcohol problems. In this article, we outline the possible risk factors and share some tips on how to protect yourself if

ARTICLE OVERVIEW: Alcohol withdrawal can be severe and very uncomfortable. Some symptoms, such as delirium tremens, can be dangerous or fatal. How do medical professionals treat withdrawal? We review here. TABLE OF CONTENT: Medical Detox, or Not?

  ARTICLE OVERVIEW: Alcohol acts as a depressant on the central nervous system and slows down brain function. Though all alcohol is potentially dangerous, it’s important to that understand some alcohol is more deadly than others. In

ARTICLE OVERVIEW: This article provides a brief review of the consequences you face if you get arrested for drunk driving.  TABLE OF CONTENTS: What’s the Drunk Driving Limit? DUI vs. DWI Dangers Accident Statistics Death & Fatalities Laws Consequences

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