When there’s an addiction in the family, the impacts on the members can be significant and longstanding. Don’t wait to seek help.
Lies fuel addiction. Honesty and authenticity fuel recovery. Put these tips into practice to help keep you on the path and your commitment to sobriety sincere.
By giving you hope, making you feel less alone, and helping you communicate, support groups are an important part of rehab aftercare.
The mental and health benefits of regular exercise are well known. But how effective is it in curbing your drinking habit?
If you drink and take prescribed medication, you may be putting your life at risk.
From Bradley Cooper to Brad Pitt—these stars have given up the bottle.
In Vietnam, sports have become part of the treatment for a range of youth addictions. A school in Vietnam has taken in more than 300 teens suffering from depression, as well as addictions to gaming, alcohol and drugs—treating them through the practice of Vovinam, a nearly 90-year-old martial art known for drawing its inspiration from Kung Fu.
A French addiction charity and an ad agency team up for an interactive PSA on alcohol addiction among women. In one month, more than 7,000 people visited—virtually and in person—a cluttered Paris apartment to try and solve a mystery about its inhabitant.
Experts link gambling addiction to changes in the brain, alcohol addiction and genetic qualifiers—and easy access to temptations like slot machines. In Kenya gambling addiction among youth has reached the highest levels on the African continent, according to a report by the Daily Nation. While the government is cracking down on illegal gaming, slot machines continue to pop up in front of stores and even in rural communities.
Some may cry when they have had too much to drink. Some may look to get into a fight. And some may become the life of the party. Anyone who has had something to drink knows that alcohol impacts how you feel and think. Now researchers are beginning to understand the specifics of how alcohol affects the mind and emotions, specifically how different types of alcohol will make a person feel.