shame after drinking

If you have been asking yourself lately, “Why do I feel shame after drinking,” it could be a good sign. This might be the turning point, when you admit you have an alcohol problem and are ready to seek support. The truth is that your conscience is gnawing at you. On some level, you are […]

addiction treatment for professionals

You may be well aware that you have developed a substance problem, but aren’t sure how to fit detox and rehab into your schedule. The answer for busy executives is addiction treatment for professionals. Executive treatment programs are designed for professionals who need substance treatment, but also place a premium on their time. Read on […]

Body Heals after Quitting Alcohol

As much damage as alcohol inflicts on our mental and physical health, the amazing resilience of the body is on full display soon after someone stops their drinking habit. Since alcoholism can sneak up on a person, swooping in from behind and overtaking our ability to control consumption, the effects of alcohol abuse may not […]

alcoholism and social isolation

Does Loneliness Cause Alcoholism Alcohol abuse may have gotten out of hand. Before you knew what was happening on a neurological or physiological level, your body was making adaptations to the substance. Like a thief, alcohol has begun to rob you of your own power, and your choices, leading you by the nose deeper and […]

Amino Acid Therapy for Alcoholism

Why Are Amino Acids Important in Recovery? Being treated for alcohol use disorder covers many different realms, including restoring physical health.  By the time someone seeks addiction treatment for alcoholism, their health may be significantly deteriorated, including the presence of nutritional deficiencies.  Amino acids, which are the foundational building blocks of protein, can be seriously […]

Common Excuses Alcoholics Make

Excuses Used By Alcoholics Funny how those excuses we used so often in childhood can become part of the alcoholic’s daily vernacular in adulthood.  Remember how we insisted that our bad behavior was a result of some slight we’d suffered- “See what you made me do?”; or as a defense for eating all the ice […]

Executive 7 Day Alcohol Detox

Detox, oh that dreaded word!  So dreaded, in fact, that many who are in desperate need of addiction treatment will avoid getting help just to avoid going through detox.  This is understandable, as alcohol detox is known for being highly unpleasant—even dangerous. But what must be understood is that without taking that first step, detox […]