rehab for working professionls

Successful individuals may seem to have it all together, at least on the outside. But the reality is that corporate executives, business owners, and medical professionals are just like anyone else who struggles with addiction. They go through all the same adverse effects on their job and personal life as others who are addicted. A […]

i hate myself for drinking too much

Alcohol is tightly woven into our entire culture and can be pretty hard to avoid. You may regularly attend events where heavy drinking is the norm, and end up overdoing it. What follows are feelings of shame and remorse for not having more control over your drinking. If you hear yourself often thinking, “I hate […]

alcohol detox retreat

Now that you have reached a point where your alcohol use is harming your life, you may be looking into some detox options. Because alcohol detox can involve some risks, it is always advisable to undergo the detox process in a supervised setting. As you scroll through your detox options you may wonder what is […]

how to detox from alcohol fast

You are ready to take that first big step toward freeing yourself from an alcohol use disorder. Alcohol detox is the first stop on this new recovery journey and will pave the way for treatment and aftercare. You may be anxious to get detox over with, which is understandable. In fact, you may even wonder […]

can heavy drinking cause a stroke

Most people know that alcohol can harm your liver, but is it true that heavy drinking can also cause a stroke? To answer that question, we first need to learn what constitutes “heavy drinking.” The NIAAA has given us guidelines to help us determine how much alcohol is safe. The experts tell us that moderate […]

shame after drinking

Dealing With 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. […]

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 […]