How to Find the Right AA Sponsor

How to Find the Right AA Sponsor

If you’re like many people who are addicted to alcohol or drugs, then you know how frustrating it is to hear people who haven’t been addicted talk about quitting and staying sober. After all, how could anyone possibly understand what it’s like if they haven’t been through it themselves? That’s why getting a sponsor is…

Is Secondhand Alcohol Dangerous?

Is Secondhand Alcohol Dangerous?

Chances are you know all about secondhand smoke. You may not have heard about the dangers of secondhand alcohol, however, yet you may already be a victim. Learn more about secondhand alcohol, and find out why your loved one’s drinking problem may be costing you more than you think. Problems Associated with Secondhand Alcohol Unlike…

A Day of Drug Use

A Day of Drug Use

An astounding number of young adults use alcohol and illicit drugs every day. In fact, according to NSDUH data, over 4.8 million young adults aged 18 to 25 drank alcohol, and approximately 3.4 million used illicit drugs, on an average day. The data suggests that substance use remains a health problem among this demographic, and the rates…

whiskey glass represents six stages of alcoholism

The Six Stages of Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a disease, and like most diseases, it progresses with gradually worsening symptoms. Fortunately, alcoholism does not have to run its course. Seeking treatment can reverse many of the complications of the disease and help you successfully manage addiction. Stage One: Early Alcoholism or Heavy Drinking? Early stage alcoholism begins with recreational drinking and…