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How to Safely Detox from Alcohol at Home

How to safely detox from alcohol at home

Note: Detoxing from alcohol at home can be physically dangerous. Do not attempt alcohol detox at home without the assistance of a trained medical professional. Many people who are addicted really want to stop drinking, but they’re not sure how to do it. Heavy drinkers can also face frightening and dangerous side effects as they […]

Alcohol in the Brain

Alcohol in the Brain

It’s true that alcohol consumption is deeply ingrained in American culture and without the stigma or social abhorrence of many of the other drugs of abuse.  While the occasional cocktail, a glass of wine, or happy-hour beer now and then is not likely to cause problems, excessive drinking can impact the brain and cause deficits […]

Myths about Alcohol Detox

myths about alcohol detox

First, the Facts Alcohol– the legal drug– remains one of the easiest substances to fall prey to, and one of the most difficult drugs to quit. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 15.1 million adults ages 18 and older have an Alcohol Use Disorder.  The same study estimates that […]