Category Archives: Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse is an epidemic that affects millions of individuals worldwide. Peruse the following alcohol addiction treatment resources to learn more about an alcohol-related topic of interest.
 
 

  • New Mexico Substance Abuse, Addiction Statistics and Addiction Treatment Options
    August 12, 2018
    As substance abuse trends change across the country, so do the substance abuse and addiction trends in the state of New Mexico. Drug abuse and alcoholism rates in New Mexico been higher than the National average for at least the past 35 years. However, with the nationwide rise in...
  • Relapse Prevention for Alcohol Abuse: Tips for Staying Sober
    July 31, 2018
    Alcohol treatment centers are the oldest consistent forms of addiction treatment programs. People have been struggling with addiction to alcohol since we started manufacturing alcoholic drinks thousands of years ago. In all that time, alcohol relapse has remained a problem, with alcohol relapse rates averaging anywhere from 30-80%. Relapse...
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy: Symptoms, Causes, Life Expectancy, and Recovery
    July 2, 2018
    Alcohol abuse – especially binge drinking and long-term chronic alcohol abuse – takes its toll on the heart muscle and vascular system. We often forget just how dangerous alcohol can be, and wrongly assume that it takes decades for severe problems to show up from excessive drinking.  How Alcohol...
  • Alcohol Treatment Centers: What Treatment Types Do Alcoholics Need in Rehab?
    April 16, 2018
    All alcohol rehabilitation programs are not created equal. Finding a rehab center with the most effective types of treatment can make the difference between relapse and lifelong recovery. Below, we’ll take a closer look at some of the best alcohol treatment options for achieving a life of sobriety. Medically...
  • After Alcohol Rehab: Preventing Relapse and Ensuring Long-Term Recovery
    April 2, 2018
    Learn the Tools to Protect Against Relapse After Alcohol Recovery Overcoming alcohol or drug addiction is extremely challenging – both mentally and physically. Medically assisted detox and rehabilitation can offer an effective means to overcome dependency and addiction. Continue reading for an overview of the detox, rehabilitation and post-treatment...
  • Hypoglycemia and Alcohol: How Alcohol Is Connected to Low Blood Sugar
    January 15, 2018
    The Connection Between Hypoglycemia and Alcoholism Hypoglycemia is an indicator of abnormally low blood sugar. Blood sugar, or glucose, is the body’s main source of energy. When glucose levels dip too low, the following symptoms can emerge: Fatigue Shakiness Sweating Heart palpitations Hunger Hypoglycemia is very common in alcoholics....
  • CBT for Alcoholism: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps Discover Root Problems of Alcohol Addiction
    December 21, 2017
    Addiction is much more than just a physical dependence on a substance. A person struggling with addiction will change their behaviors and attitudes in negative and destructive ways that prolong the addiction, ultimately worsening it. While detox and medical therapies are critical to overcoming alcoholism and alcohol dependence, cognitive...
  • 12 Ways to Best Provide Alcohol Abuse Solutions
    October 16, 2017
    Addiction treatment professionals approach alcoholism in mostly the same way they would try to treat any other form of chemical dependency. However, there are a few techniques and approaches that are unique to the alcohol abuse treatment process. An effective treatment program for alcohol abuse is going to include...
  • The Dangers of Drinking Alcohol in the Arizona Summer Heat
    July 26, 2017
    Arizona is experiencing some of the hottest days of the summer, with temperatures regularly in the 110-120 degree range. While the dangers of extreme heat are well known, what many people don’t realize is that drinking alcohol in the extreme heat is dangerous and can even be deadly. Here’s...
  • What Are the Best Practices for Treating Alcohol Addiction?
    June 28, 2017
    Addiction takes over your life. When you wake up one day and realize this has happened to you, it’s natural to think that you had just gotten a little lax and all you have to do to get back in control is exercise some good, old-fashioned willpower. If you...