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How Alcoholism Can Make Your Blood Pressure Worse

By |2021-03-30T23:18:00+00:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Alcohol, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Scientists are still learning how alcoholism affects heart health and blood pressure. According to a few John Hopkins University studies, moderate alcohol drinking may lead to a lower risk of dying from heart disease. Also, modest amounts of alcohol might help to slightly raise the levels of HDL or “good” cholesterol as per some studies. […]

How Much Does Alcohol Rehab Cost?

By |2021-03-16T18:03:38+00:00March 12th, 2021|Categories: Alcohol, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It is never a good feeling when you, or a loved one, are considering whether or not professional treatment is necessary for an alcohol use disorder or an alcohol addiction.

 

However, the simple fact that there is even a question is a strong indicator that there is possibly a problem and that professional help may be […]

Why Do People Get High?

By |2021-04-15T19:48:31+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , , |

In today’s crazy world it may seem like more and more people are reaching for drugs and alcohol to get high, in order to help them cope with the struggles of our “new normal”. Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic that our country is still facing, alcoholism and relapse rates are once again on the […]

What Happens to Your Brain When You Get Blackout Drunk?

By |2021-03-30T23:19:28+00:00December 6th, 2020|Categories: Alcohol, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

 

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, it is that 2020 has been a stressful year. Along with the nation battling the surge of cases in the COVID-19 pandemic, is the increased rates of alcohol consumption sweeping across the country. No one could argue against ending a long stressful day […]

Alcoholism is on the Rise During COVID-19

By |2021-01-15T00:49:38+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Alcohol, Depression|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I’m sure the year of 2020 hasn’t turned out quite the way any of us had envisioned it would have in the beginning of the year. Since the arrival of COVID-19 in our country, we have all faced many challenging obstacles. Temporary closures of businesses deemed non-essential, self-isolation, quarantine, and other dramatic changes of […]

Binge Drinking in the State of Texas: When Does It Become Too Much?

By |2021-02-02T19:08:32+00:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Alcohol, Family, Mental Health, Recovery, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At colleges and universities across the United States, the culture of partying and binge drinking is pervasive. When drinking to excess starts to cause a lot of problems in academic areas like grades, attendance and extra curricular activities, maybe it is time to start thinking about your regular consumption of alcoholic beverages. We have all seen this party culture at institutions of higher learning be glorified and glamorized in popular movies, television shows and music. Some say it’s kind of like a rite of passage for young adults. We all know that students want to have a good time while they’re young, but excessive drinking can lead to disastrous, life-altering consequences.

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