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Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) and binge drinking are problems for many Americans. From a 2020 national survey, some 50% of the American population ages 12 and older were current drinkers (in other words, drank alcohol within the month before the survey).1 According to the same survey, 61.6 million Americans aged 12 or older reported binge […]

Alcohol Detox in Las Vegas, Nevada

Alcohol misuse can harm your physical and mental health and have a negative impact on your entire life. Misusing alcohol can lead to dependence, a physical condition where you need to drink to prevent withdrawal symptoms, and alcohol use disorder (AUD), the diagnosis for alcohol addiction.1 The term “alcohol misuse” can refer to binge drinking […]

7 Steps to Helping Someone You Love Start Alcohol Addiction Treatment

When your loved one is wrestling with an addiction disorder, you and everyone in your family will similarly find themselves grappling with the problem. Heart-wrenching, physically exhausting, and emotionally draining, substance use disorders cannot be ignored. As a medical issue that requires intensive intervention and treatment, family members can play a significant role in helping […]

The Dangers of Drinking Rubbing Alcohol

Most families have a bottle of isopropyl alcohol (also known as rubbing alcohol) sitting in their cabinet at home. This chemical is typically used as a household cleaning product or as a disinfectant, such as a hand sanitizer. However, if someone in your home struggles with alcohol abuse, rubbing alcohol can serve as a temptation […]

Risks and Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning

Drinking is an incredibly popular social activity in the US, with 86.4 percent of individuals ages 18 and older reporting they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime, per the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). Statistics provided by the same NSDUH survey indicated that 70.1 percent of these individuals reported […]