Category: Alcohol Addiction

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18 February

Alcohol withdrawal occurs when heavy drinkers greatly reduce or stop alcohol consumption. Although it most often happens to people with addiction, it can also happen to those who abuse alcohol. People can experience emotional and physical alcohol withdrawal symptoms during this process. The side effects can be scary if people don’t know what to expect. Alcohol Withdrawal […]

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04 February

There are many different hellacious substances that continue to affect our population when it comes to addiction. Many of these substances are illicit, but there are also numerous legal substances that are problematic in this avenue. One of the most highly abused substances within our nation is legal and socially accepted, which would be alcohol. […]

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03 February

Many of the substances that continue to fuel the addiction epidemic in our nation are actually legal. One of these would be opioid painkillers, with the condition being that an individual has to have a proper prescription for it to be legal. Of course, there are also many people abusing these drugs illegally. Another legal […]

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28 January

Recovering from alcohol involves much more than just eliminating alcohol from your daily or weekly routine. The reason many people fail to succeed at alcohol detox is that they weren’t mentally or physically prepared for the challenges.  Living an alcohol-free life takes determination and a strong support structure.  Recovery is also dependent on having a realistic viewpoint […]

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21 January

Recovering addicts are particularly susceptible to nutrient deficiencies for several evident and biological reasons. Healthy eating will help correct these and certainly improve your odds of maintaining sobriety. Here, we will explain how nutrition affects recovery. Nutrition affects recovery from addiction by giving your body and mind time to improve and heal faster. It also helps […]

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19 January

Alcohol is a normal part of society and a rite of passage to those who are over the age of 21. However, this doesn’t preclude the fact that many people develop a problem with alcohol consumption.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, roughly 15 million Americans had a problem with alcohol […]

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15 December

As with most unpleasant subjects, humans don’t want to think about the effects of their alcoholism or drug abuse on young children.  We’re guilty of thinking children are resilient and will outgrow the trauma they suffered as a result of living with addicted parents. However, experts now agree that parental drug or alcohol abuse has […]

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25 January

In addition to the skyrocketing use of antidepressants among older women, there is also a surge in substance-related suicides.  Studies show that since 1997, there has been more than a 40 percent increase in the percentage of women who binge drink.  On average, women drink less than men, however, women are binge drinking more than men these days.  […]

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26 March

Think outside the bar. Bar carts can do so much more than just hold booze! Whether you recently picked one up at the store or you scored one at a sale, here are some creative ways to repurpose a bar cart around your home. 1. Use it as a nightstand. Put a bar cart to […]

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09 May

A NEW NON-JUDGMENTAL ATTITUDE TO RECOVERY Our drug and alcohol rehab and recovery program in Cairns was founded and developed by an internationally renowned addiction specialist, author, and lecturer Jost Sauer. Drawing on his own history of alcohol, marijuana, and speed addiction, followed by numerous years working in drug and alcohol counseling, as well as over […]

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