mocktail ideas can help for a sober holiday celebration

Mocktail Ideas for a Sober Holiday Celebration

The holiday season can be a trying time when you’re dealing with a substance use disorder. With all of the alcohol and stress accompanying these celebrations, you may want to forego them altogether. However, you don’t have to, and you won’t need to if you get alcohol addiction help. A sober holiday celebration is doable.…

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How Long Does Alcohol Take to Get out of Your System

Alcohol withdrawal refers to a specific set of symptoms that people who have been alcohol dependent may experience when they stop drinking. The symptoms remain mild and are over quickly for some people, but detoxing can be more serious for others. To understand more about the alcohol withdrawal timeline and what you can expect from…

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Observing National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, otherwise known as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. It is a time to appreciate the vital work done by those in the mental health and substance use treatment fields and celebrate people in recovery. Just as we respect people with health conditions such as heart disease or diabetes to…

a person wonders am I an alcoholic

Self-Diagnosing Alcoholism

If you’re struggling to control your alcohol intake, you’re likely asking yourself, “Am I an alcoholic?” In recovery, there’s an old saying that if you suspect you have a drinking problem, you probably do. Of course, that’s not always the case. It is best to get a professional diagnosis for any health issue, including substance…

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The Stages of Alcohol Rehab

Alcohol addiction is a serious, life-threatening disease. The excessive use of alcohol is blamed for an estimated 88,000 deaths every year in the U.S. For those with an alcohol use disorder, what starts as occasional “fun” can end with homelessness, alienation from friends and family, and chronic illness that deteriorates their health. Is alcohol threatening…

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How Does Alcoholism Begin?

A drink of wine with dinner or a beer or two after work does not seem like a big deal. Many adults have at least one drink at some point during the week. But, how does alcoholism begin? For many people, alcoholism starts out with just those few drinks but then progresses into something much…

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Alcohol Addiction Recovery

Alcohol addiction recovery begins with a commitment to going through the detox process. At Serenity House Detox & Recovery in Jupiter, Florida, we help you break free from your addiction to drugs or alcohol with a safe, supportive detox. When you are addicted to substances, it takes time to heal. While you may be nervous…

how much wine is too much

How Much Wine is Too Much?

For many, a glass of wine at the end of a long or stressful day is the ultimate reward. Small daily consumption of wine does not indicate that the individual suffers from an alcohol problem. However, when one or two glasses turns into a drinking problem, how much wine is too much? The risk of…