12 Steps Of AA

Saved by the 12 Steps of AA

I was in an endless cycle of drinking and using drugs for nearly a decade until I finally gave in to the steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Growing up with an alcoholic mother, I never thought that I’d even touch drugs or alcohol, but it eventually happened. I always thought that once it became a…

When Is Alcohol Abuse Treatment Needed?

When does social drinking become alcohol abuse? While alcohol may be legal, many people become addicted to it. Once someone suffers from alcoholism, alcohol abuse treatment is necessary for sobriety, including detox and rehab. People who suffer from mental disorders like depression are more likely to become addicted, but alcohol abuse can affect anyone. When…

How To Detox From Alcohol At Home

If you’re dealing with an alcohol addiction, you might be wondering how to detox from alcohol at home. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as it sounds to detox from alcohol at home. The first difficulty with attempting to detox at home is that it won’t be a sober environment, which means a constant possibility of…

What Should I Know About Alcohol Withdrawal? [Infographic]

Don’t Detox Alone: The Fatal Consequences of Alcohol Withdrawal [Infographic]

For many people, addiction may also bring with it physical dependence. Studies have shown that individuals suffering from alcoholism often suffer from a mental addiction as well as a physical one. When regular ingestion of an abused substance is suddenly discontinued, alcohol withdrawal often occurs. Going through alcohol withdrawal alone can be dangerous—even fatal. You…