Social consequences? What do you mean by social consequences? I thought that drinking alcohol was a core requirement for being social! How could there be negative consequences for drinking alcohol? If any of these thoughts even remotely crossed your mind when seeing this article title, then I highly recommended reading on because indeed, there often
Benzodiazepines are a form of sedative. When taken in certain doses, they can slow vital body functions such as breathing. Mixing benzos with alcohol multiplies the sedative effects. Essentially, taking even small doses of both at the same time can cause effects even more powerful that consuming moderate amounts of just one of these substances
When you stop drinking alcohol, and your body doesn’t have any of this mind-altering chemical entering its systems anymore, an opportunity presents itself. A plethora of opportunities presents itself. Drinking alcoholic beverages after alcoholic beverages for days, weeks, months, or years makes the human body work hard. In this article, we will take you through what happens when you stop drinking alcohol for 3 months straight, starting with day 1.
How Much Alcohol Is Too Much? The Dietary Guidelines for Americans state that moderate drinking is up to 1 drink per day for women and 2 drinks for men. Many people say “I just have a drink or 2 in the evenings.” Heck, you might have said this before yourself thinking that it was light
Alcohol is an interesting substance that directly affects the brain and subsequently affects how we think, feel, and act. When consumed in large amounts, alcohol can cause damage to the brain. It can affect the frontal lobe, dopamine levels, serotonin, motivation, and mental acuity. So what actually happens to your brain when you stop drinking?
What if we knew exactly how much we could drink on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to avoid experiencing withdrawal symptoms or even a hangover?
One of the populations hit hardest during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is that of individuals who are struggling with substance use disorders and addiction. We even have resources for addiction treatment centers and support groups to better reach their audience in this unique time.
How Drug and alcohol treatment are being affected by COVID-19. Learn about supportive resources such as Telehealth and online support groups to use during pandemic.
The Cost of Treatment at Lighthouse Money makes the world go round. It’s cliche, but it’s, unfortunately, a true statement. Money is also something that addicts often do not have a lot of due to the hold that drugs and alcohol may have taken on their life. The question is how much does Lighthouse Recovery
Ritalin is a prescription stimulant drug. It acts on the central nervous system and is most commonly used to treat ADHD.