drinking in college

Dangers of Freshman Drinking in College

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At the back of every parent’s mind as they send their college freshman off to school is the fear about campus binge drinking. Parents have read the many tragic stories of once-promising futures snuffed out due to alcohol poisoning. They know…
Are There Different Levels of Alcoholism

Are There Different Levels of Alcoholism?

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Alcoholism is the most prevalent substance use disorder in the U.S. with approximately 15 million adults affected, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism constitute serious lifestyle…
Binge Drinking in College

The Dangers of Binge Drinking in College

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Drinking games tend to be a rite of passage on most college campuses. While the practice of organizing games around alcohol consumption is nothing new, having first been introduced at Darmouth College back in the 1950s, these games have proliferated…
Signs of an Alcoholic Relapse

Signs of an Alcoholic Relapse

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Alcoholic relapse is not the result of a lack of commitment to sobriety. In fact, relapse can happen to even the most dedicated, determined individuals. Relapse is the outward sign of just what a chronic disease with compulsive features looks…
dangers of adderall and alcohol

Dangers of Adderall and Alcohol and Getting Treatment

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Back in school we were taught that a positive plus a negative, such as +1 + -1, equals zero. They cancel each other out. When considering the use of alcohol, a depressant, with Adderall, a stimulant, it might stand to reason that the effect…
pet friendly rehab options

Pet Friendly Rehab Options

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 Solutions 4 Recovery now offers a pet-friendly policy for its Southern California addiction and dual diagnosis rehabilitation programming. Allowing clients to bring their beloved pet to rehab can enhance the treatment experience,…
signs of alcoholism in college students

Signs of Alcoholism in College Students and Getting Treatment

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If you think you can’t possibly become an alcoholic in young adulthood, think again.  Statistics reveal that heavy alcohol use doubles between the ages of 18 to19, then ramps up another 55% throughout the early 20s, with nearly 13% of…