Depression: Facts, Statistics, and You

Depression during times of lockdowns can lead to sadness, grief and drug and alcohol abuse.  These are normal human emotions. We all have those feelings from time to time but they usually go away within a few days. Major depression, or major depressive disorder, however, is something more. It’s a diagnosable condition that’s classified as a mood […]

How to recognize early symptoms of liver disease

How to Recognize Early Symptoms of Liver Disease Related to Alcohol Abuse What’s in this Article: Facts About Liver Disease Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease Alcohol Related Liver Disease Stages And Early Symptoms Of Liver Disease Among Alcoholics Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Alcoholic Hepatitis Alcoholic Cirrhosis Non-Alcoholic Liver Damage (updated) Alcoholic Liver Damage (updated) Alcohol Fatty Liver […]

What If They Say No During Alcohol or Drug Intervention

Interventions are one of the most crucial components to recovery from addiction. The intervention is an opportunity for the loved ones and friends of a person struggling with drug or alcohol addiction to express how the habit has hurt them and show their strong desire to see him or her seek help. Ideally, the presence of a […]

How to stop Overdoses

How to Stop Overdoses First responders in Pennsylvania — and elsewhere — have been reporting a recurring problem when reviving overdose victims. Often, they’re helping the same people, over and over. So how to stop overdoses? A group of state lawmakers is trying to come up with a plan to help for drug overdose treatment. Doyle Heffley, […]

Alcohol Awareness Month

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month – Test Your Knowledge According to the World Health Organization, 3.3 million people died in 2018 from alcohol-related incidents. Today it remains as a leading cause of mortality.  It’s simple, but complicated – which is why April was dedicated as Alcohol Awareness Month by the National Council on Alcoholism and […]

Sober Fun While Social Distancing

As Alcoholics Anonymous meetings go online because of coronavirus fears, some in the recovery community worry that won’t be enough Sober fun while social distancing is a challenge for people who struggle with addiction, staying sober can be a daily challenge, even in the best of times, with a stable routine, healthy sleep schedule, and […]

Philadelphia Alcohol Addiction Help

Seeing someone you care about get ensnared by the cruel tentacles of alcohol addiction can be a harrowing sight. Watching them slowly sink lower and lower into the throes of addiction can make you feel helpless. You are eager to assist them on their journey to sobriety, but you just don’t know how. Get the tools to […]

Quarantined With An Alcoholic Spouse

Problems are easily hidden during quarantined with an alcoholic spouse. Being home during quarantine with an alcoholic spouse is not easy. You may not have noticed your spouse was an alcoholic, or you avoided the truth. Now, you cannot avoid your spouse’s alcoholism. You have no distractions, and this unique situation continues to bring you […]