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Sober October: How To Stay Drink Free On The Home Stretch 

Sober October: How To Stay Drink Free On The Home Stretch 

The beginning of Fall means sweater weather, warm soups, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. It’s also a month filled with challenges. As the leaves fall, it’s also an opportunity to shed old habits or reset after a crazy Summer. You’ll find your fair share of 30-day challenges...

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The Origin of the Sinclair Method for Alcohol Use Disorder

The Origin of the Sinclair Method for Alcohol Use Disorder

Did you know that more than 6% of adults in the United States have an alcohol use disorder? Unfortunately, fewer than 7% of people with alcohol use disorder, or AUD, seek medical attention for their condition. Individuals who have lived with fighting alcohol addiction...

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Is Naltrexone a Controlled Substance?

Is Naltrexone a Controlled Substance?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved naltrexone. Its primary use is for the treatment of alcohol and opioid use disorder. Naltrexone prevents alcohol and drug abuse by lowering drug cravings. This is how it aids those in recovery in maintaining...

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A Complete Guide: The Sinclair Method Debunked

A Complete Guide: The Sinclair Method Debunked

Around 14.5 million people grapple with alcohol use disorder (AUD) in the United States. Individuals with AUD are unable to stop or reduce their drinking on their own. Their alcohol dependency impairs their ability to fulfill their responsibilities, damaging their...

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Insight from a former drinker

Insight from a former drinker

We all get started from uniquely different backgrounds, experiences, and traumas. Coping mechanisms and defenses develop from an early age to protect us and allow for our survival. Oftentimes, these can mutate into something that haunts us as we grow up, and...

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Alcohol causes more ER visits than you think

Alcohol causes more ER visits than you think

"Having worked in the emergency department for over 30 years I certainly agree with Dr. Green’s comments [regarding alcohol related problems seen in the ER]. I would also go as far to say that more than 50% of the problems we see in the emergency department are...

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Wellness

Wellness

"Wellness is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." – The World Health Organization. The key phrase in the World Health Organization's definition of wellness is "well-being, and not just the...

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