The story of alcohol abuse is not a new one. And it’s a little like the frog in the pot parable, by turning up the heat in a pot of water slowly, the frog never knows he’s in trouble until it’s too late. For you, before that boiling occurs, there is always the opportunity to enter a rehab facility and face the hot water head-on.
Self-care is vital to maintaining sobriety. It's important to remember that addiction is a disease, and like any other chronic illness, it requires ongoing treatment and management. Just as you wouldn't neglect your diabetes or heart disease, you can't afford to neglect your addiction.
Russell Brand, internationally successful, award-winning comedian, actor, author, and activist recently posted a video on Twitter celebrating 19 years of sobriety, and inspiring viewers with substance use disorders and their loved ones that there is hope.
We all know that alcoholism and addiction are serious diseases, affecting many people without discrimination, but the conditions that go along with these diseases are just as serious.
Topics: Addiction, Treatment, Substance Abuse, Alcoholism
Topics: Addiction, Functioning Alcoholic, Recovery, Substance Abuse, Alcoholism
The founding of Soberman’s Estate was inspired by the loss of two men, including the owner’s brother and best friend. Mitch Prager’s best friend was Dr. Jerry Josen, and we’re pleased to share this article written by Dr. Josen’s daughter, Rachel Josen.
Topics: Addiction, Functioning Alcoholic, Professional, Treatment, Functioning Addict, Substance Abuse, Doctor, family
Captain of Noah’s Ark Found Drunk – now that I have your attention, I wanted you to know that October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.
Topics: Addiction, Treatment, Recovery, Grapevine, Alcoholism, family
Sobriety is achieved one day at a time. Being able to choose your activities, rather than “choosing” drugs or alcohol, is true freedom. Here are 12 things you can choose to do to enjoy life sober!
Topics: Addiction, Recovery, Substance Abuse, Self-Help Groups, Alumni
Sleep is an essential part of human biology. It helps you revitalize your body and mind over several hours of inactivity. However, sleep issues can be prevalent in those who are recovering from alcohol addiction.
Topics: Addiction, Alcoholism