are you showing the signs of alcoholism

What are the Signs of Alcoholism?

Sometimes the signs of alcoholism or alcohol addiction are obvious. For example, when someone is constantly drinking or intoxicated, it’s clear that they are abusing alcohol, but do they have an alcohol use disorder? There are different stages of addiction, and dependency can look different for different people. When it comes to alcohol use disorder,…

Staying Sober For Independence Day

For most Americans, the Fourth of July includes fireworks, sparklers, picnics, and good food. But alongside the burgers and hotdogs, alcohol is socially acceptable, abundant, and potentially excessive. For individuals in recovery from addiction, making it through a normal day can be incredibly difficult, but during a holiday there are bound to be parties and…

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How To Set New Goals For The New Year

As this year winds to an end and the new year lies before you with blank pages, your thoughts will most likely turn to personal goals for the New Year. This is traditionally what people in Texas and all over the world do. Unfortunately, many of those people will quickly put what they planned aside.…

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How Can You Celebrate Sober With Friends?

The holidays are upon us, and you may be getting a bit anxious. Whether this is your first sober holiday or you have been through several, you still know how difficult it can be at times to have sober celebrations with friends. One thing that helps is having sober friends who are willing to forgo…

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How To Achieve Success In Rehab

You have made that important decision to put drug or alcohol abuse behind you. You have entered a Texas substance abuse treatment program, and you are hopeful as you look toward your future. You are also anxious. How are you sure this rehab program will work? The truth is that the power for success in…

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Tips To Help Keep Count of Your Drinks

Do you need some tips to keep track of your drinks? Quitting drinking can be a challenge. Before an individual develops a dependency or addiction, they are usually abusing alcohol. One way to avoid alcohol use disorder is by keeping a strict count of the drink had. To be clear, a person that is sober…

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How To Remain Sober During The Holidays

Remaining sober during the holidays can seem like a challenge. There may be a lot of times during the holidays when you used to spend time with friends enjoying a few drinks or even a glass of wine. To remain sober, you can’t do that anymore. That doesn’t mean you can’t have incredible sober celebrations.…

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How To Have A Productive Workday

There is a lot to do today. You have so many tasks on your to-do list, meetings, and problems to solve. Yet, if you are in recovery from using drugs and alcohol, understanding how to have a productive workday can be a bit more difficult. That’s because the way you think is different now. With…

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Are You Afraid Of Getting Addiction Treatment?

Are you afraid of getting substance abuse treatment? Your concern is understandable. Addiction, at best, is disorienting; at worse, it has disastrous consequences for your psychological and physical health. To be in the throes of addiction, and then to face the prospect of getting addiction treatment, adds to the pain and confusion. The good news…