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What Is Secondhand Drinking and How to Prevent It

You’ve undoubtedly heard about second hand smoking, but what about second hand drinking? Second hand drinking is a rather advanced concept, but when understood, it makes absolute sense. 

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Emotional Drinking vs. Alcoholism

Is there a difference between an emotional drinker and an alcoholic? Both are very similar, but one tends to lead into the other. Here’s what you need to know.

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April Is National Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year’s theme, Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow, is a national effort to draw attention to the many opportunities people, families, and communities have and can use to educate young people on the … Continue reading

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3 Interesting Facts about Mardi Gras That Don’t Involve Alcohol

Mardi Gras may have a reputation for being one of the biggest partying days of the year, but that isn’t how it started out. Originally, it was a religious occasion, corresponding with the last day before the start of Lent, … Continue reading

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Are Wealthy Professionals Most Likely to Drink?

There is no “one type” of alcoholic. In fact, the stereotype of an alcoholic is very unlikely to be true. Studies have shown that wealthy and successful professionals may be the most likely to drink. Addiction can run in very … Continue reading

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How Do We Talk to Our Kids About Drugs and Alcohol?

These days, young children are exposed to conflicting messages about drugs and alcohol from an early age. In some cases, drugs and alcohol are glorified as being fun and exciting, while at other times, they are condemned for being unhealthy and … Continue reading

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How to Readjust to Life Without Drugs or Alcohol

When you’re working on addiction recovery, one of the biggest challenges is learning to live without drugs or alcohol. Making changes to your daily life and setting healthy goals for yourself can help you overcome this challenge. Keep the following … Continue reading

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