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Warning Signs of Alcoholism

Warning Signs of Alcoholism

Alcoholism, according to the American Council for Drug Education, is the habitual abuse and addiction to alcohol. Alcoholism can be defined as “persistently drinking in the face of adverse consequences.” The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 140 million people across the world suffer from an alcohol-related disorder. Fifteen percent of United States citizens fall into this category. If one of these statistics happens to be someone you love, you … Read entire article »

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Locked Up But Not Loaded: Sober Inside The Lynwood Correctional Facility

Locked Up But Not Loaded: Sober Inside The Lynwood Correctional Facility

A couple of years ago, on a steady diet of booze and sedatives, waking up in my car with pee all over me and the seat, I would have laughed in disbelief at the thought that one day I would have to clean up the wreckage of my alcohol and drug abuse. I choose drugs over everything and everybody. I was reckless. The scariest part came when I unconsciously chose drugs over life itself, … Read entire article »

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