Al-Anon is for families, relatives, and friends whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. If someone close to you, such as a family member, friend, coworker, or neighbor, has or has had a drinking problem, the following questions may help you determine if Al-Anon is for you. Do you constantly seek approval and… Continue reading Did You Grow Up With a Problem Drinker? Al-Anon Is for You!
A panic attack is a dangerous disorder which can be an extremely threatening experience because, during one, people imagine the worst possible effects happening to them – they may fear they are having a heart attack, dying, suffocating or even going crazy. Treating panic attacks is an important process. Though it is true that a… Continue reading Treatment of Panic Attacks
One of the oldest forms of dealing with addiction is to be a member of Alcoholics Anonymous (simply known as AA). Many people that are getting to know about this group of people recently are having some misconceptions about the group. Alcoholics Anonymous And Addiction Treatment Some people see them as a bunch of unserious… Continue reading The Basics EVERYONE Must Know About Alcoholics Anonymous And Addiction Treatment
An Alcoholic? Unlike normal afflictions such as diabetes, there is no test either for alcoholism or for a predisposition to it. Unfortunately, abnormal behavior and bad results such as physical deterioration, financial hardship, broken relationships and entanglements with the law often happen before it is clear that someone has the disease. Yes, it is a… Continue reading How Do You Know If You're An Alcoholic?
Alcoholism is called a “family disease” because it affects the drinker and everyone close to the drinker. Living with an alcoholic is tumultuous and tiring. Family members often find themselves just as involved with the disease as the alcoholic. Follow these steps to help make living with an alcoholic as easy as possible. Take care… Continue reading How to Live With an Alcoholic
Drink Less Alcohol Living with an alcoholic parent is no fun. You’re too embarrassed to invite friends over, so you don’t even bother making any. Not only does your parent’s drinking affect her life, it silently destroys yours. Take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone and there are steps you can take to… Continue reading How to Encourage a Parent to Drink Less Alcohol
Alcoholism a Misunderstood Disease Alcoholism is one of the most frequently misunderstood diseases. People who are addicted to alcohol feel powerless and out of control when it comes to managing their alcohol intake. They will continue drinking even when they know their behavior is having a negative impact. Even after the alcoholic has gotten treatment,… Continue reading How to Talk to a Parent Who Had a Drinking Problem
Love Your Alcoholic It is hard to live with and love an alcoholic. I will give you tips and advice on things you can do for YOU. Things that will help you cope with the daily life of living with an alcoholic. I know the pain, sadness, anxiety, and depression that can come from living… Continue reading How to Love Your Alcoholic
Alcoholic Parent [spacer size=”20″] Alcoholism as one of the worst drug problems in America, so know that you aren’t alone if you’re dealing with an alcoholic parent. There are techniques you can use to deal with an alcoholic parent and make this stressful situation more manageable. Know that your parent’s alcoholism isn’t your fault. If… Continue reading How to Deal With an Alcoholic Parent
Addicted to Drugs [spacer size=”20″] People who have chosen drugs as a part of their life have also selfishly chosen to add their pain from their choice to their loved ones lives. So you have been (but not by choice) elected to deal with your loved ones drug addiction. How in hell can you accept… Continue reading How to Deal With a Loved One Addicted to Drugs