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Category: Alcoholism
How to stop binge drinking alcohol?
Posted by Martin Preston
on 02 May 2021
Contents What is binge drinking? Short-term effects of binge drinking Dangers of binge drinking and its long-term effects Who binge drinks? What causes binge drinking? Why cant I control my drinking? How do I stop binge drinking? Treatment for binge drinking References If you want to stop binge drinking but are wondering how to go…

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20 Best Quotes of Sobriety
Posted by Mike Delaney
on 23 Apr 2021
During recovery from addiction, there are often times when we need a boost to start our day or give us motivation to keep on going. During these times, we may turn to spiritual practices or sobriety quotes for some inspiration. Love them or hate them inspirational quotes have been around for many, many years. Some…

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How to deal with an alcoholic partner
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 11 Apr 2021
Dealing with an alcoholic partner is not easy; an alcoholics behaviour and actions make little logical sense to others, they are often selfish and inconsiderate. As someone who loves them, it is likely you will struggle to understand why they seemingly continue to choose alcohol over you and over others. Surely, if they loved you…

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What Is An Alcohol or Drug Detox
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 02 Apr 2021
An alcohol or drug detox is a palliative intervention designed to reduce the symptoms of withdrawal whilst the body goes through the process of detoxification There are various ways, methods and means of detoxing from alcohol or drugs but not all are safe.  If you or a loved one suffer from a drug or alcohol…

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How to deal with an alcoholic parent
Posted by David Williams
on 12 Mar 2021
Dealing with an alcoholic parent can be extremely difficult, challenging and downright heartbreaking.  Any parent should care for and protect their own child; this doesn’t necessarily happen with an alcoholic parent. Sadly, all too often, the roles tragically become reversed.  Challenging an alcoholic parent can be daunting. No parent wants to be told they are…

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20 Facts about alcoholism you weren’t aware of
Posted by Martin Preston
on 04 Mar 2021
Most people drink alcohol and of those who do most are able to drink it in moderation. However, there are a minority that suffer from alcoholism. Those that suffer from this condition are unable to control the amount of alcohol they consume and suffer negative consequences as a direct result. If you or a loved…

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What is a functioning alcoholic? – The signs and symptoms
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 03 Feb 2021
A functioning alcoholic is a person who suffers from alcoholism but is still able to hold down a job, play a role within a family and to most people, appear to be coping. Alcoholism is a chronic and progressive disease of the brain and body, (1) not all alcoholics lose everything as a direct result…

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Living with an alcoholic – Tips on how to cope
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 15 Jan 2021
Living with an alcoholic is exceptionally challenging, especially if the person concerned denies they have a problem. Alcoholism, alcohol dependence and alcohol addiction are recognised alcohol use disorders that are considered chronic. They are at the most severe end of the substance misuse spectrum.  Many people who live with an alcoholic do not fully understand…

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Delamere’s 10 top tips for safer drinking over the festive period
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 19 Dec 2020
In the UK, the festive period accounts for the most cases of drinking to harmful levels, with binge drinking spiking on Christmas day and New Years eve.  At Delamere we are well aware that this Christmas will be unlike any other our generation have known. With many more people feeling additional pressure financially and socially…

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Alcohol, Domestic Abuse and Christmas
Posted by Martin Preston
on 11 Dec 2020
Every year over the festive period, cases of domestic abuse and violence increase dramatically.  The reason for christmas and new year being a particularly precarious time is a toxic recipe of extra time spent with loved ones, increased financial pressure to meet expectations and lets not forget the most important ingredient of all - alcohol!…

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