ALCOHOL ABUSE

Fabian Padro in Alcohol Abuse
August 6, 2019

Being an Addict

An addict feels like he is traveling on the loneliest road ever taken, but in fact, he rarely finds himself actually alone. Even when he is homeless and living on the streets in the cold winter nights, somewhere there are people who care and a family who mourns his absence and his struggles.

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Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
June 13, 2019

Alcohol & Benzos—Withdrawal That Might Kill You

Many people are surprised to learn that in most cases withdraw from opiates, cocaine, meth, and ecstasy are not fatal and do not require a medical detox. There are two drugs that require professional medical help when withdrawing from as withdrawal symptoms can become life-threatening.

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Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
May 9, 2019

The Painkiller Epidemic

Prescription Drugs For the last two decades, doctors have been handing out painkillers almost with abandon. Not only was severe, life-ending pain treated with these addictive substances, but also chronic, moderate pain like knee pain and low-back pain.

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Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
March 12, 2019

A New Beginning

“When I first arrived at Narconon Ojai, I had no idea what was in store for me and to say the least I was doubtful. I had been to three prior rehabs, all ending with the same results—failure and immediate relapse.…“

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Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
February 18, 2019

Alcohol — America’s Drug of Choice

It is thrown in our face in every other commercial, in almost every movie, on billboards, in flashing lights, in magazines, and just about everywhere you turn. It’s the idea of having a cold brew, a shot on the rocks, or a martini — shaken not stirred.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
February 10, 2017

Why Every Parent Sending a Kid Off to College Should Read this Book First

The accounting from a former college student reveils the true story of alcohol and drug abuse on college campuses.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
January 21, 2017

Want to Protect Your Heart? Easy—No Heavy Drinking

You’ve probably heard or read many times that alcohol is supposed to have health benefits. At the same time, you undoubtedly know that many people have lost their health to overconsumption of alcohol .

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
December 24, 2016

Why Walking Home After Drinking Can Be a Deadly Exercise

Many fatal accidents have occurred when someone has been walking home alone after drinking, whether it’s hypothermia, assault or drowning.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
December 18, 2016

Shouldn’t We Be Talking about Alcohol?

While the opiate epidemic is making headlines, not much is heard about the fact that more people die from alcohol related deaths than drug overdoses.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
November 21, 2016

Staying Sober in a Culture of Alcohol

Alcohol is even more prevalent today with more lenient laws on availability and more promotion than ever. How does one seeking sobriety survive in today’s world?

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