drinking

new year resolutions
Dry January in Orange County
||
“Dry January should be seen as the impetus to change people’s relationship with alcohol forever.” ~ Judi Ryh, Executive with the British Liver Trust "Dry January" deserves a place among your New Year’s resolutions. Voluntarily giving up drinking for a...
continue reading
Olympian Ryan Lochte Getting Help for Alcoholism after Newport Beach Incident
After a drunken incident at a Newport Beach hotel, Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte has announced that he will seek professional help for alcoholism. Jeff Ostrow, the swimmer’s agent, said this is Lochte’s response to a problem he has been struggling...
continue reading
Different Types of Alcoholics
||,
"In order to differentiate alcoholism not just…along a timeline, but also… across groups of people, thus distinguishing types of alcoholics in a way that ran quite counter to the AA emphasis on the unity of alcoholics, Jellinek came up with...
continue reading
Drinking Costs More Than You Think
||, ,
Most social drinkers probably never give much thought about how much money they spend on alcohol. But the fact is, they would likely be shocked to learn that by just going out on the weekends and having a couple of...
continue reading
Are You a Functional Alcoholic?
||
An alcoholic looks just like everyone else. Even a seemingly-“successful” person can secretly struggle with alcohol. The disease of alcohol addiction doesn’t respect boundaries of race, sex, income, or education. It doesn’t care how good your job is, how nice...
continue reading
Staying Sober During the Holiday Season
||, ,
“I don’t know if there’ll be snow, but have a cup of cheer.” ~Holly Jolly Christmas, one of the Top-25 most-performed Christmas songs Recovery can be a lot harder during the holiday season. During the rest of the year, people...
continue reading