Category: Alcoholism and Recovery

Better Recovery With Medically Supervised Detox

The effects of alcohol account for one in three emergency room visits every year. This is due in part to the effects of alcohol detox and withdrawal. Alcohol withdrawal is the body and brain chemistry readjusting to a permanent sober state, once the individual is no longer consuming alcohol. Chronic alcohol use changes brain chemistry by inhibiting neurotransmitters that induce feelings of relaxation and excitability. Without alcohol these neurotransmitters work in overdrive, similar to a rebound effect.
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Why Individualized Care Is Best for Attorneys

Why Individualized Care Is Best for Attorneys

Attorneys make powerful contributions to society and the legal system. But how effectively can they contribute when impaired …

Dual Diagnosis and the Benefits of Treating Co-Occurring Disorders Simultaneously

Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders

A person struggling with a substance use disorder (SUD) may experience significant barriers to recovery that may range from …

Can You Treat Drug Addiction with Vivitrol?

As people, we may be different for a variety of reasons. But a common denominator amongst us is the existence of stress in …