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Wine Mom Culture

Wine mom culture emerged with the tongue-in-cheek Facebook group called “Moms Who Need Wine,” which has more than 700,000 members. Moms share funny memes and other content about how much wine mothers need to raise children. This is just one group that glorifies alcohol and alcoholism among women. It can be especially damaging for women…

Understanding Recovery and Why Persistent Care is Essential

Drug addiction therapy has evolved over time from a very simple concept to reduce negative behaviors, to a comprehensive, strategic care plan that treats an individual’s mental health. As we’ve come to better understand addiction, we’ve realized that many people need help understanding recovery and all of the ins and outs involved. This simple guide…

How Substance Abuse Harms Relationships and How to Recover

The destructive nature of drug addiction is something that you need to take very seriously because it can affect all of your relationships in adverse ways. Whether it’s a romantic relationship, a friendship, or a relationship with family members, none of your relationships are safe from the harms of substance abuse. Therefore, it is crucial…

How People Pass Through the Stages of Alcoholism

The stages of alcoholism are often not fully understood, which is a significant problem. Too many people don’t realize how subtly addiction begins and the ways that it can impact a person’s health for the worse. Some people drink frequently, but do not binge drink, while others don’t drink frequently, but binge drink every time.…

Better Understanding What Causes Addiction in Your Life

A century of addiction research has helped to turn what used to be a somewhat mysterious condition into one that is much better understood. However, many average people may still do not realize what causes addiction and how it can persist even though a person suffering with an addiction disorder knows that they have a…

Why Depression and Alcoholism are So Commonly Associated

The dangers of depression and alcoholism are very potent because these two issues feed off of each other in a way that can seem impossible to escape. It becomes a cyclical process where someone drinks because they’re depressed, struggle in life as a result of their drinking, and are ultimately depressed because they drink. As…