how long does alcohol detox take

How Long Does It Take to Detox from Alcohol?

For those wondering how long it takes to detox from alcohol, it depends on a number of factors. For example, if you struggled with alcohol dependence for a long time and had a severe addiction, it may take longer to clean out your body. At Atlanta Detox Center, we offer a comprehensive alcohol detox program…

social drinking on holidays

How Dangerous Is Social Drinking on Holidays?

Americans consume copious amounts of drinks on St. Patrick’s Day. A recent survey from American Addiction Centers puts the celebration of all things Irish third behind Mardi Gras and New Year’s Eve among the booziest U.S. holidays. If you feel that binge drinking is a problem on holidays or any other day, the Atlanta Detox Center in…

how does alcohol addiction begin

How Does Alcohol Addiction Begin?

Alcohol addiction may begin with only a single drink. Not everyone who drinks socially and responsibly will develop an alcohol dependence or descend into alcoholism. However, it’s important to understand the different stages of alcohol abuse, so you know when it’s time to get help. At Atlanta Detox Center in Atlanta, Georgia, we provide alcohol…

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Different Types of Support Groups in Addiction Recovery

Drug and alcohol addiction isn’t something that goes away even after you have completed therapy. You’ll find yourself battling addiction for some time. However, there is help available to you through support groups. Our team at Atlanta Detox Center in Georgia provides you with a comprehensive rehab center, offering a range of services. From a…

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Effects of Alcohol on Your Physical and Mental Health

The effects of alcohol are different for every person. You may have a friend who is able to drink a glass of wine each day and never develops an alcohol addiction. You, on the other hand, are experiencing addiction side effects, and you’re unsure what to do about it. Rehab is often the first step…

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What Science Tells Us About Addiction

Addiction is a disease. Despite what some people believe, it’s nearly impossible to quit “cold turkey” independently. When you look at the facts, there is a direct link between science and addiction. Drug or alcohol addiction is characterized by a compulsive drive to seek and use substances. It also causes molecular and neurochemical changes in…