3 stages of alcoholism

What Are the 3 Stages of Alcoholism?

There are 3 stages of alcoholism: early, middle, and end stages. If you are showing signs of alcoholism, as time passes, you become more dependent on alcohol and have a more challenging time quitting. Without a qualified alcohol detox program, it becomes nearly impossible to put down the alcohol for good. At Atlanta Detox Center…

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…

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What To Do When Staying Sober Feels Hard

You’ve finally decided to change your life, but you still can’t erase the fact that staying sober feels hard. Everyone who is in their recovery journey fears relapsing. Thankfully, if you live in Georgia, there are many effective methods available that can help you remain sober after your time at Atlanta Detox Center. Serve Others…

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5 Myths About Addiction

Myths about addiction may be hindering you from getting help for substance abuse. If so, you may want to dig a little deeper to explore the facts about substance abuse and addiction treatment therapies’ effectiveness. Addiction myths are often a product of culture, which has a way of bringing credibility to half-truths or outright lies.…

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Relapse Prevention Strategies for Alcoholism

Completing rehab can give you a fresh start and a sense of confidence in your life. However, rehab is just the beginning of your recovery journey. As you re-enter your daily life, you will experience people, places, or situations that trigger your addiction and could cause you to relapse. Having some relapse prevention strategies in…