man who is a high-functioning alcoholic

Signs You Are a High-Functioning Alcoholic

All alcoholics are not the same. Regardless of the situation, continued abuse can result in severe consequences. Many Americans struggle with substance use disorders, but not all receive treatment. Statistics reveal that man Americans with a substance use disorder are high-functioning alcoholics. If you are experiencing this problem, check into rehab for professional treatment. If…

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Why Do I Black Out When I Drink?

Getting help for addiction to alcohol or drugs can be a daunting task. For many, the process includes taking a look at your own behaviors and asking, “Am I actually an addict or alcoholic?” It turns out blacking out has much more to do with drinking a large amount of alcohol on an empty stomach. Many alcoholics…

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Should Families Worry About the Signs of Alcoholism?

It is not uncommon for alcoholism to be referred to as a family disease. It also is not uncommon to wonder why that is the case. The main reason is that when someone is an alcoholic, it affects everyone else in the family. That means the person suffering from alcoholism is not the only one…