Is Alcoholism A Disease

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One of the great controversies in respect of treatment of alcohol problems is the debate of whether alcoholism is a disease. There is little doubt that regarding alcoholism as a disease, rather than as a moral weakness, has brought benefits to alcoholics/addicts. To some extent it reduced the stigma experienced by sufferers and has opened […]


Alcohol And Drug Abuse In Mental Health

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Alcohol abuse is overrated, while drug abuse is underrated. The DSM manual suggests that substance abuse there are differences in the definition of drug and alcohol use. To confuse matters worse the law has its own version of who is an alcoholic or drug addict. Some of the symptoms that help professionals determine if alcohol […]


Is Your Partner An Alcoholic

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If you are reading this then you are concerned at the possibility and want to know wheat you can do. Ask yourself these questions? How important is alcohol to your partner? How many drinks a day does your partner have? Does your partner drink alone? Does your partner drink in the mornings? Is there less […]


Attend Alcoholics Meetings For Quality Sobriety

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Recently my husband & I moved to a different city within the state we live in. My husband has attended alcoholics meetings intermittently for quite a few years. The alcoholics meetings not only provide great support but it is essential to find the one that will meet your particular needs. If you attend the meetings […]


Alcohol Addiction Who Are The Real Victims

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People often feel sorry for, or angry with, alcoholics. These days, they are starting to realize that people close to the alcoholics are also damaged by their actions. Alcohol addiction strikes at everyone around the alcoholic. Wives, husbands, partners; children, mothers, fathers; employers, employees, staff; and even random strangers who were just “in the wrong […]


Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Steps To Help

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Alcoholics Anonymous is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1935 by two recovering alcoholics, Bill W (William Griffith Wilson) and Dr. Bob (Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith). They were the first to put forward the idea that alcoholism was a treatable disease to a national audience. They also wrote the “Big Book” that is the […]


Practicing Alcoholic Professional Sot

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Welcome to the short version of the life of a friend of Bill W. When dealing with the intoxicated, you might want to keep in mind the caveat of Oklahoma’s Favorite Son and the esteemed movie actor, cowboy philosopher, political humorist, and Cherokee Indian Will Rogers who proclaimed, “I have Indian Blood in me. I […]