Alcohol Addiction/Alcoholism

Social Drinking VS Problem Drinking: When is It TOO MUCH?

2019-02-12T21:39:35+00:00January 28th, 2019|

“A lot of alcoholics talk about how they look back and can see that they never knew, never really could predict, when they’d get too drunk, when they’d cross the line from what felt like normal heavy drinking into raging, out-of-control drinking.” ~ Caroline Knapp, Drinking: A Love Story Are you a “social drinker”? Are [...]

Functional Alcoholics: Who They Are And How To Identify Them

2018-12-07T17:06:52+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Substance abusers look just like everybody else. Even individuals who appear to be successful, like those with a well-paying job, a luxurious house, new cars and are socially active, can secretly have a significant problem with drugs or alcohol. The disease of addiction knows no boundaries even when it comes to income, social class, [...]

Brain Damage from Heavy Alcohol Abuse: An In-Depth Look at Wet Brain

2018-11-16T18:06:57+00:00April 10th, 2018|

Wet brain, also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, is a type of brain damage that is caused by alcohol abuse and addiction. Excessive alcohol abuse, even among functional alcoholics, leads to thiamine deficiency, which damages the brain. Over time, this leads to the development of wet brain syndrome symptoms. Brain Damage from Heavy Alcohol Abuse: [...]

Dry January Benefits: Why You Might Want to Consider Participating

2018-01-07T04:44:37+00:00January 5th, 2018|

As We Ring In The New Year, The World Celebrates Dry January As we kick off 2018, millions of people around the globe will be participating in the international phenomenon known as “Dry January” – also called “Sober January.” Dry January is an alcohol awareness campaign founded by a national charity in the United [...]

Alcohol Poisoning: Detection, Facts and Symptoms

2017-12-07T02:02:05+00:00November 15th, 2017|

Make No Mistake About it – Alcohol is a Type of Poison “What’s your poison?” Ever heard the expression? It’s not quite as popular as it used to be. But, you may at least recall hearing someone pose this question to a guest in an old movie when asking what kind of alcoholic beverage [...]

Delirium Tremens: Definition, Symptoms and Cures

2018-11-16T18:03:38+00:00July 17th, 2017|

Delirium tremens is a condition that often occurs during alcohol withdrawal. It can occur suddenly, and without warning. For someone with delirium tremens, they have a medical condition that requires immediate intervention. This is certainly not a condition that should be ignored. Anyone who is an alcoholic and who wishes to recover is susceptible to [...]

Vivitrol Aids in Addiction Recovery

2017-06-08T05:47:43+00:00June 19th, 2017|

Vivitrol: The Recovery Aid You’ve Been Looking For Vivitrol treatment is now available for addiction recovery at AspenRidge Recovery. For people who suffer with drug addiction or alcoholism, their conditions are often ongoing. Addiction is a disease that is incredibly difficult to overcome on your own. Quite often, people will attempt to stop using alone before [...]

Alcoholism Intervention Methods Explained

2017-05-28T10:24:55+00:00June 12th, 2017|

How to Intervene on an Alcoholic Families of alcoholics often wonder how they should properly intervene. What many families don’t realize is that alcoholism is actually a disease in need of treatment. Although they mean well, they often go about trying to get their loved ones into treatment in the wrong way. You might be in [...]

Top 10 Binge Drinking Universities in CO

2017-06-08T05:46:08+00:00June 5th, 2017|

Top 10 Universities in Colorado Where Binge Drinking is a BIG Problem For some of the top universities in Colorado, binge drinking has become a serious issue. The college years are known to be the best times of your life. This may be – at least in part – because it’s the time when the [...]

Tips for Handling a DUI or DWI in Colorado

2017-05-08T18:51:41+00:00May 25th, 2017|

“If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.” ~ Dean M After being convicted of drunk driving, many people go looking for quick tips on how to handle a DUI or DWI in Colorado. While there are important legal and personal steps to take in the wake of a DUI/DWI, dealing with the conviction itself [...]

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