What Not to Say to an Alcoholic in Recovery: 6 Things to Avoid
Posted by The Token Shop on 1/29/2020 to Recovery Resources
In the past few years, Americans have paid a lot of attention to the opioid epidemic -- with good reason. It causes thousands of tragic deaths each year.
However, even as we shine a spotlight on dangerous narcotics, it's important to remember other substances can be just as deadly. Take alcohol; each year in the U.S., some 88,000 people die directly or indirectly due to alcohol consumption.
Are You Living With an Alcoholic? 5 Ways to Make Life Easier
One in eight American adults, or 12.7% of our country's population, have an alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism doesn't only affect the person holding the bottle, though. If you're living with an alcoholic, chances are, you've felt the strain yourself.
Loving an alcoholic isn't always easy. While they can benefit from your support, your health and happiness matter too.
Find the balance with these five tips on how to live with an alcoholic. These tips can make your life a little easier.
What No One Tells You About Getting Sober
There's no doubt about it- getting sober is hard work. For many people, it improves relationships, health and it can put you back on track with your career. There are so many positives to getting sober that the negatives aren't often talked about.
If you think you need to give up alcohol, or you're currently taking part in a sobriety program, here are some of the things that you may not know.
How to Get Through Your First Days Sober
If you have made the powerful and life-changing decision to quit drinking, then congratulations are in order. These first few days sober will be the beginning of a happier, healthier, and longer life.
However, the first few days can also be the most challenging for any struggling alcoholic. Immediately after you stop drinking is when your body will feel the most severe symptoms and withdrawal effects.
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