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How to Help an Alcoholic Woman

If you’re a woman, you have unique risks for alcoholism. That includes the potential to develop an alcohol dependency faster than the average man. It may also involve having necessary treatment needs not as common for men in recovery. Taken together, these facts mean that gender-specific help for an alcoholic woman is often essential. They…

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3 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety on Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many women in recovery face an important question. How can they maintain their sobriety on this festive day? After all, alcohol is traditionally an important part of many holidays, including Thanksgiving. By planning in advance, you can make the goal of staying sober much easier to achieve. A few women’s sober…

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3 Reasons to Seek a Women’s Alcohol Rehab

Whether you’re a man or a woman, you need help to overcome serious alcohol problems. However, men and women don’t always have the same recovery requirements. This means that a gender-specific rehab program may best serve you. Here are three specific reasons why women should strongly consider a women’s alcohol rehab. If you need women’s…

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Can Drinking Cause Anxiety the Next Day?

Anxiety is a common fact of everyday life. For most people, anxious feelings last for a while and then disappear without having a serious impact. However, a significant number of people develop serious conditions called anxiety disorders. Can drinking make your anxiety levels worse? In some cases, yes. Anxiety disorders and major alcohol problems sometimes…

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Common Side Effects of Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction is common in the United States. About one in eight American adults meets the criteria for alcohol use disorder. The effects of long-term alcohol abuse can be significant and impact every aspect of a person’s life. Often, alcohol addiction leads to devastating physical, social, and mental consequences. Most people need help to achieve…