Dry Drunk Syndrome: Know the Signs

Dry drunk syndrome

Dry drunk syndrome, also known as post-acute withdrawal syndrome, is a condition that can develop after someone addicted to alcohol stops drinking. It refers to a set of negative behaviors and attitudes. A “dry drunk” may also act drunk while they’re sober and in active recovery, which can have negative effects on their professional and […]

How Do You Stay Sober in Orange County During a Pandemic?

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Addiction can be an illness of isolation, but the antidote is community. At a time when so much of our lives is spent self-isolating and socially distancing from others, it’s vital to maintain a connection with friends and family, even if it’s done remotely.  Five ways to stay sober in Orange County during COVID-19 Here […]

Famous Celebrity Rehab Success Stories

3 female celebrities who struggle with drug problems

Celebrities are perpetually scrutinized under the limelight of tabloids, online gossip columns, and social media — it’s easy to forget that although celebrities may be living a different lifestyle than most people, they’re still human. A quick Google search for “celebrity addiction” will yield hundreds of results chronicling current, past and speculated addiction among celebrities, […]

How to Know if You're an Alcoholic

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When does the consumption of alcohol cross the line into binge drinking and alcoholism? The Los Angeles Times reported that alcohol contributes to nearly 90,000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone. Moderate, heavy and binge drinking can all have adverse effects on ones health— some more serious than others, potentially requiring the assistance of […]

The Shrinking Gap Between Men and Women’s Alcohol Use and Abuse

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A little more than half of all Americans consume alcohol at least once per year. This statistic has remained somewhat static for the last ten years, however another trend has recently developed. Although males reportedly drink more often and more heavily than their female counterparts, women have steadily been closing the gap. The effect of […]

Breaking the Stigma of Alcoholism

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Many researchers believe an addiction is a disease just like cancer or diabetes. Each of these diseases can become life-threatening, and similarly, an addiction to alcohol can end one’s life. Even with the aid of alcohol rehab centers, those suffering from addiction in Irvine, Calif., to America’s East Coast are oftentimes wrongly judged by those […]

Social Drinking Can Lead to Gripping Alcohol Addictions

The Harvard Crimson reports there are potentially more people than ever before who will become alcoholics because of pre-exposure to alcoholic beverages at a younger age. Even with the beneficial assistance of alcohol rehab centers, citizens living in San Diego and across the nation form these gripping addictions and often face struggles for life. Robert […]

Alcohol Abuse on College Campuses

For many students, attending college is a wonderful experience. Finding oneself, experiencing academic growth and living away from parents for the first time are all exciting new milestones. College towns like San Jose are full of novelty and endearing quirks. Many adults look back of their college years as the best of their lives. Unfortunately, […]

Alcohol: The Unassuming Yet Addictive Drug

When most people consume alcohol they think that it is nothing more than a social substance. They don’t foresee treatment centers in their future. Sure, it can make you feel drunk if it gets excessive, but what’s the harm in just a few drinks? The one thing people in San Diego and across the nation […]