Cocaine and alcohol a dangerous combination part2

Cocaine and Alcohol: A Dangerous Combination Part 2

People who combined cocaine and alcohol, and were aware of the dangerous effects, were asked why they continued to do so. Nearly all said because the pros outweighed the cons. They enjoyed the increased and prolonged euphoria, a feeling that they could not get with using only one drug. Most also claimed that they have…
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Why Do People Leave Rehab Early?

Entering a rehab, or thinking about getting treatment at one, is a great step in the right direction, but this in fact is not the only challenge towards becoming sober. The second challenge is one that an individual will face when they have begun treatment at the rehab; this challenge being, to complete the entire…
Zoloft and alcohol the combination is growing

Zoloft and Alcohol : The Combination is Growing

It seems that in this day and age, doctors are handing out anti-depressants more than ever. One of the most common anti-depressants is Zoloft; statistics show that nearly 30 million prescriptions are written every year for this drug. We must ask ourselves, out of these 30 million people, how many of them are consuming alcohol…

Alcohol Addiction: Common Risk Factors for Becoming an Alcoholic

Men and women across the world are battling an addiction to alcohol. Some researchers believe that it’s caused by biological factors while others believe that alcoholism is influenced by environmental factors. Whatever the cause, alcoholism is a destructive disease that affects not just the individual but the family too. So what are some of the…
Expats living abroad and dealing with addiction

Expats Living Abroad and Dealing With Addiction

Alcohol addiction amongst expats living abroad is commonly due to their environmental and cultural influences. Some areas of the world allow drinking alcohol, even in excess, while others do not. While most expats do not suffer from an addiction, there is a small percentage that do. Developing an addiction may be due to feelings of…
Low self esteem and drug and alcohol addiction

Low Self Esteem and Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Self esteem and addiction go hand in hand. Low self esteem is considered the number one factor for causing a drug or alcohol addiction. Most people with a drug or alcohol addiction, or people who are at risk for developing an addiction, have a low self esteem. Psychologists have come up with four causes of…
How alcoholism affects the family part 2

How Alcoholism Affects The Family Part 2

*Please Note: This article is meant to help the reader to understand the specific effects that alcoholism has on family members and parental capabilities, as well as provide background reading for professionals. It is not meant to offend anyone who may be in this particular situation, but to help them. This is a continuation of…
How alcoholism affects the family

How Alcoholism Affects The Family Part 1

*Please Note: This article is meant to help the reader to understand the specific effects that alcoholism has on family members and parental capabilities, as well as provide background reading for professionals. It is not meant to offend anyone who may be in this particular situation, but to help them. Alcoholism affects millions, perhaps up…

Daily Life at a Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Addicts and concerned family members or friends often call The Cabin Chiang Mai, a drug and alcohol rehab located in Thailand, with many questions. A common question that we receive is regarding the daily life at a drug and alcohol rehab. We felt that this was important issue for anyone interested in a drug and…
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5 Ways to Help You Stay Clean and Sober Recovery

There is not only one way to stay clean and sober in alcohol or drug recovery, in fact there are various ways to do so. Each and every addict is different and there are different stages of recovery from an addiction. This means that it is very useful to understand the different ways to help…