10 Benefits Getting Sober

10 Awesome Benefits of Getting Sober

Having a hard time imagining what your life will look like after getting sober? Explore 10 of the biggest benefits you’ve got to look forward to when you stop using: Sharelines

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Rehab

Choosing the right rehab can feel like a daunting task. But you can take the guesswork out of it if you know the right questions to ask. Your recovery success depends on the quality of the addiction treatment centre you choose. To make your choice easier, we’ve compiled a list of must-ask questions you can…
How Rehab Works Addiction Treatment Pathway

How Rehab Works: The Stages of Addiction Treatment

Unsure of exactly how rehab works? We’ve laid out the stages of addiction treatment for you, in this easy-to-follow infographic. Sharelines We explain the stages of #rehab, from #detox to lifelong #recovery: We explain the stages of #rehab, from #detox to lifelong #recovery:

’Binge Drinker’ or ‘Alcoholic’?

What’s the difference between binge drinking and alcoholism? The Cabin’s programme director Alastair Mordey explains this oft-misunderstood distinction. Sharelines Most people who seek treatment for alcohol addiction or attend AA aren’t alcohol-dependent. So are they alcoholics? What’s the difference between binge drinking and alcoholism? The Cabin’s programme director explains: [embedvideo type=”youtube” id=”8gbaZmnnVlo”]
Ben Affleck’s Alcoholism Recovery

What Ben Affleck’s Struggle with Alcoholism Teaches Us About the Road to Recovery

Ben Affleck’s struggling with alcoholism began when he was just a small boy. Now sober and working hard toward recovery, Affleck shares his tale in an attempt to help others reach out for the help they need. Ben Affleck has recently completed a stint in rehab for alcohol addiction. The star told Entertainment Tonight that…
Effects of Drugs on the Body and Brain

The Effects of 5 Popular Drugs on Your Body and Brain

Ever wonder why sipping a cocktail after a long day makes you feel relaxed, or why your eyes turn red after smoking a joint? We take a look at the physical and psychological effects of drugs on your body and brain. Millions of people around the world consume drugs each and every day – from…
How to Approach and Help a Drug Addict or Alcoholic

How to Approach and Help a Drug Addict or Alcoholic

If you feel unsure about how to express your concerns about your loved one’s addiction to them, or scared that confronting them will push them away, you’re not alone. Learn how addiction works, what your loved one is experiencing and how you can effectively help them get into treatment. Sharelines Unsure how to help an…
Personality Traits of Addiction

Personality Traits That Are Common With Addiction

While no one is destined for addiction, there are certain characteristics that may put you at greater risk.  We take a look at the most common personality traits found among those who struggle with addiction. Sharelines Is there such a thing as an addictive personality? The most common personality traits of addicts: Behaviours that Increase…
Can Baclofen Treat Alcoholism?

Is Baclofen Effective in Treating Alcoholism?

Various studies have been done on the effects of using baclofen to treat alcoholism, but the results are not exactly clear. Find out more about how this drug can (or cannot) be used to treat alcoholism. Sharelines Can alcoholism be treated with a pill? Find out the results of the most recent studies on baclofen…
Xanax and Alcohol: A Combination that Could Kill

Xanax and Alcohol, the Deadly Duo

Alcohol is one of the most abused substances on the planet and Xanax, or alprazolam, is not very far behind. What most people do not know is that combining the two can be fatal – here’s why. Sharelines As a general rule, alcohol should not be combined with any medication, but is especially true with…