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What Exactly Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

Drinking at social events is so normalized in our culture that we do not notice the signs of alcoholism until it is too late. “Functioning alcoholism” is a colloquial term often used to describe those who are secretly struggling with alcohol addiction, but outwardly appear to live normal, productive lives with an active social circle.…

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Finding Quality Addiction Treatment in Tampa Florida

Addiction is a life-threatening disease. It can affect one’s health, family members, career plans, and finances. Yet, no matter how severe the symptoms are, it is never too late to seek help and professional intervention. With the right amount of care, medical attention, therapy, and emotional support, lifelong recovery and sobriety is possible for everyone.…

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The Reality of Alcohol Addiction (Infographic)

While alcohol is legal and readily available, it is still an addictive substance. Every day, alcohol addiction impacts individuals and families across the country. Alcohol creates serious physical and psychological dependencies, and withdrawal can be painful and even fatal in some cases. An alcohol addiction treatment program offers the highest levels of care, so each…

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About Perspectives: A Time for Change Virtual Addiction Conference

Close Hello everybody and welcome to this week’s episode of Perspective Matters: This Week in Behavioral Healthcare. I’m your host Glenn Hadley with Southworth Associates. I just want to take a brief minute to thank our sponsors not only for the show but also for the upcoming event, “Perspectives: A Time For Change.”   We’re…

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Getting Alcohol Addiction Treatment in AZ

We know that regular, heavy drinking and frequent alcohol intoxication substantially increase the risk of psychological, social, and medical problems. Alcoholism is characterized by uncontrolled physical dependence on alcohol regardless of severe consequences. As with many other mental health issuers, alcoholism is easier to treat when detected early, but many people with substance abuse disorder…