This is my personal experience of loving my alcoholic daughter and the reason I found boundaries as being the only hope for us as a family.
How many drinking game shots would it take to kill you? Find out using this chart of weight and gender and blood alcohol content (BAC).
When it comes to the disease of alcoholism, self diagnosis is the only effective way to begin getting better. Here are six steps that will help in self diagnosis of alcoholism.
This topic is intended to be a useful tool in developing a good 6th and 7th Step workshop, group particpation event and not to be in competition of the AA Big Book.
It's too late to take it all back, but you CAN do "damage control" - check out this article for a complete review on drinking situations and solutions. Please take our Polls to help others!
You might not think you are an alcoholic, but are you addicted to alcohol?
Dependence is not the same as addiction. What constitutes alcohol dependence? What are the possible negative consequences of dependence? How do we quit or normalize alcohol use?
What is casual drinking and what constitutes alcohol abuse? How destructive can abusing alcohol be and how can we counter it?
Relapse prevention skills are skills that help an addict or alcoholic anticipate and cope effectively with the very real potential for relapse. Learning to apply specific coping skills to preventing relapse or maintaining sobriety is relapse prevention.
This author has battled alcoholism for several decades. This is a story of freedom from the addiction, a story of triumph over a disease that takes no prisoners. It is, in fact, a story of the human spirit and the power of love.