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The Cognitive Recovery of an Alcoholic

on Monday, 29 September 2014.

Excessive alcohol consumption over a long period of time is known to cause significant brain damage and even cognitive illnesses such as dementia. People that suffer from alcoholism tend to experience the worst consequences of alcohol on the brain and may show serious cognitive impairment.

How To Handle Parties In Early Recovery

on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

The early days of recovery from addiction are never easy, but some of the hardest moments for people abstaining from alcohol are holidays, parties and times of celebration. Alcoholics may feel overwhelmed with understanding how to handle themselves at parties because there are so many triggers surrounding them.

5 Healthy Habits To Have In Recovery

on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Quitting alcohol or drug addiction can be one of the hardest choices to make because it is more than just abstinence; it is a life changing decision. Recovery is a chance for addicts to focus not only on avoiding substance abuse but also reshaping their entire life to move toward better health in both physical and mental ways.

5 Ways To Avoid Depression In Recovery

on Thursday, 25 September 2014.

It is not uncommon for people recovering from addiction to deal with some symptoms of depression and anxiety as they go through the early phases of rehab. In a lot of cases, substance abuse becomes a way for an addict to escape from existing problems with depression and abstaining from alcohol and drug use can make their symptoms come back worse than ever before.