5 Benefits of an Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program

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Alcohol abuse and addiction are a problem for millions of Americans. Every year, alcoholism and alcohol-related accidents claim the lives of many individuals for reasons that are preventable and treatable. An alcohol rehab program can help people who are struggling with their alcohol consumption learn coping mechanisms and life skills to turn their life around […]

3 Stages of Alcoholism

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There are many ways to approach questions about the stages of alcoholism or an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Looked at one way, you could describe alcoholism as becoming more problematic based on use. An example is a transition from occasional drinking, to moderate drinking, to heavy drinking. From a more broad perspective, which will be […]

New Years Resolution: Get Sober

women moving in sunset thinking about new years resolution to get soberMake a Resolution That Sticks This New Year's New Year’s resolutions are a common tradition. Many individuals choose to celebrate the holiday by vowing to live a healthier life. That might look like being more compassionate with others, eating healthier, exercising more, or getting sober. The problem with the new year, new me resolutions is [...]

3 Signs Your Loved One Needs Alcohol Treatment

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Learning the signs of alcoholism can help you identify if you or someone you love is in trouble. If regular drinking has turned into alcohol misuse or dependency, early intervention is ideal. At TruHealing Gaithersburg in Maryland, we offer alcohol education and detox at our treatment center. To learn more about alcohol addiction treatment, reach […]

Staying Safe and Sober This 4th of July

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Drinking holidays are an especially challenging time for those in recovery. You are often encouraged to place yourself in situations full of temptations for alcohol abuse. It’s important to be mindful about attending parties and other events that may have the potential to trigger a relapse. TruHealing Gaithersburg’s alcohol addiction treatment program teaches patients the […]

Knowing the Dangers of Holiday Drinking on Cinco de Mayo

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It’s no accident that Cinco de Mayo has one of the highest rates of fatal car accidents. Holidays can be complicated, especially those that encourage drinking as a social lubricant. Even though millions of Americans suffer from alcohol abuse, we have created a culture where drinking is prevalent at holiday gatherings. It can be difficult […]

4 Benefits of a Women’s Rehab Center for Alcohol Addiction

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Alcohol addiction takes a toll on every facet of a person’s life. It can impact your self-image, physical health, and mental well being. Additionally, when dependence forms, it is nearly impossible to stop using on your own. That’s when turning to a women’s rehab may be the best decision available. At TruHealing Gaithersburg, you will […]

Finding Help During National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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One of the most difficult things people face when looking for addiction help is trying to get past all the misconceptions that persist about substance abuse. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a time when people get the opportunity to look beyond the myths and get the real facts about drug addiction. It’s a […]

3 Ways Alcohol Addiction Affects the Brain

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It’s common to attend a party or sporting event and see people consuming large amounts of alcohol. Many individuals want to let loose and have fun for a few hours, then go back to their everyday lives. However, for some people, excessive drinking doesn’t end once the party is over. Some people find that they […]

Can March Madness Lead to Heavy Drinking?

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During March Madness, fans all around the country watch their favorite college basketball teams battle to the championship. People often make fun wagers with friends or colleagues about the outcome of the playoffs, and March Madness parties are common. While the NCAA doesn’t allow drinking in the arenas where the games are played, there’s nothing […]