Alcohol Addiction

Two people asking themselves, "Are alcohol and aggression linked?"

Are Alcohol and Aggression Linked?

Anger is an intense but entirely normal emotion when something goes wrong or after someone has done you wrong or disappointed you. Conversely, aggression is the range of behaviors resulting in physical and psychological harm to yourself, others, or things. Drinking alcohol can make a person act in ways they wouldn’t normally, including being angry …

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Why Do Alcoholics Blame Others?

Being friends with or living with an alcoholic can be a frustrating experience for various reasons. You may often ask yourself, “Why do alcoholics blame others when the problem is theirs?” It might be helpful to remember that alcoholism is an actual and challenging medical condition requiring professional substance abuse treatment to overcome. When someone develops …

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Getting Sober in Spring

Spring is a critical time for renewal, growth, and transformation—all essential for getting sober. Professional help can make all the difference in your recovery journey if you want to get sober this spring. Call 1.844.768.0169 to speak with someone from The Right Step Houston about your vision of a sober spring and our alcohol addiction …

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Some Non-Alcoholic, Sober Drinks to Try Out

During the holiday season, it can be challenging to remain sober. Many people recovering from alcohol addiction may feel pressured to drink at family gatherings and holiday parties. Fortunately, there are many alcohol-free drinks to choose from—such as sober beers—available on the market. You can even make your own sober cocktails. Call 1.844.768.0169 to speak …

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Tips for a Sober Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a time for celebrating love, relationships, and friendship. It’s also an opportunity to show yourself some extra self-love. If you are recovering from addiction and want to celebrate Valentine’s Day, you may find it challenging to make it through the day without compromising your sobriety. Call 1.844.768.0169 to speak with someone from …

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What Happens to Your Body when You Drink a Bottle of Wine

Dating as far back as 6,000 B.C., wine is an old drink. It is undoubtedly a staple of human civilization and culture, and now more than ever, wine is an internationally shared tradition for adults everywhere. Even after centuries, wine is still regarded as a celebratory indulgence, whether for a promotion or a life milestone. …

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What Is Polysubstance Addiction?

When someone is struggling with an addiction, it is not uncommon to hear the term “polysubstance abuse.” That could also make you wonder, “What is polysubstance abuse?” When an individual is using and abusing more than one substance, they are struggling with not a substance use disorder (SUD) but polysubstance abuse disorder. Those struggling with …

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Drinking and Social Media

In the current digital age, people have access to several social media platforms. While these are excellent opportunities to connect with friends and loved ones, there is also a correlation between drinking and social media that you might not understand. While there are many opportunities to find support on social media, it can also be …

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BAC Level For Blackout

Blacking out should not be considered a normal aspect of drinking. Blacking out from drinking is a sign that you are drinking too much and putting your health at risk.Blackouts, or alcohol-induced amnesia, are often caused by binge drinking or drinking to extreme intoxication. Blackouts can be dangerous because you may not remember how much …

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