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5 Facts About Alcohol Addiction During National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is observed March 20th–26th this year. This annual initiative was created to spread awareness of drug and alcohol addiction among youth so young people and their families can either prevent addiction or find the help they need to recover. Getting accurate information about alcohol addiction is important if you …

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Finding a Trusted Alcohol Rehab in Worcester, Massachusetts

Alcohol addiction, or alcohol use disorder (AUD), continues to be a problem in Worcester and throughout Massachusetts. Daily stressors from work, family obligations, and financial worries can be tough to deal with on your own. Without the help of therapy, medication, or both, you may be more tempted to self-medicate with alcohol. Although drinking can …

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Wine Mom Culture

In the simplest terms possible, a wine mom is a mother who drinks wine. However, wine mom culture has grown into a popular, yet dangerous phenomenon. The culture has brought mothers together for weekly social events where drinking wine is the focus. But trend has become so popular that is has sparked a massive marketing …

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The Truth About Alcohol Tolerance

When you drink for an extended period of time, you can start to develop an alcohol tolerance. When left unchecked, developing alcohol tolerance and subsequent drinking behavior can lead to harmful consequences. If you or a loved one is developing a high alcohol tolerance, contact Washburn House at 855.298.3104 today. Our alcohol addiction treatment program …

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5 Foods That Can Stop Alcohol Cravings

How can you stop alcohol cravings? When you’re trying to stay sober, your alcohol cravings can sometimes take over. Did you know that there are some foods that help with alcohol addiction? If you or a loved one are struggling with alcohol cravings, consider creating a diet for alcohol addiction with Washburn House’s help. Contact us …

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I Quit Drinking, Now What?

You’ve decided to quit drinking. Reading this now, you may have had your last drink, or you may still be in the process of building your resolve. At this point, you may be wondering what’s next. What can you expect from the withdrawal process—from your last drink to your next steps?Washburn House offers effective addiction …

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Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol withdrawal, or alcohol detox, is a potentially life-threatening condition when people who drink regularly suddenly stop or decrease their alcohol intake. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to severe and can be fatal without professional treatment. Enrolling in treatment at an alcohol detox center can help you stay safer and more comfortable as …

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5 Signs of Alcoholism

If you’re worried that a loved one suffers from alcoholism, it’s important to look for tell-tale signs. Some of the symptoms of alcoholism may be obvious; others are subtler. Get in-the-know, so you can take the next steps to help your loved one leave alcohol abuse in the past.Contact Promises Washburn House at 855.298.3104 today …

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How Long Do Alcohol Poisoning Effects Last?

Alcohol poisoning, or “acute intoxication,” is not a singular result of excess drinking. Rather, alcohol poisoning is what begins to occur after a certain level of blood alcohol content is crossed. Consuming alcohol in any capacity causes BAC to climb, that is, the concentration of alcohol in one’s bloodstream gets more dense with each drink. …

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