man rubbing his temples after binge drinking and feeling the symptoms of alcohol poisoning

Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning: 7 Critical Signs

Alcohol poisoning might seem like a young person’s problem, but it affects more than college students. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 75.7% of deaths caused by alcohol poisoning were adults ages 35 to 64—significantly more than their college-age counterparts. It’s a population-wide issue, and it’s happening a lot…

man out by a lake taking a break from jogging asking himself what is a high-functioning alcoholic

What Is a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

One common myth about alcoholism is that its signs are obvious. Many people think the lives of alcoholics are in complete disarray, but that’s not always the case. What is a high-functioning alcoholic? A functioning alcoholic is physically and/or psychologically dependent on alcohol but can pretty much function as normal. Think about it like depression.…

How to Stop Alcohol Cravings

It can be easy to forget that alcohol is a drug. That is, until you start to develop alcohol cravings. When you start drinking often or quite heavily, you may find that, over time, you begin to crave alcohol. You may be sitting at work and unable to think about anything except for when you…

Is My Social Drinking a Problem?

Getting together with friends on the weekend to catch up over drinks is a very normal social activity for many people. They may drink to wind down after a long week or to feel more sociable. This isn’t necessarily a problem, but it’s important to be aware of whether your social drinking is crossing the…