Toxic Relationship Signs That People Think Are Okay–Guess What, It’s Not

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Toxic relationship–you may be in one because you think that what is happening with you and with your partner is just normal. Guess what–it’s not. Here are 10 toxic relationship signs to look out for.

Relationships are hard work. They can be rewarding, but it takes two people who are willing to make things work. However, relationships are never how they are portrayed on television or in the movies. Read More

Stressed or Depressed? Which One Are You?

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Stressed or depressed? Which one are you? Know the difference and get the help you need.

Difficulties and challenges are perhaps part and parcel of life. After all, you don’t get the good without the bad, as most people would say. However, there are times that things can get pretty out of hand and you may sometimes feel overwhelmed. You may feel stressed and pressured by the demands of life, or you may feel depressed and desperate. However, it’s best to know which one do you feel and to immediately get the remedy and help you need. Read More

Weekend Binge Drinking: When Happy Hour Becomes a Problem

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How healthy is your weekend binge drinking habit? Find out here.

So you only drink on weekends. And when there are occasions. And sometimes on weekdays, too. It all sounds so harmless, but is it really?  Read More

Life-saving Tips: How to Talk to a Suicidal Person

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Talking to a suicidal person can be challenging. After pinpointing the suicide warning signs that we have covered in a previous blog, how do you really respond if someone you love may really be suicidal? Read More

Alcohol and Dementia: What You Should Know

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Alcohol has a wide range of negative effects on your health, both short and long term. Aside from an increased chance of developing cancer, excessive alcohol consumption can also cause a wide range of heart and liver problems.

However, alcohol doesn’t just negatively affect the body. It can also have terrible repercussions on the supposedly normal functions of your brain. Any mental or psychological dysfunctions can be magnified by regular drinking. Furthermore, it can even make dementia much worse. Read More

How Addiction Rehab Works: Steps Towards Recovery

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When addiction rehab is filled with misconceptions, it pays to take it from the experts, like the addiction professionals from Bridges of Hope.

Addiction rehab treatment pretty much works following the same stages. Let’s break these stages down. Read More

5 Things That Happen When You Quit Alcohol

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Making the decision to quit alcohol is not that easy, especially when it’s an inherent part of your weekends, and generally your lifestyle.

Maybe your one bottle of beer has turned to a bucket, or a glass of wine has turned to a bottle. Whatever it is, you may have noticed how you’ve been drinking more than intended–and you have the paunch to prove it.  Read More

VIDEO: How Alcohol Affects Your Body

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Alcohol has become a deep-rooted part of our culture and traditions. It’s part of many celebrations, so no wonder it’s normalized and even encouraged in some situations. Read More

Are You a Dry Drunk? Here’s What to Do

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If you have recently quit drinking or using drugs, then you probably are struggling. After all, being sober and leading a clean lifestyle after years of substance abuse isn’t a walk in the park.

However, if you’ve been sober or are in recovery but still feel like you’re barely holding on, then you could be a dry drunk. Your family might feel like they’re walking on thin ice around you and as for you, you’re always angry and irritable. Read More

Alcohol Poisoning: What You Need to Know

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What most people may not realize is that alcohol is, in fact, poison. A given amount of alcohol in your bloodstream can be toxic and can lead to alcohol poisoning.

Alcohol poisoning is real. In fact, many people all over the globe die from this. One moment they’re drinking and the next they’re unconscious. Before you know it, they’re gone.  Read More