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How Long Does a Detox Last? April 26, 2017

Like most things, a the effects and longevity of a detox vary depending on individual reactions, and also differ depending on the type of drug, or drink, a person is quitting. A detox is, by definition, the detoxification of the body in order to ...

What to Expect When Detoxing from Alcohol February 21, 2017

The pain of withdrawals is often part of what prevents many people from ending their cycle of abuse and dependence, so it is no surprise that detoxing can be a tremendous challenge. At Turning Point, Inc., we have been providing the support system ...

Is There a Difference Between Alcohol Abuse and Dependency? April 28, 2016

People often confuse alcohol abuse and alcohol dependency for each other. While similar in traits and dangerous, the two terms refer to two different situations. Alcohol abuse is when an individual drinks too much, too fast, too often. They are not ...

6 Tips to Help You Stay Positive During Alcohol Rehab April 22, 2016

People often say that acknowledging you have an alcohol addiction is the hardest step when trying to get better. While this may be true to a certain extent, the road to recovery can be long and stressful. Both your mind and your body go through ...

How Does Alcohol Affect the Body? April 15, 2016

It only takes one drink for alcohol to adversely affect your body. Your blood stream absorbs the alcohol and distributes it throughout the body. Your height, age, weight, and gender determine how quickly the alcohol processes. When more drinks are ...

Alcohol Awareness Month: What You Need to Know About Alcohol Addiction April 08, 2016

Society labels alcohol as the drink of choice when someone needs to unwind, celebrate, or forget their worries. It is a common beverage found in many restaurants and households. While okay in moderation, alcohol can easily become addictive. Those ...

Not All Addictive Drugs Are Illegal: The 3 Most Addictive Drugs March 16, 2016

Our society stigmatizes drug usage and addiction, while the problem continues to escalate. Often, individuals try to hide their dependency to addictive substances. Much of this social perspective comes from the legal condemnation of certain drugs. ...

Signs of Alcohol Addiction February 19, 2016

Most alcohol addicts might not know they are addicted. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism estimates that 16.6 million Americans over the age of 18 have an alcohol use disorder. They assert that 17% of men and 8% of women will ...

Craving Sugar After You Quit Alcohol? February 12, 2016

Overcoming alcohol addiction requires strength, determination, and commitment. It is no easy feat. Once you give up drinking, do you notice that you are more drawn to sugar? Instead of a beer, do you fantasize about a freshly baked pie or warm ...

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