what is dry drunk syndrome

What Is Dry Drunk Syndrome?

If you have quit drinking alcohol but still struggle with the same behavior patterns as during addiction, you’re not alone. Recovery is a process. HBO’s Addiction Project postulates that addicts only fully recover after four to five years of support after the initial sobriety period. For some addicts, especially those who opt out of follow-up treatment after becoming sober,…

Alcohol Addiction Among Millenials

Alcohol Addiction Among Millenials

Alcohol Addiction Among Millenials Very soon, Millenials will surpass Baby Boomers as the largest living generation in the United States. While this generation has seen incredible advances in a variety of fields, they’ve also been at the heart of crippling school debt and ever-growing depression and anxiety. Unsurprisingly, young people often turn to alcohol to…

Specialized Treatment for Athletes

Specialized Treatment for Athletes: Why It’s Necessary

Becoming an athlete takes years of training, practice and endurance combined with a healthy lifestyle and innate talent. Professional sports players are some of the most popular celebrities. But there’s a dark side to the lifestyle of being a star athlete — substance abuse. Many of today’s top athletes have struggled with addiction to drugs or…

Science of Addiction

Science of Addiction

Most people don’t truly understand addiction. They see an unhealthy dependence on drugs or alcohol, and mistakenly think addicted individuals lack willpower or have some kind of moral failing. Most don’t understand why an addict can’t just stop using. The truth is addiction is a complex brain disease. This means quitting takes more than just…