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Asian Americans don't get treated for alcoholism. This group wants to change that for South Asians.
Asian Americans don't get treated for alcoholism. This group wants to change that for South Asians.Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Each Thursday, a group gathers around a candle at a church in Iselin, New Jersey, to talk about their struggles with alcoholism. Like many other ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:26:00 GMT
Detox can end in death at some ‘non-medical’ California rehabs
Detox can end in death at some ‘non-medical’ California rehabsBut experts say it is hard to predict who will have trouble and who will not. In 2010, Gary Benefield died on his 53rd birthday while battling alcoholism at A Better Tomorrow, a non-medical rehab in Murrieta. He was admitted even though he recently had ...read more
Source: Mercury News
Published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:20:00 GMT
Mother who let her children start drinking when they turned 13 insists it helps them learn how to handle booze (after she lost her own mother to alcoholism)
Mother who let her children start drinking when they turned 13 insists it helps them learn how to handle booze (after she lost her own mother to alcoholism)A mother has defended her decision to give her children alcohol at the age of 13, claiming she's teaching them to drink responsibly. Appearing on Good Morning Britain on Friday, Shona Sibary, 47, argued that allowing her teenage children to drink is as ...read more
Source: Daily Mail
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:08:00 GMT
Personal pain fuels my mission to fight alcoholism, says JONATHAN ASHWORTH MP
Personal pain fuels my mission to fight alcoholism, says JONATHAN ASHWORTH MPIt was a heartbreaking read. The Christmas Day story of seven-year-old Lucy hiding under a bed from her alcoholic parents while she listened to a fairytale stuck especially in my mind. Cold, alone and with no presents, the helpline was the only comfort for ...read more
Source: The Daily Express
Published on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:01:00 GMT
How my one glass of wine 'to take the edge off' became full blown alcoholism
How my one glass of wine 'to take the edge off' became full blown alcoholismTo others, Chenoa W.'s life looked like something out of a fairy tale — she had a loving, handsome husband, two adorable children and the luxury of being a stay-at-home mom on a small farm in Oregon — but behind closed doors, her storybook life was ...read more
Source: WISN Milwaukee on MSN.com
Published on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:24:00 GMT
8 Drinking Patterns That Point Toward Alcoholism
8 Drinking Patterns That Point Toward AlcoholismExperts routinely spout that a glass of red wine each night is good for the heart. But what about seven glasses? And what if they’re spread over the course of two days? Is it still just as detrimental to your health? A new study published in the journal ...read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 04:10:00 GMT
Straight Talk: Alcoholism sometimes called a disease of rationalization
Straight Talk: Alcoholism sometimes called a disease of rationalizationI know, at times, the stories of alcoholism and drug addiction sound almost unbelievable to those who haven’t experienced such things firsthand. To those who have addiction problems or to their family members, the depth of the denial and the level of ...read more
Source: Northwest Herald
Published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:55:00 GMT
Creativity and Alcoholism
Creativity and AlcoholismStudy shows that alcohol has seldom facilitated good creative writing In a systematic assessment I carried out of available pertinent biographical and autobiographical material regarding American alcoholic writers, reports indicated that very few did their ...read more
Source: Psychology Today
Published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:36:00 GMT
‘Wonder Woman’ Lynda Carter Opens Up About Rebuilding Her Life After Struggling With Alcoholism
‘Wonder Woman’ Lynda Carter Opens Up About Rebuilding Her Life After Struggling With AlcoholismJess is a curly-haired Jersey girl who adores penguins and watches the worst reality shows on TV. Lynda Carter’s starring role in the Wonder Woman TV series gave her a reputation as a hero. However, underneath it all, not everything was as it seemed.read more
Source: LittleThings
Published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:38:00 GMT
Alcoholism and Depression
Alcoholism and DepressionAlison was becoming more assertive. She did what pleased her instead of living on other people’s terms. She signed up for tennis lessons, something she had wanted to do since sixth grade. She told her younger brother to start depending on himself instead ...read more
Source: Psych Central Blog
Published on Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:33:00 GMT