What is a Dry Drunk?
In alcohol addiction recovery, there is a term that often crops up: “dry drunk.” While it may sound contradictory, this phrase carries significant weight and implications for those on the path to sobriety. This blog post aims to shed light on what it means to be a dry drunk, unravel its complexities, and help readers...
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Signs of a High Functioning Alcoholic
Alcoholism isn’t always easy to identify, especially when it comes to high-functioning alcoholics. These individuals often maintain a semblance of normalcy, excelling in their professional and personal lives while secretly battling an addiction. This can make it challenging for them – and those around them – to acknowledge the existence of a problem. In this...
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Is Alcoholism a Mental Illness?
Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a serious issue that affects millions of people worldwide. It’s a chronic characterized by an inability to control or stop drinking despite adverse social, occupational, or health consequences. But is it a mental illness? Let’s explore deeper into this question.  Defining Alcoholism  The American Psychiatric Association’s...
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