Category Archives: Sober living

Managing alcohol withdrawal in the hospitalized patient

Some people attend a daytime program at a hospital or substance abuse treatment facility but go home at night. People with moderate-to-severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms may need to be treated at a hospital or other facility that treats alcohol withdrawal. You will be watched closely for hallucinations and other signs of delirium tremens. The alcohol […]

Social and Cultural Contexts of Alcohol Use PMC

As a graduate student, I was struck by his near encyclopedic grasp of the behavioral alcohol research literature and his incisive skills regarding experimental design. I was most inspired, though, by his willingness to allow the data to inform our positions, even in cases in which new results did not support the findings of his […]

10 Effective Ways to Cope with Loneliness in Addiction Recovery

Unfortunately, as a culture we spend more time alone now than we used to. Research has shown that advancements in technology are directly related to the exponential decline in physical social interaction. In addition, the mandated social distancing we’re experiencing can lead to further isolation. While online connections are valuable and important, the loss of […]