Alcohol’s Effect on Long-Term Stress

Alcohol’s immediate effects are depressant; it slows the brain and central nervous system and creates immediate feelings of calm or relaxation. These immediate effects do not treat stress, as many might believe, and can actually contribute to its causes. The Effect of Alcohol on...

Adapting to the Reality that Your Loved One Is Addicted

Accepting the fact that a family member or close friend has become an addict is a difficult situation in itself. But adapting to that reality can be even more stressful once it involves thinking about the way we should act, talk, and interact with our loved one. Learning how to adapt to...