Resources and Guides for Alcohol Addiction

Explore our library of resources for alcohol addiction written by medical experts.

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Living With an Alcoholic: How to Deal With an Alcoholic Spouse

This article will cover how to cope with a spouse with an AUD while finding ways to take care of yourself. It will also explore some common behaviors of those with alcohol abuse issues, phenomena you may experience while living with an alcoholic spouse, and your spouse’s addiction treatment options. If you or your loved […]

Loving an Addict or Alcoholic: How to Help Someone With Addiction

Though there are common themes and issues in a relationship with a person who has a substance use disorder, each person’s situation is different, and the solutions discussed here may or may not work in your situation. Codependency in Relationships If your loved one displays the symptoms of a substance use disorder, your relationship is […]

How to Talk to an Alcoholic: Reaching Out, Connecting & Offering Help

This article will help you understand alcohol use disorders, how to approach someone you think may have a drinking problem, how to offer them assistance, and how to take care of yourself during this process. Remember: it may take more than one conversation with a person who has an alcohol use disorder to encourage them […]

Sending a Family Member to Alcohol Rehab

The decision to send a family member or loved one to rehab for alcohol addiction is never an easy one. The individual’s family may have many fears about rehab itself, about how the person will respond both to the intervention and to treatment, and about how the process of finding a rehab and getting the […]

What Are the Effects of an Alcoholic Father on Children?

Signs to Look for in Child of Alcoholic Parent Alcohol use disorders aren’t always easy to spot, as many alcoholic parents who abuse alcohol often attempt to hide or cover up the problem. If you suspect that your parent is suffering from an alcohol use disorder, you should first understand the signs of alcohol use […]

Alcoholism, Marriage, and Rehab

When a husband, wife or significant other is struggling with alcoholism, it can be difficult to accept that alcohol rehab may be needed. In some instances, it may be hard to admit that there’s even a problem. In other situations, it may be hard to ignore or difficult to change due to a loss of […]

Take Our “Am I an Alcoholic?” Self-Assessment

Take our free, 5-minute “Am I an Alcoholic?” self-assessment below if you think you or someone you love might be struggling with an alcohol use disorder (AUD).

Self-Assessment: Am I Addicted?
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Disclaimer: Only a medical or clinical professional may diagnose a substance use disorder. This assessment may serve as an indicator of a potential addiction but should not replace a diagnosis from a professional treatment provider.


Alcohol Use Disorders: Causes, Signs & Treatment Near Me

If you or someone you love is struggling with alcohol addiction, treatment for alcoholism is an effective way to help you stop drinking and reclaim control of your life. You don’t need to continue to suffer from the negative effects of alcohol misuse. Continue reading to learn more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment methods […]

Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning & Overdose (How to Spot the Signs)

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used mind-altering substances in the U.S – and it can also be an extremely dangerous drug.1 Excessive alcohol use can result in alcohol intoxication, alcohol poisoning, or alcohol overdose. Symptoms of alcohol poisoning to watch out for include: Mental confusion and stupor. Difficulty remaining conscious. Vomiting. Seizure. Slowed […]

How Much Does Alcohol Rehab Cost?

Spanish Version About 17.6 million people in the United States, which equates to one adult in every 12, have an alcohol abuse or dependence issue, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. The issue develops due to a complex interplay between genetics, environment, and opportunity, and sometimes, it develops so slowly that […]

Is Alcohol Rehab Treatment Covered by Insurance?

Does Health Insurance Cover Alcohol Rehab Treatment? Health insurance typically covers alcohol rehab—either fully or partially—for individuals. That’s because addiction is a disease and requires medical treatment in the same way that heart disease or cancer requires treatment. However, various factors influence the amount and type of coverage each insurance plan provides for alcohol addiction […]


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