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Living With an Addict: How To Deal With an Addicted Spouse
Apr 4, 2017

Drug & Alcohol Use Statistics Drug and alcohol abuse affect millions of adults ages 18 and older in the United States. The results of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health provide the following data on drug and alcohol use: In 2005,  7.7 million Americans, age 12 and older,  reported current use of illicit […]

Living With an Alcoholic: How to Deal With an Alcoholic Spouse
Mar 24, 2017

Impacts of Living with an Alcoholic Spouse An alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic medical condition characterized by an inability to stop or control drinking despite health, social, or professional consequences. The impact of an AUD isn’t always limited to the one suffering from this chronic medical condition. AUDs may affect not only the […]

5 Questions to Ask When Your Spouse Struggles with Addiction
Dec 7, 2016

Living with Your Spouse’s Addiction May Be Giving You PTSD When the person you care about and count on seems lost in a burning desire to drink or take other substances, it can wreak destruction on your emotional health. Have no doubt, you are being impacted physically and psychologically, and the effects can be long […]

The Effects of Alcoholism on Families: How Alcoholism Effects Families
Sep 16, 2015

Impacts of Alcoholism in Relationships As the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence discusses, the following are some of the ways in which problem drinking affects family members, employers, colleagues, fellow students, and others: Neglect of important duties: Alcohol impairs one’s cognitive functions and physical capabilities, and this, at some point, will likely result […]

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