functioning alcoholic

Getting Help for a Functioning Alcoholic

If you have a loved one who drinks regularly, they may not believe they need help with their drinking behavior. However, there are some signs that drinking may be turning into a coping mechanism or dependence. Alcohol dependence can have far-reaching physical, emotional, and social effects. Alcoholism is an illness that can be difficult to…

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Having a Sober October

Social challenges are becoming more and more popular. They’re a means to raise awareness and funds for important medical, mental health, and substance abuse issues. One that has become increasingly popular is Sober October, where individuals pledge to avoid drinking alcohol for the month. It’s a great way to promote healthy, moderate drinking and to…