5 Ways to Say No Relapse Without Saying No to Fun

Spring is here! As we come out of hibernation and trade binge-watching Netflix in our sweatpants for soaking up the sun with friends, we realize that warmer weather comes with some challenges. For many, spring and summer are synonymous with drinking. Outdoor parties, music festivals, barbecues, vacations … they often all include alcohol. And if … Continued

Study: Binge Drinking Could Be Harmful to Your Baby – Even Before You’re Pregnant

We all know that drinking during pregnancy is harmful, and even potentially deadly for the fetus, but a recent study has found that heavy drinking even before conception could impact the health of future children. The study, which was conducted by the National Institutes of Health, claims that women who have a history of binge … Continued

Is It Just One More Drink, or Is It Hidden Alcoholism?

You have never passed out on the bathroom floor; you have never blacked out from drinking; you have never been arrested; and no one has accused you of being an alcoholic. But you add vodka to your orange juice at breakfast, pour some Bailey’s in your coffee at work, and drink a bottle of red … Continued

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Sobriety

When you become sober, there is no shortage of opinions on how you can strengthen your recovery. Therapists, family, friends, sponsors – everyone has their own idea of what will work for you. Here is some of the best advice Robbie Dexheimer of Foundation House received. The solutions he discovered still hold true today, and … Continued

8 Signs of Alcoholism You Should Know

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, a staggering 2.5 million people die worldwide each year under alcohol related circumstances, and there are approximately 23 million Americans suffering from alcohol and/or drug dependency. No matter whether people are coping with their alcohol addiction in private or in plain sight, alcoholism is all … Continued