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Do you suffer alcohol use disorder?

Alcohol use and abuse is associated with many problems in New Zealand, including health, violence, crime, relationships, work productivity.

Because alcohol has been and still is ingrained into New Zealand society abuse of the drug is often glossed over. 999 more words


Harm Reduction vs. Abstinence Based treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders

By: Sara Y. Arce, LMHC, CAP

Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) affect 17 million american’s; 11.2 million men, 5.7 million women and 855,000 adolescents ages 12–17. (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2012) Some of the characteristics of an AUD include drinking more than one intended to, difficulty stopping or reducing the use, continued drinking despite negative consequences and symptoms of withdrawal or cravings when you stop consuming alcohol.  350 more words

What is Binge Drinking?

By David Joel Miller.

Binge drinking is a huge problem.

Some people have one drink after dinner each night. Other people save them up and have all seven on Friday night. 1,069 more words

Recovery And Resiliency

What is an Alcohol Use Disorder?

By David Joel Miller.

How is Alcohol Use Disorder different from Alcoholism?

Used to be a time when doctors treated medical issues, Therapists treated mental illness, Social services treated poverty related issues and – well – no one exactly wanted to do anything with drug addicts and alcoholics. 849 more words

Co-Occurring Disorders

What are Alcohol-Related Disorders?

By David Joel Miller.

Alcoholism is not the only problem alcohol causes.

Most of the time when people think of the problems that could be caused by alcohol they think of the “chronic” alcoholic. 975 more words

Co-Occurring Disorders

Loving Someone With an Alcohol Use Disorder- 5 Things You Should Know.

1. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is the medical diagnosis given to problem drinking that becomes severe.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is a great resource on this topic.   817 more words