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Pharmacological Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

The American Psychiatry Association has just released new practice guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of patients with alcohol use disorder. For the full guidelines, click… 531 more words


Getting Out of a Sadness Spell


We all get sad sometimes. This can manifest itself in a variety of ways, meaning it doesn’t always look the same. To begin, this is in no way adequate advice for those diagnosed with depression or depression related disorders but could serve as supplemental techniques to get through some of the bad days. 1,184 more words

Falling down, and getting up

I fucked up.

I lost sight of my goals and saw myself plummeting into an endless pool of hopelessness. Maybe that sounds dramatic but, that’s exactly how I was feeling. 470 more words

Same Drinks, Different Metabolisms: One Size Does NOT Fit All

Alcohol Is Broken Down Differently in Women’s and Men’s Bodies

Men and women have the same opportunities to drink at holiday parties, tailgates, business dinners, weddings, and other occasions. 553 more words

From the Perspective of a Ria Health Member, Part Two: Pamela’s Story

This is a specific account of one person’s real experience with Ria Health. Individual results may vary.

Pamela is a mom in her mid-50s, and project manager for a tech firm. 660 more words

The hardest thing I've ever done

It’s 12:23 am on Friday night. I’m a college student that attends a huge university, I’m single, I’m independent–I should be out partying right now, right?! 1,864 more words

Coming Out Publicly About My Sobriety

Coming out publicly about my sobriety has changed my life. I wish I could tell you that I’d planned it out, that I gave it careful consideration, that I’d done it with a complete understanding of what I was getting into, but I can’t. 595 more words