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Understanding What Happens in Alcohol Detox

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 14, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 If you want to recover from alcohol abuse or alcoholism, you need to complete a detox. An alcohol detox is the first step toward lifelong sobriety. A great place to start is by learning more about what detox entails, the goals of…

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Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021 Self-medicating is often a precursor to addiction, especially for a person struggling with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder and addiction can lead to a mental and physical dependency that makes life unmanageable. It’s essential to understand…

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Struggling with Addiction During the Holidays

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: April 14, 2022 The desire to be sober for the holidays will not prevent a person in active addiction from seeking refuge in drugs or alcohol. Once a person develops physical or…

How To Find The Top Alcohol Treatment Centers

How To Find The Top Alcohol Treatment Centers

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: August 1, 2021 Updated: August 20, 2021 Drinking alcohol is a temporary fix for subduing your pain. If you are using alcohol to cope with trauma, medical concerns, or depression, it is likely that the substance…

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Breaking Down the 12 Steps of AA

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 20, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 Alcoholics Anonymous, also known as AA, is a free and effective resource for people whose lives have become unmanageable due to the effects of alcoholism. We know that intelligence, early successes, and the desire to quit are not enough to cause an…

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United States Alcoholism Statistics [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 31, 2017 Updated: July 17, 2018 Alcoholism is a serious but commonly overlooked epidemic in the United States. Often, the only way to understand the scope of the problem is to look at the numbers in black and white. Take a closer look at these United States alcoholism…