Alcoholism

Alternatives to Drinking: What to do when you choose not to drink alcohol

Alternatives to Drinking When an alcoholic decides to quit drinking they are faced with the constant dilemma of what to do with their free time. For a person who has spent so much of their past drinking and being intoxicated, the prospect of moving forward in sobriety can be overwhelming.For those who have do not struggle with addiction, this may…
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Drug Taking Behaviors: Time to Act

Changes Brought on through Substance Abuse Drugs change a person psychologically, emotionally and physically. Some changes can be difficult to notice, others appear very soon. Significant behavioral changes as the body reacts to the appearance of the drug are often the first sign of substance abuse. Some people may begin spending time with new friends who also take drugs, avoid…
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Schizophrenia And Substance Abuse

Mental illness and drugs are linked and schizophrenia and substance abuse particularly so. While most researchers believe that substance abuse does not cause schizophrenia, people with schizophrenia are much more likely to suffer from drug abuse. About half of those with schizophrenia may abuse drugs and alcohol Not only is substance abuse inherently problematic in the schizophrenic’s life but substance abuse can also…
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