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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

With all the attention and media coverage on the opioid epidemic these days, we can sometimes forget that the biggest substance use disorder is still very much with us. That's right - it's alcohol. In sheer numbers, alcohol-related "harms" far exceed heroin, crack and all the other drugs,…

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Countless thousands, probably millions of people, are walking around every day looking fairly normal most of the time – sounding pretty normal and acting fairly normal. In fact, they often can be getting along quite successfully. But they aren’t normal. They’re alcoholics. A special class of…

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According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) there are 1400 alcohol-related deaths in the U.S. every year. It is easy to imagine these must be hapless losers lying in doorways, or tragic victims of drunken drivers – a fate we could all unfortunately be subject to.…

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At Novus Medical Detox Center, we believe that it is important that our patients receive the best care and are as comfortable as possible during their medical detox program. This is why we provide private rooms, exceptional food and a staff that really cares about each patient. We have found that…

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THE ALCOHOL PROBLEM The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism says: 8.5 percent of adults in the United States met the criteria for an alcohol use disorder; 1.1 percent of adults in the United States met the criteria for an alcohol disorder and a drug disorder; Men were more…

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ORIGINS OF ALCOHOL In his book, Preventing Alcohol Abuse: Alcohol, Culture and Control, David Hanson traces the origins of the use of alcohol. He points out that beer jugs were found in excavations of Stone Age dwellings that were dated about 10,000 B.C. Beer and wine were important to the ancient…

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For weeks and months we’ve been hearing and reading about the alcohol-related misadventures of famous families and Hollywood celebrities and how, one for one, they are all atoning for their behavior, apologizing (or not) to fans and judges, and checking into alcohol detox and rehab programs to…

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For many of us, the consumption of alcohol was a rite of passage—it was something that we did to show that we were becoming adults. In fact, turning 21 wasn’t important because we were able to vote, but because we could legally purchase and drink alcohol. However, few of us ever understood…

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