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Surviving Holiday Season: Drunk Relatives

By Cris Carl, Networx Whether you are recovering from alcoholism or simply have been dealing with drunk relatives for a lifetime, the holiday season poses extra challenges. Susan Lederer, a license…

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Blackout in a Can: Should Stupid Alcoholic Drinks be Banned?

Seemingly (from the perspective of an underage drinker), the problem with getting really drunk is that you eventually pass out and are unable to enjoy the glory stemming from all of the embarrassing t…

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What An Addict (Or An Alcoholic) Really Needs

September is National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Addiction is a complicated issue and does not fit neatly into a medical answer. I've treated addictions for many years and have a…

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Young People Are Always Going to Drink, But to What End?

A parent's nightmare is to safely usher their children through the elementary years, into pre-adolescence, only to have your teenager (or preteen) become a raging and clownish drunkard (or worse). Ma…

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When Mommy and Daddy Got Hammered: Talking With Your Children About Past Drug and Alcohol Use

Just for the record, I did inhale. I figure in about ten years or so I will need to reveal this particular fact to my son, who will be entering his teen years and developing questions about drug an…

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