Questions Tagged With alcohol-addiction

What is "sober living" vs. "transitional living" vs. "structured living" ??

Last updated Sept. 9, 2016, 12:35 a.m.

I see "Sober House" or "Sober Home" with "Sober Living", but also "Transitional Housing" and "Structured Living Facility". I'd like the differences explained properly.

Definition of Addiction

Last updated Feb. 6, 2015, 5:42 p.m.

What is the definition of addiction?

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What is Gabapentin?

Last updated Nov. 4, 2013, 8:48 p.m.

"Gabapentin" tablets, some sort of experimental drug for alcoholism / alcohol dependence.

Is AA only for alcoholics?

Last updated Aug. 2, 2013, 1:51 p.m.

My brother has been going to AA meetings for five years to help with his heroin addiction. I know that AA is known for its open-arms policy, but it seems odd for a heroin addict to attend alcoholics anonymous. Do all AA programs accept drug addicts?

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What are the most addictive drugs?

Last updated June 28, 2013, 2:51 p.m.

Out of all of the drugs on the streets, including alcohol and nicotine, which are the most addictive?

What can I do if my parents are problem alcoholics?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 8:39 p.m.

My parents have serious drinking problems. My problem is that I still live with them. What are my options? Is there anything I can do?

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Does alcohol damage your liver?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 8:17 p.m.

I heard alcohol is bad for your liver. How does alcohol effect your liver, really? What if I have just a drink a day?

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How long does alcohol detox take?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 1:52 p.m.

How long does it take to detox from alcohol?

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What are the signs of alcohol addiction?

Last updated May 30, 2013, 1:37 p.m.

There is so much out there about alcoholism, being an alcoholic, etc. but what are the actual symptoms of alcohol ADDICTION? People can like to drink, like to get drunk, like to drink in the morning, drink till passing out, etc. but that doesn't mean they are addicted to alcohol.

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What does "off the wagon" mean?

Last updated Jan. 23, 2013, 4:14 p.m.

What does it mean when someone "falls off the wagon"?

Is there a "stay sober" pill?

Last updated Jan. 23, 2013, 4:11 p.m.

Is there a prescription pill available that will keep me sober during recovery?

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Do I need medication to keep me sober from alcohol?

Last updated Oct. 23, 2012, 7:24 p.m.

After people go through alcohol detox and rehab, are they prescribed medication to help stay sober?

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What causes alcohol shakes?

Last updated Oct. 10, 2012, 2:49 p.m.

What causes shaking when you don't have alcohol? Sometimes called "the shakes" or "trembles".

Where can I find an interventionist in New York City?

Last updated Sept. 2, 2012, 3:03 p.m.

How do I find an interventionist for drug and alcohol addiction in New York City? Who should I call to help me with an intervention?

Is it legal to do an intervention?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 3:41 p.m.

A drug addiction intervention, or even alcohol addiction intervention.

Why do Florida and California have so many alcohol treatment centers?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 3:52 p.m.

Why are there so many alcohol treatment centers in Florida and California?

Can you buy Antabuse without a prescription?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 2:56 p.m.

Is it possible to buy Antabuse without a prescription? I think it may help me..

Is Antabuse addictive?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 2:54 p.m.

Can you become addicted to Antabuse?

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What is Antabuse?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 2:54 p.m.

What is Antabuse used for?

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What is a "high-functioning" alcoholic?

Last updated July 17, 2012, 11:13 p.m.

The term "high-functioning alcoholic" sounds like an oxymoron. What does it mean? Who fits under this label?

What is iomazenil?

Last updated July 17, 2012, 11:05 p.m.

What is iomazenil used for?

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What is a "bender"?

Last updated July 17, 2012, 10:58 p.m.

Someone recently told me that they went on a four-day bender. What does that even mean?

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What causes recovering alcoholics to relapse?

Last updated July 10, 2012, 8 p.m.

What should recovering alcoholics learn to avoid to lessen their probability of relapse? Places? People?

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Is it OK to drink alcohol for stress relief?

Last updated July 5, 2012, 5:20 p.m.

When I get home from work, I need to relax, so I have a drink. Is that a problem?

Can I go to drug rehab for my alcohol addiction?

Last updated July 3, 2012, 11:54 p.m.

Will drug rehab programs take me in for my alcohol addiction? Or do I need to find alcohol-specific programs?

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Is there a difference between alcoholics and drug addicts?

Last updated July 2, 2012, 10:57 p.m.

Is there a difference between alcoholics and drug addicts (besides the substance, of course)?

What is AA?

Last updated June 25, 2012, 6:03 p.m.

What is an AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meeting?

Does prayer help during recovery from drugs and alcohol?

Last updated June 11, 2012, 1:17 p.m.

I am unsure about how I feel when I bring God into my drug and alcohol addictions, is this going to help?

How quickly can you become addicted to drugs or alcohol?

Last updated May 21, 2012, 7:53 p.m.

How long does it take for someone to become addicted to drugs or alcohol? Does it depend on the substance?

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Can a person be too young to have problems with drug addiction?

Last updated May 8, 2012, 6:27 p.m.

Is age a factor when it comes to drug or alcohol addiction? Or are we all equally prone to becoming addicted?

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