Does Alcohol Shorten Your Life?

It is well established that alcohol can negatively impact, and even damage, your physical and mental well-being but how does alcohol shorten your life? Excessive drinking can become incredibly toxic, resulting in a range of health issues, the symptoms of which will differ from person to person. However, while it’s common for long-term drinking to […]

What are the 12 Steps?

The 12 steps are a framework designed to help people who are struggling with addiction. These principles are set out to help provide the support and highlight the importance of accountability in recovery.  These steps were formed as part of Alcoholics Anonymous, which became the foundation for recovery in the 1930s. Due to its success, […]

Addiction vs Dependence

Addiction vs Dependence and How They Are Related Addiction is defined as a brain disorder involving repeated or compulsive participation in a substance, such as drugs or alcohol, or an activity, such as eating or gambling, to the point where it is harmful to the individual. Repeated use increases an individual’s need to participate in […]