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Latest Blogs on Alcoholism & Alcohol Addiction: Recovery Connection

Long Term Sobriety: Making it Stick
By on July 6, 2015

A friend of mine, who’s been sober for a few years now, is quite the raconteur. I love to hear her tales of drunken mayhem and redemption. She’s a female…


Can Drinking Affect Your Breast Cancer Risk?
By on October 2, 2013

You probably know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a fact that’s hard to avoid when everything online and in real life is drowning in pink. But beneath the pink…


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness
By on September 5, 2013

One of the unintended consequences of alcohol abuse among women can continue for generations, in the form of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Women who drink alcohol during pregnancy risk…


Killing to Save?
By on July 18, 2013

What are you willing to do to save a group of people you care for? Using the same poison that is killing your loved ones and shortening the lives of…


Love Life on the Rocks
By on July 3, 2013

How many times have you met someone you really liked, gone out for drinks, had a one-night stand and never heard from him or her again? Perhaps you didn’t even…


Types of Addictions
By on May 22, 2013

Addictions are often crippling. It is easy for an addiction to grow and eventually take over someone’s entire life. As a friend or family member, it can be difficult to…


Binge Drinking in Military Families
By on April 11, 2013

Imagine you’re a parent deployed on active military duty. You’re already thinking about your family back at home, especially the children. Are they doing well in school? Are they eating…


Alcohol Awareness Month Celebrates Rehab as the Answer
By on April 9, 2013

The month of April is more than just rain showers. April is also known as Alcohol Awareness Month. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence ( NCADD ) created…


Is Spring Break Really Fun in the Sun?
By on March 21, 2013

Spring break means time off from school, studying and time to blow off some overdue steam.  Over the years, spring break has become a tradition synonymous with alcohol, sex and…


The Army’s Message about St. Patrick’s Day
By on March 14, 2013

The U.S. Army has a long association with St. Patrick’s Day and now is spreading the message of celebrating safely. St. Patrick’s Day is the Catholic feast day for Patrick,…