Building Healthy Relationship With One’s Self In Al-Anon As a family recovery coach, my radar goes up when I hear clients talking about how much someone else’s drinking is bothering them. What the drinker’s actual diagnosis is or isn’t, is not important to me. If their drinking is bothering my client, I gently begin asking …∞
In Addiction Progression, Men and Women Are Very Different Addiction is addiction and recovery is recovery. That said, addiction takes twists in people’s lives and manifests itself differently based on many factors. Some of those factors are gender, age, drug used, other mental health issues, environment, socio-economic status, age of first use—and the list goes …∞
Factors that Foster and Hinder the Process of Recovery for Alcoholic Women. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive, potentially fatal disease that crosses gender, race, ethnicity, age, and socioeconomic strata. Much of what is known about the disease of alcoholism has been uncovered studying male alcoholics. A phenomenological study was undertaken to identify those contextual factors …∞
Underage Females Drinkers Now as Likely to Die in Car Crash as Male Peers Underage female drinking drivers are now as likely to die in an alcohol-related car crash as their male counterparts, a new study suggests. In 1996, underage males had a higher risk of a fatal car crash than underage females. By 2007, …∞
Alcohol consumption is a major risk factor for cancer Among male and female lifetime consumers, the risk for all the cancers increases with each additional drink a day. Regular consumption of even 18g of alcohol per day increases the risk of breast cancer (18g is equivalent to just under: 2 regular glasses of wine or …∞
How to use the 12 Steps to deal with difficult bosses and stay sober. In sobriety I had a manager who was extremely hostile, and working under her suppressive thumb was very, very difficult. I recently left, and now I’m working in an environment that is exactly the opposite — supportive, encouraging, kind, professional. It’s …∞
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