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Alcoholic? Addict? Problem Drinker? Words Matter

That you ask this question suggests that you (or others) have some concerns about your drinking.
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Rethinking Drinking: Should I Cut Back or Quit?

If you’ve come here after searching on this issue, it’s likely that you’re wondering about your drinking and whether or...
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Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink? Maybe More than You Think

One of the first steps in learning how to stop drinking so much is to determine how much alcohol is...
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What is Moderate Drinking? What is Heavy Drinking?

If you’ve come here after searching on the topic of moderate drinking, it’s likely that you’re wondering about your drinking...
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Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink?

If you’ve come here after searching on this issue, it’s likely that you’re wondering about your drinking and whether or...
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Can I Learn to Cut Back and What Might My Chances of Success Be?

This is the fourth in a series of blogs on moderate drinking. The first covered definitions of moderate drinking based...
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How to Cut Back on Drinking: 9 Steps to Take to Be Successful

This is the fifth of a series of posts on moderate drinking. If you’ve come here after searching on this...
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Considering Your Progress in Moderating Your Drinking: What if Moderation isn’t Working for You?

This is the last of a series of posts on moderate drinking. If you’ve come here after searching on this...
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A Review of Digital Tools for Alcohol Problems

We and others have been developing and evaluating digital tools to help people with alcohol problems for over 20 years...
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What is Binge Drinking and How Does it Differ From Heavy Drinking

Definitions and how to identify binge drinking and heavy drinking behaviors with tools. In years past the term binge drinking...
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Alcoholic? Addict? Problem Drinker? Words Matter

That you ask this question suggests that you (or others) have some concerns about your drinking.
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Alcoholic? Addict? Problem Drinker? Words Matter

Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink? Maybe More than You Think

One of the first steps in learning how to stop drinking so much is to determine how much alcohol is in your favorite drink. It may well be more than you think. Now more than ever, in the age of supersize drink pours and growing wine glasses, it’s important to understand the alcohol content %, in order to determine how...
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Just How Much Alcohol Is Really in That Drink? Maybe More than You Think

A Review of Digital Tools for Alcohol Problems

We and others have been developing and evaluating digital tools to help people with alcohol problems for over 20 years now. And an analysis of the field (the first) has just been published. It gets a bit into the weeds but if you’ll stick with it, there’s good news at the end. Brian Kiluk and colleagues have published the results...
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A Review of Digital Tools for Alcohol Problems

11 Tips On How to Deal with Urges and Cravings to Drink and Use Drugs

There are a number of ways to manage and reduce urges or cravings. There is no single best method or silver bullet. And some are more helpful early on in your efforts to change your drinking, whether it be to cut back or to stop drinking entirely. Others we consider somewhat more advanced strategies. The list I present here is...
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11 Tips On How to Deal with Urges and Cravings to Drink and Use Drugs

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