Just Archive

Recovering from Alcohol and Drug Misuse: A Good News Series

This piece is the first in a series on recovery and the good news that comes when people change their relationship with alcohol and substances.  The Good News: The Ongoing Positive Impact of Changing Your Drinking or Drug Use New research published by our colleagues at the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) has documented sustained improvements […]

Natural Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Misuse: A Good News Series

This piece is the second in the Good News series on recovery and the good news that comes when people cut back or stop drinking alcohol or using drugs.  The Big Picture: How Common is Heavy Drinking? Jalie Tucker and her colleagues have recently published a significant review of the field of natural recovery from […]

7 Steps To Moderate Drinking

Individuals with severe drinking problems, such as people who continue drinking even after getting a DUI or losing their job, need immediate treatment to stop drinking altogether. However, there are many people who have developed the habit of consuming 4-6 drinks every day. For these less severe cases, moderating drinking and simply reducing the alcohol […]

Are Marriage Problems Leading You to Drink?

Disagreements, arguments, and quarrels may sometimes occur in a marriage. However, when you are unable to deal with the stress caused by marital problems, you might start looking for unhealthy and potentially destructive coping mechanisms – such as drinking. Sometimes both spouses drink heavily in these conditions that can lead to a downward spiral and […]