Category Archives: Alcohol

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  • Family Roles in Addiction
    Addiction
    December 17, 2021

    Family Roles in Addiction

    There are six (6) main “roles” that tend to develop in the presence of addiction:  The (Dependent) Addicted One The first is the individual who has developed a substance...
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  • Addiction Severity Index
    Addiction
    December 10, 2021

    Addiction Severity Index

    The Addiction Severity Index (ASI) is a semi-structured interview that assesses someone’s need for treatment developed in the 1980’s. Therapists, medical professionals, and treatment centers use this index as...
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  • EtOH Abuse & Alcohol Addiction
    Addiction
    November 19, 2021

    EtOH Abuse & Alcohol Addiction

    EtOH Abuse  EtOH is shorthand for ethanol, which is the chemical name for alcohol. There are other types of alcohol, but EtOH is what people drink. Ethanol has a...
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  • Stages of Addiction
    Addiction
    November 7, 2019

    Stages of Addiction

    Stages of Addiction In 2017, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that 1 in 12 American adults suffer from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). So...
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  • LSD and Alcohol
    Addiction
    October 31, 2019

    LSD and Alcohol

    LSD and Alcohol Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD or Acid) is a hallucinogenic drug which is derived from the Ergot fungus. Acid is listed as a schedule 1 controlled substance...
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  • Tramadol and Alcohol
    Addiction
    September 25, 2019

    Tramadol and Alcohol

      What is tramadol? Tramadol is an opioid pain killer which is used to treat mild to moderate pain in individuals. It is considerably weaker than most common opioids...
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  • Xanax and Alcohol
    Addiction
    September 2, 2019

    Xanax and Alcohol

    With Xanax (a brand name for Alprazolam) one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S., it’s understandable that it’s mixed with other substances.  Some people do so...
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  • Polysubstance Abuse
    Addiction
    August 15, 2019

    Polysubstance Abuse

    Polysubstance Abuse and Dependence Someone with polysubstance dependence is using three or more substances, with at least one of the substances commonly being alcohol. As alcohol is one of...
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