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The Connection Between Depression and Alcohol

Depression is a mental health disorder, and alcohol is a substance whose addictiveness may lead to abuse. At first glance, they may seem unrelated. But alcohol abuse and depression often appear as co-occurring disorders. As such, it is critical to understand how depression and alcohol influence each other and what kind of treatments are available…

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Observing Alcohol Awareness Month

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence started Alcohol Awareness Month to help educate the public on alcohol addiction. It had an original intention to target college-aged students, but today it’s used to provide education to people of all ages. This Alcohol Awareness Month, find ways to give back to the community or reach…

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Risks of Alcohol Abuse During Pregnancy

Alcohol abuse is dangerous to any person. During pregnancy, it can impact both the mother and child in significant ways. That’s why seeking help immediately for addiction is critical. Long-term recovery is possible, and our team at Georgia Addiction Treatment Center can offer guidance and support to those who need it during this important time.…

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The Dangers of Alcohol Detox at Home

If you are someone you love is having a hard time controlling his or her drinking, understand that other people are going through the same situation. Alcoholism is one of the most common substance abuse issues in the country. Alcohol can be addictive, and it can be a challenge for people to stop drinking. The…