man passed out on couch showing signs of alcohol overdose

What Are the Risk Factors and Signs of Alcohol Overdose?

Drinking alcohol is not bad, per se. Just the right amount of it can have a relaxing effect. And drinking with friends is an excellent social experience. However, drinking heavily can lead to severe repercussions, making it vital to know the signs of alcohol overdose. Fortunately, Georgia Addiction Treatment Center can provide the treatment necessary.…

older man dealing with Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms and Treatments

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms occur when you suddenly stop using alcohol after you have been drinking excessively. It can range from mild to severe and can be quite dangerous. In rare cases, alcohol withdrawal can even be fatal. One of the disturbing aspects of alcohol withdrawal is that the symptoms get worse over time. It’s also…

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Oktoberfest Alcohol Poisoning: Five Things You Need to Know

Oktoberfest is two-week-long festival that originated in Munich, Germany. It is held in late September each year, leading up to the start of October. This year the festival began on September 21 and will end of October 5. During this period, festivalgoers drink large quantities of Bavarian Lager.   Like St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, Oktoberfest has…