alcohol awareness month

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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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.…

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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…