Category Archives: Sober living

What Are Sober Living House Rules?

Sober living houses are alcohol and drug-free environments where residents can establish or maintain their sobriety. Through peer support, proven recovery principles, peer empowerment, and individual responsibility, residents can solidify their sobriety and prepare to return home or live independently. Recovery and sober living homes can empower individuals to get the help they need, and […]

Alcohol and the Skin

When someone experiences a red face from alcohol, alcohol can enter the cells and raise toxic levels in those cells much faster. This can lead to feeling warm, more intoxicated, and the skin turning red. Some people who drink alcohol experience an unpleasant phenomenon called the alcohol flush reaction. The nearly 8.75 million individuals who […]

Alcohol Consumption

However, additional research to further refine understanding of the interaction of the multiple interrelated factors on long-term outcomes is warranted. In fact, there are dozens of risk factors that play a role in the development of an alcohol addiction. These risk factors interact differently in every individual, leading to alcohol use disorders in some and […]

Abstinence Violation Effect SpringerLink

When the minimal effective response (such as informing friends that “I do not drink”) is not sufficient to bring about change, the individual is instructed to escalate to a stronger response, such as warning, threat, involving others’ support. Role play, behavioural rehearsal and modeling are used to train patients in assertiveness. Patient is instructed not […]