The Connection Between Alcohol Abuse and Depression

We all feel down sometimes, and many people choose to consume alcohol for a variety of reasons—to feel more relaxed, as part of social events, or perhaps to escape reality for a while. Unfortunately when you mix alcohol consumption and depression it can cause problems that lead to addiction. Alcohol is a depressant that might… Read more »

Traveling a Long Road to Sobriety

They say that life is a journey, not a destination, and the same is true of the road to sobriety. While many people like to measure their sobriety in days, weeks, months, or years, there is more you can do to gauge the success of your recovery. When you are at the point in your… Read more »

Gene and Gin: Alcohol’s Bitter Taste Can be Related to Genetics

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that alcohol was responsible for about 3.3 million deaths in 2012, killing about one person every 10 seconds worldwide. For some to whom the taste of alcohol is unappealing this might seem strange, so what exactly makes alcohol a thing some people can’t put down? It probably has to… Read more »