Category Archive: 'Sober living'

10 Recovery Podcasts That Will Boost Your Recovery

They are often misunderstood creative geniuses who have been sidelined by their predisposition to addiction. My intent in interviewing podcast guests is to be open-minded, honest, and willing to listen and learn about what my guest has to say. In one episode, my guest and I discuss the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics […]

Wine Allergy: Signs, Symptoms, and Allergens in Wine

In this procedure, they will ask you to consume a sample of your suspected trigger. Some types of sulfites might also trigger an asthmatic attack if you have asthma. Normally your body produces an enzyme called diamine oxidase (DAO) to break histamine down. If your body doesn’t produce enough active DAO, you may react to […]

Physical and mental effects of drug abuse

Blood, urine or other lab tests are used to assess drug use, but they’re not a diagnostic test for addiction. However, these tests may be used for monitoring treatment and recovery. Results from NIDA-funded research have shown that prevention programs involving families, schools, communities, and the media are effective for preventing or reducing drug use […]

Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction I Los Angeles, CA I New Life House

Over the years, psychological principles have contributed to the development of many theories about substance use disorders and addiction. Learning theories represent one set of psychological principles that have had a strong influence on our understanding of the causes of addiction, as well as informing some of our intervention strategies. Mental health professionals who utilize […]

Understanding the Generational Aspect of Addiction

According to this study, missing one opportunity to practice the behavior did not derail the habit-forming process. So if you miss one day of a healthy habit, there is no need to lose hope in making that positive behavior a habit. However, various treatment options are available to help people on the path to recovery […]

How to sober up fast: 11 ways that help

Try eating a meal high in carbs or fat before drinking. An India pale ale (IPA) typically contains more alcohol, so it will count as more drinks. Keeping track of how many drinks you’ve had can really help you avoid getting drunk. The best way to sober up is to get a good night’s sleep. […]