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National Screening Day Offers Help for Alcohol Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 5, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021In 1999, the first National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) event took place. Over 50,000 people attended the events at 1,500 screening centers across the United States, where they received screening for and advice on alcohol dependence. This…

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3 Ways Alcohol Addiction Affects the Body

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 18, 2020Updated: January 29, 2021Excessive drinking over a long period will eventually take its toll on your body. Alcohol addiction can affect your brain, heart, liver, pancreas, and immune system. Also, your risk of getting cancer is much higher. Binging can…

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Dangers of Drinking Alcohol and Exercising

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 7, 2020Updated: January 13, 2021Alcohol addiction poses many threats to our health. One such health risk is the use of alcohol and exercise. Drinking alcohol and exercising can lead to severe dehydration, which is dangerous because your body needs to stay…

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The Connection Between Personality and Alcohol Dependence

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 14, 2020Updated: June 1, 2020The link between personality and alcohol dependence is a topic that is of interest to many. The most common question surrounding the topic is whether certain personalities are more prone to develop dependency issues than others. You…