December 9, 2020

Alcohol Use Disorder Affects the Brain

Alcohol is a caustic substance that can wreak havoc on the mind and body. Beer, spirits, and wine are the most commonly used and abused addictive substances. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 95,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually. The mind-altering substance is the third...

April 5, 2019

Alcohol Use Disorder Symptoms and Solutions

The month of April is the perfect time to open up a dialogue about a mental health condition that impacts millions of people. April is Alcohol Awareness Month: “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.” Sponsored by Facing Addiction with NCADD, the national observance provides communities an opportunity to recognize...

February 7, 2019

COA Awareness Week: Helping Children Heal

The impact that addiction has on the family is immeasurable. Those who contend with alcohol and substance use disorder put enormous stress on their loved ones. In the field of addiction medicine, experts refer to alcoholism and chemical dependency as family diseases. They do this for two primary reasons...

July 6, 2017

Binge Drinking Can Lead to Alcohol Use Disorder

Binge drinking is a practice that is quite common among teenagers and young adults. The behavior is most often defined as having four drinks for women and five for men, in a two-hour period. Young people often don’t realize the true consequences of their actions early in life, partly...

March 22, 2017

Family History Alcoholism and Hangovers

It is widely accepted that people, with a family history of alcoholism, are themselves at a greater risk of developing an alcohol use disorder than their peers, who do not have a similar background. People who have a family history of alcoholism are four times more likely to experience...

December 11, 2015

TRUMP NOT SO CONVINCED WHEN IT COMES TO LEGALIZATION

Some say Donald Trump is bold. Some might believe, because of the conviction of his rhetoric, he is passionate. Many feel his views are outlandish and unrealistic. However people feel about The Donald, during this wild presidential campaign, he has at least been convicting regarding immigration, banning muslims, and...

September 20, 2014

HVRC & SAGE RETREAT RECEIVE OPTUM’S PLATINUM STATUS

HVRC & Sage Retreat has been honored as a Platinum status facility by Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral HealthHEMET, CA, SEPTEMBER 19th, 2014 —With the continuing escalation of costs and the myriad issues surrounding the delivery of health care, it seldom seems there’s a positive story about health...

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