Willow Springs Recovery Blog

August 29, 2019

Labor Day: No Alcohol, No Problem

Labor Day and other summer events are a good way to celebrate summer, friends, and good times. Many people choose to celebrate Labor Day by gathering and participating in many activities. Eating and drinking are often two of these activities. Not everyone may welcome the holiday. People recovering from alcohol […]

August 17, 2019

Is Alcohol Safe?

How much alcohol is safe? It depends on who you ask. According to some scientists, alcohol may be very dangerous to one’s long-term health. One study tracked the drinking habits of almost 600,000 people in nineteen countries. It found that people who drank ten to eighteen pints of beer or […]

August 9, 2019

Delivering Alcohol on Demand

Modern conveniences have made life more pleasant, if not better, for many of us. But sometimes, modern conveniences may not be such a good thing in the long term. New options for purchasing alcohol may be one of those things. These days, we don’t even have to travel anywhere to […]

June 19, 2019

Responding to Increasing Alcohol Consumption  

Many people fall into addictive lifestyles and become hooked on alcohol, drugs, or certain behaviors. Some people ease into this lifestyle, while others go headfirst. There is no discrimination when it comes to alcohol addiction. People young and old and rich and poor become addicted to alcohol and drugs. In […]

May 1, 2019

How To Deal With Alcohol Withdrawals

How To Deal With Alcohol Withdrawals Are you looking to deal with alcohol withdrawal? Alcohol withdrawals symptoms differ from person to person, and they can put the person’s life in danger. It is important to be knowledgeable of prevalent alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Furthermore, it can also be helpful to know how […]

April 17, 2019

What is Wernicke Encephalopathy?

Our brains rely on various minerals, vitamins, and fatty acids to function normally. Deficits of one or more of these substances prevent the brain from functioning as it should. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is a degenerative disorder affecting the brain. It usually […]

April 3, 2019

Types of Detoxification in Rehab

There are several steps involved in the drug addiction recovery process. One of the major ones is the formal detox. The NIDA or National Institute on Drug Abuse states that detox is the process of getting rid of foreign matter and substances and being able to manage withdrawal symptoms on […]

March 27, 2019

How to Stay Sober Without AA

Do you abuse alcohol? If you are in recovery or are going to be in recovery, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is one of the options you can use. There are some people who do not believe or do not agree with the 12-step strategy. Some people cannot make it to AA meetings […]

March 22, 2019

How Alcohol Affects the Brain

We’ve all seen how alcohol can affect people physically. They may stumble and slur their words when they begin drinking. With long-term use, they may suffer from disorders that affect different parts of the body, including the liver. Alcohol and drugs affect more than a person physically. They can have […]

March 18, 2019

Can you Sweat Out Alcohol?

Can you sweat out alcohol is not a clear yes or no question. The answer is both yes and no. The body works in mysterious ways. One of those ways is ridding it of the toxins that come into contact with it. Alcohol is one of these poisons. However, the […]