Author Archives: Harmony Place

  • Sobriety and Anxiety: Dealing With Anxiety During Recovery
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    Sobriety and Anxiety: Dealing With Anxiety During Recovery

    Anxiety is a psychological disorder characterized by excessive worrying, stress, and intrusive thoughts. Stress is healthy to some extent. But people dealing with the combination of sobriety anxiety experience a level of stress that can negatively affect their journey...
  • Hypnosis for Alcoholism
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    Hypnosis for Alcoholism

    Alcoholism causes millions of deaths each year and is an incredibly dangerous condition, and it’s not an easy hurdle to clear. Those who drink excessively eventually get to a point where they need alcohol to function well. This leads...
  • How Does Alcohol Affect the Kidneys?
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    How Does Alcohol Affect the Kidneys?

    While alcohol can affect many different parts of the body both directly and indirectly, the one part of the body that it can do the most damage to directly is the kidneys. While the occasional drink or two isn’t...
  • Debunking 7 Myths About Alcoholism
    Sunday, February 7th, 2021

    Debunking 7 Myths About Alcoholism

    Alcoholism can be crippling and can lead to financial, mental, and physical ruin. Alcohol use disorder continues to consume the lives of millions of Americans every year. Alcoholism is more than having a few drinks in a single sitting;...
  • 10 of the Most Common Causes of Alcoholism
    Sunday, February 7th, 2021

    10 of the Most Common Causes of Alcoholism

    Over the years, researchers have looked into what causes alcoholism. Many cases of alcoholism are more complicated than they appear on the surface. Several factors can increase a person’s risk of abusing alcohol. These ‘risk factors’ differ from person...
  • Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Teens
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Teens

    There are a multitude of potential dangers for teenagers. Between bullying, peer pressure, and cyberbullying they face many more dangers today than teenagers a generation or two ago. These dangers are a big concern for parents who are looking...
  • Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs

    No one is immune to the risks associated with drugs and alcohol. Kids may come into contact with drugs sooner than you expect, so it’s almost never too soon to begin talking about the dangers of drugs and addiction....
  • A Guide to Painkiller Addiction
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    A Guide to Painkiller Addiction

    Opioids and opiates are great for relieving pain, but they can be highly addictive, leading to many problems with a person’s health and well-being. In fact, nearly 130 people die each day from opioid overdoses in the United States....
  • Teen Talk: Common Drugs, Facts and Signs of Drug Abuse
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Teen Talk: Common Drugs, Facts and Signs of Drug Abuse

    Teenagers are using drugs at declining rates when compared to historical statistics. For young people, the use of illegal drugs other than marijuana is lower than it has been in more than 20 years. However, even with declining drug...
  • Alcohol Use Disorder: A Complete Guide
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Alcohol Use Disorder: A Complete Guide

    “Alcohol use disorder” is the term used to describe a pattern of problematic alcohol use. Those afflicted with this disorder may be preoccupied with drinking alcohol, may continue to drink it even when problems occur, may need to drink...
  • All About Alcohol Withdrawal
    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

    All About Alcohol Withdrawal

    For people who drink large amounts of alcohol regularly for many months, stopping drinking can lead to symptoms that affect both the body and mind. These symptoms are part of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, a possibly life-threatening condition that results...