40 Tips For Staying Sober Under Pressure

For over 20 years Dr. Umhau was a senior clinical investigator at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). You can take in every second, and not feel like your life is passing you by in a whirlwind of blurred memories. Being in the possession of illegal drugs or […]

Medication for Alcoholism: Disulfiram, Naltrexone, Campral, Acamprosate

Initially, disulfiram was given in larger dosages to produce aversion conditioning to alcohol by making the patients very sick if they drank. Later, after many reported severe reactions (including some deaths), Antabuse was administered in smaller dosages to support alcohol abstinence. The Combining Medications and Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Dependence (COMBINE) study produced some surprising […]

Sobriety Strategies: 13 Tips for Staying Sober

Anger is a normal and natural emotion, but how you deal with it will make a difference in maintaining your recovery. Consider reaching out to a vocational rehabilitation counselor or career coach to help you update your resume, practice job interview skills, and locate jobs that match your skills and experience. Post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS) […]