If you’ve quit drinking alcohol but are still struggling with the negative and destructive attitudes, thoughts and feelings as you did during active addiction, you may be dealing with what’s called “dry drunk syndrome” (DDS) also known as Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS).
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Are You An Addict?
This article will guide you through a range of traits that addicts may display when their using or drinking becomes unmanageable.
Taking this quick, simple test may help you to better understand whether your drinking or drug use is becoming unmanageable and whether you may want to look into getting some help and support for your drinking or drug use?
Track The Amount You’re Drinking And Use A Drink Diary
It is important to track the amount you’re drinking, most importantly if you are trying to reduce for a detox, just to reduce the amount that you’re drinking currently to become healthier. It is very easy to simply loose track of the amount that you’re drinking, especially once you’ve become drunk as the impaired brainContinue reading “Track The Amount You’re Drinking And Use A Drink Diary”
The Second Stage Of Recovery – Early Abstinence From Substances
The toughest part of trying to recover from alcohol and/or drug problems comes during this stage when a number of issues make it difficult to focus on learning to live a life of abstinence and recovery and make trying to stay clean and sober a struggle. It is the second of four stages of the recovery process as defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. You can find the tools, techniques and information you need to overcome these obstacles here in this article!