Preventing Relapses at Parties With Alcohol

Preventing relapses at parties can be a concern. Not only for non-drinkers but also for thoughtful hosts and other guests. Here are tips for non-drinkers, drinkers, and hosts. Preventing relapses should be everyone’s concern Preventing Relapses for Guests Who Don’t Drink Tell your spouse or friend before you go to a party that you may… [+]

Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes for Great Drinks

Non-alcoholic drink recipes can make delicious beverages for the whole family.  They’re also a great option for those who choose not to drink alcohol. Designated Drivers will appreciate a host’s thoughtfulness in providing attractive beverage choices. (Incidentally, many states permit parents to serve alcohol to their children of any age. There is much evidence that… [+]

Helping an Alcoholic Loved One

Helping an alcoholic loved one can be frustrating and seem hopeless. The alcoholic is usually a spouse or partner, but is often a parent, sibling, or child. Of course, it can also be someone else. Alcoholism expert Kenneth Anderson provides six practical steps for helping an alcoholic  partner achieve control over the loved ones drinking… [+]

Cut Down Drinking Alcohol

Many people are concerned that they may be drinking more than they should. This page lists resources that may help you or a loved one cut down drinking  alcohol. The resources stress self-help to cut down drinking rather than to abstain completely. For help in abstaining, visit Drink too Much Alcohol? Self-Help Websites to Cut… [+]

Controlling Your Drinking

Controlling Your Drinking: Tools to Make Moderation Work for You is a practical guide for drinkers who want to reduce their consumption and drink in moderation. Research by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and others shows that many people, including alcoholics, can and do learn to moderate their drinking. See Alcoholics Can Recover from Alcoholism &… [+]

Alcoholism Self-Help Information

Alcoholism self-help is liberating. There are no meetings. There are no confessions. There are no 12 steps. There is no submission. There are no demands. Reading and following suggestions found in alcoholism self-help books may make it easier for people to achieve their goals of either abstaining or drinking in moderation. However, most of the… [+]