Category Archives: Alcoholism

  • NCADD Names April as the Official Alcohol Awareness Month
    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

    NCADD Names April as the Official Alcohol Awareness Month

    According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, April marks Alcohol Awareness Month. Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances by adults in the United States, although the opioid epidemic often overshadows it. While alcohol...
  • The Dangers of College Binge Drinking
    Monday, April 1st, 2019

    The Dangers of College Binge Drinking

    Parents already know what the statistics continue to reveal: binge drinking is still a major threat to college students. One might think by 2019 that getting black out drunk was not so tightly ingrained into the college experience but...
  • What Is Addiction?
    Monday, August 13th, 2018

    What Is Addiction?

    People suffering from addiction get intense cravings for something and lose control over their urges, despite adverse consequences. Addiction affects and changes the brain by altering the way it registers pleasure. Although overcoming addiction is difficult, it can be...
  • Ways to Stay Sober & Have Fun on the Fourth of July
    Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

    Ways to Stay Sober & Have Fun on the Fourth of July

    With summer here and the Fourth of July on the horizon, friends and family will begin their holiday preparations. For many people, Independence Day celebrations will include alcoholic beverages, which puts any guest who is fighting alcohol addiction in...
  • Summertime Heat Can Drive People to Drug & Alcohol Abuse
    Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

    Summertime Heat Can Drive People to Drug & Alcohol Abuse

    For people all around the country, the warmer summer months are intimidating, not because of the rise in the heat but because of the rise of drug and alcohol abuse in their social circles. Many of the biggest celebrations of the year occur...
  • Defining & Identifying Addiction: The First Step in Recovery
    Monday, May 21st, 2018

    Defining & Identifying Addiction: The First Step in Recovery

    One of the most challenging parts of overcoming an addiction to drugs or alcohol is identifying the addiction itself. Due to the way an addiction functions, it can be difficult to recognize the developing behaviors as a problem instead...
  • Alcohol Awareness Month: How Alcoholism Hurts Your Family Ties
    Monday, April 23rd, 2018

    Alcohol Awareness Month: How Alcoholism Hurts Your Family Ties

    The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) continues Alcohol Awareness Month, and so Acceptance Recovery Center in Scottsdale does as well with our ongoing blog series. We have focused on a few topics that related mostly to how...
  • Alcohol Awareness Month: Bodily Harm Caused by Alcohol Addiction
    Monday, April 16th, 2018

    Alcohol Awareness Month: Bodily Harm Caused by Alcohol Addiction

    Acceptance Recovery Center in Scottsdale, Arizona continues to honor and be a part of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)’s Alcohol Awareness Month. We have discussed this yearly campaign in two previous blogs and continue the conversation...