Category: Sober living

  • Why Do I Sneeze When I Drink Alcohol?

    As the effects of alcohol wear off, you may have trouble sleeping, shakiness, irritability, anxiety, depression, restlessness, nausea, or sweating. Alcohol changes your brain chemistry, and when you drink heavily over a long period of time, your brain tries to adapt. If you suddenly stop drinking, your brain has to adjust again, causing these withdrawal…

  • Wine Allergens: What to Know About Wine Allergies and Intolerances

    Intolerance is a condition where your body can’t break down alcohol effectively, which may be genetic or develop over time. It’s important to distinguish between a wine allergy and alcohol intolerance. When this inflammation occurs in the airway, patients can experience wheezing and shortness of breath. The first is that alcohol contains compounds that act…

  • Why Do I Sneeze When I Drink Alcohol?

    Heavy drinking can also lead to a host of health concerns, like brain damage, heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver and even certain kinds of cancer. There are times when you want a drink so badly, you can’t think about anything else until you get one. That strong need or urge can be triggered by…

  • Pros and Cons of Sober Living Homes Is Sober Living Right For You?

    Content Levels of Care Sober Living Homes, Rehabs, and Halfway Houses: Key Differences How Do You Find a Sober-Living Home? Going to a Sober Living Home After Rehab I’m In Recovery Unique Aspects of Sober Living Home Facilities Depending on the rehab or treatment center this may be done through a traditional medication and guided…

  • Sober House vs Rehab or Treatment Center

    Content Services Healthy Living In Recovery The Difference Between Sober Living and Inpatient Rehab Part of Levels Of Care Virtual Services Determining Factors for Length of Stay Sober Living Homes—Halfway There: Everything You Need to Know They are environments free of substance abuse where individuals can receive support from peers who are also in recovery.…

  • Whats the Difference Between Halfway House and Sober Living?

    Content Addiction and Mental Health Resources Phone, Video, or Live-Chat Support The Many Pros and Not-so-Many-Cons of Sober Living What Are Sober Living Homes? The number of residents depends on the size of the home or licensed beds in a facility. In most sober-living environments, bedrooms are shared, but some do provide individual rooms. Typically,…

  • What are the Five Types of Alcoholism?

    Binge drinking is the norm with 5 or more drinks being consumed in a single session increasing to 14 as a maximum. An alcohol use disorder (AUD) is characterized by the chronic, compulsive use of alcohol despite the negative consequences on a person’s life. Alcohol is one of the most widely used addictive substances in…

  • 2 Year Sobriety Gift 60+ Gift Ideas for 2024

    Sobriety chips are often given out at 12-step meetings to represent the length of time sober. Give your loved one a sobriety chip necklace to wear as a reminder of their strength and progress. Maybe get their favorite player’s jersey, buy tickets to a concert, get them a new bike, or whatever they love! The…