Category Archives: Alcohol Dependence

Individuals struggling with alcohol dependence can find the help they need through support offered by Diablo Valley Drug & Alcohol Services.

What Are Some of the Common Signs of Alcohol Dependence?

Many people know what it’s like to go a little overboard with their drinking. While alcohol is legal, many people…

The Stages of Alcoholism and Getting Help with Detox

Alcohol, while widely socially acceptable and legal to both consume and purchase, is one of the most dangerous substances on…

The Benefits vs. Misconceptions of Medication Assisted Treatment

With all the different treatments for substance dependence available, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of any method…

How Parents can tell if Their Child is Becoming Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

Sadly, thousands of parents only realize their child is struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction when it’s too late….

What You Should Know About Taking Medication for Alcohol Dependence

Medication-assisted treatment, also known as MAT, is an approach to substance abuse treatment that, frankly, confuses people. Many individuals who…

Drug Use and Abuse Can Cause Various Issues in Your Life

When a person deals with drug and alcohol dependence, he or she may also deal with other issues. Sometimes, substance…

Explaining How Alcohol Affects the Brain and Body

Unfortunately, alcohol dependence is a common issue today. People everywhere are impacted by this problem. Families and individuals are seeing…

Think You May Need Drug or Alcohol Dependence Treatment?

Many people build a tolerance for a specific substance over time. It is something that people tend to develop without…

Recognizing Alcohol Issues and Alcohol Dependence

Perhaps you have recently realized that you’ve been drinking more than usual. Alcohol issues can be put into different categories…