What is a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

What is a High-Functioning Alcoholic? Almost 15 million Americans have alcohol use disorder, according to the 2019 NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Today we’ll go over some ways to identify characteristics of a high-functioning alcoholic and how to help a high-functioning alcoholic. Stereotypically, people with compulsive or otherwise problematic drinking habits struggle to…

All About SMART Recovery

We’ve all heard of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and Nicotine Anonymous, but have you heard of Smart Recovery? SMART stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training and it’s an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous.   SMART is also a program that supports people with addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders. The main difference between SMART recovery and…