How to Be a Good A.A. Sponsor

How to Be a Good A.A. Sponsor

Being a sponsor to someone in Alcoholic Anonymous is about helping someone new to A.A. who needs guidance and encouragement to get them through the program. If you have been in sobriety for more than a year and feel confident that you can impart your wisdom to someone else, you are ready to become a…

Country Music and Alcohol

Country Music and Alcohol

You see it in the music videos and you hear it in the lyrics how much alcohol plays a starring role in country music. According to the Country Music Association, people from ages 18-24 are listening to country music and have increased from 54% in the past decade. It is important that country music fans…

College Drinking

College Drinking

Attending college can involve joining all of the heavy parties you can attend that serve alcoholic beverages when you should be studying for exams. According to a 2016 Monitoring Future Study, 81% of college students have tried alcohol at least once in their lives and 67% have been drunk. It is important that college students…

History of Prohibition in the Early 20th Century

History of Prohibition in the Early 20th Century

When lawmakers during the early 20th century realized the harmful effects of abusive substances, they felt it was best to ban these drugs to ensure no one gets their hands on them. Unfortunately, history shows that when you ban something that everyone wants, it will only make people want to get access more through secret…

Drunk Driving

Drunk Driving

Drunk driving is when you are driving while there is still alcohol in your system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 29 people die every day from motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver and and there is one death every 50 minutes. Driving home while you are intoxicated is not worth…

Medications for Alcohol Cravings

Medications for Alcohol Cravings

Alcoholism is a very serious disease in that you can experience intense cravings that make it feel like you cannot go a whole day without alcohol. There are medications out there to reduce those alcohol cravings. It is important to understand that these medications do not provide a cure for alcoholism and that other forms…