JULIE

Julie

After overcoming her own addiction in 2012 Julie went on to become certified as an addiction counselor in order to help others achieve a life of recovery. She worked in the addiction field for 8 years and now uses both her personal and professional experiences with addiction as an influence for her writing.


Julie in Alcohol Abuse
December 31, 2021

Why Has Binge Drinking in College Been Normalized?

Overindulging in alcohol in college has become so socially acceptable that it is almost seen as a right of passage into adulthood. The problem with normalizing binge drinking is that it doesn’t address the genuine dangers of overdrinking.

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Julie in Health risks
December 30, 2021

Despite Claims Of Health Benefits, Drinking Alcohol Remains Leading Cause of Preventable Death

While there are numerous health benefits from consuming resveratrol, it is essential to remember that alcohol in any form is a known carcinogen. When it comes to resveratrol, there are other ways this nutrient can be added to one’s diet.

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Julie in Family Addiction
December 16, 2021

Ways to Address a Loved One Avoiding Getting Help For Their Addiction

Facing an addiction can be a daunting idea and because of this many people will come up with reasons to keep out of going to treatment. While this may make the prospect of getting a loved one into rehab more challenging, but there are solutions to just about every excuse that is given.

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Julie in Drug Prevention
December 9, 2021

The Top Benefits of Sober Parenthood

Alcohol is not a necessary requirement for parenthood, if anything it makes the job that much harder.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
December 8, 2021

Mommy Wine Culture is Still Destroying Lives One Meme at A Time

“Mom needs wine jokes“ aren’t funny and are actually doing more harm than good.

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Julie in Interventions
December 2, 2021

Should I Wait to Do an Intervention Until After the Holidays?

No matter the time of year, only one certain time is best to do an intervention. That time is as soon as possible.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
November 9, 2021

Alcohol is Now Responsible For More Than 95,000 Deaths Per Year

Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 95,000 deaths in the United States each year, or 261 deaths per day.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
November 4, 2021

Why It Is So Hard To Quit Drinking

Not drinking may seem like a simple solution to someone on the outside but, it is much more complicated than that to someone with an alcohol problem. So what makes it so difficult to quit drinking? Several factors can make it a challenge for someone to stop drinking on their own; here are just a few.

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Julie in Family Addiction
October 28, 2021

Ways to Support a Loved One Deciding to Get Sober

If you have a loved one who is beginning to consider the idea of getting sober, here are some practical things that you can do to help.

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Julie in Sobriety
October 20, 2021

Important Aspects of a Solid Foundation for Sobriety

Building a solid foundation is much harder if you lack the right tools for the job.

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