woman leaning head against liquor bottle experiencing alcohol dependence

Everything You Need to Know About Alcohol Dependence

Drinking beer, wine, or your favorite spirit is a way to celebrate, socialize, and unwind. However, drinking too much as a way to deal with heavy emotions has a lot of negative consequences, including alcohol dependence. Alcohol dependence is a dangerous condition that can make way for negative behaviors and characteristics. This occurs when the…

man with glass of liquor holding his head as high functioning alcoholic

Are You a High-Functioning Alcoholic? Know the Signs

Contrary to what you might think, alcoholics, don’t always look worse for wear. Some of them look normal on the surface. They keep their addiction a secret and believe they have it under control. These people are examples of a high-functioning alcoholic. At Fresh Start Recovery Center, individuals struggling with alcohol use disorder can find…

woman with wine glass wondering am I an alcoholic

Am I an Alcoholic? Here’s How to Find Out

You don’t look like an alcoholic. You haven’t gotten a DUI or stolen money just to buy alcohol. But still, you are worried. You can’t help asking yourself, “Am I an alcoholic?” Alcoholism comes in many forms, and some of them aren’t what you might consider typical. Fresh Start Recovery Center can provide you with answers…