DSM-5: What the Most Recent Version of the Psychiatry Manual Means for Addiction

The DSM is often referred to as the “Bible of Psychiatry” because it provides the official definitions of psychological conditions, including addiction. Any changes made to the DSM have a major impact on the way patients with psychological conditions are treated and the types of treatment insurance companies will cover. Because psychological disorders typically lack…

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Non-Alcoholic Beer and Wine: Not Dangerous?

For recovering alcoholics, non-alcoholic beverages seem like a safe way to indulge their guilty pleasure without actually lapsing. It may be safer and healthier to consume non-alcoholic beer and wine, but these drinks could have negative effects on your recovery. If you are considering non-alcoholic beverages as an alternative to the real thing, please consider…

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