Substance Abuse Counseling Training Blog on Coping with a Alcoholic

Alcohol is the most common addiction among people.  Many families are torn apart due to alcoholism which leads to abuse and domestic violence.  Financial distress and unpaid bills and infidelity all are caused due to the addiction to alcohol.   It is important to be moderate with drinking.  As for those who have to deal with drunk individuals, it can be a heavy burden and difficult process.

Coping with an alcoholic can be difficult. Please also review AIHCP’s Substance Abuse Counseling Training Program


The article, “Dealing With Someone Addicted to Alcohol: 9 Tips To Cope” from Cleveland Clinic’s Healthessentials looks at the best ways to cope with those who are addicted to alcohol.  The article states,

“It starts with a beer, a glass of wine or a cocktail. Then there’s another … and another … and another. You watch as your family member or friend slowly changes with each tip of the bottle.  It’s a routine you’ve witnessed repeatedly — and it never gets less painful to watch. So, what can you do? Addiction psychiatrist Akhil Anand, MD, offers these tips to help you persevere.”

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Please also review AIHCP’s Substance Abuse Counseling Training and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Substance Abuse Counseling.