Alcohol-Related Deaths: What to Know

Those in the end stage of alcoholism, or late or deteriorative stage, are consumed by their drinking. Years of chronic alcohol consumption have ravaged their body and mind, and their lives revolve around little else other than the bottle. As the disease progresses to the middle stage, drinking continues to increase and dependency develops. Strong […]

How Alcohol and Suicide are connected A Fact Sheet

Clusters of high-rate counties were identified with hot spot analysis. Excess deaths during 2001 to 2017 were estimated for each cause as the difference between the number of deaths observed and expected if rates had remained stable starting in 2000. Beyond current theories regarding the link between suicide and alcohol use, effective prevention requires knowing […]

Opioid Use Disorder

But it’s impossible to tell who could become dependent and misuse opioids. The misuse of opioids — legal, illegal, stolen or shared — is the reason 90 people die in the U.S. every day on average, according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists. If you’re not ready to approach a health care provider or mental […]

How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your System?

Mindful drinking is about being aware of why and how much alcohol you consume. It involves paying attention to the taste and your body’s signals, helping you enjoy a few drinks without overindulging. Sunnyside’s coaches are experienced in helping you practice mindful drinking techniques, and supporting you on your journey. Alcohol can be detected in […]