Earlier this month Janene Holter, senior supervisory agent in the state attorney general’s Office of Public Engagement, delivered some sobering words of advice at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville on helping to prevent overdose of opioids, even if they themselves were not addicted or actively prescribed opioid based medications like Vicodin,
Obtaining an objective view on your own life requires a certain kind of self awareness. Self awareness itself in this meaning doesn’t mean the fact that you can claim you are a person or alive, but the ability to take a personal inventory of your own actions and behavior in a way in which you can judge them with as little defense as possible.
Alcoholism, also known as Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), is a broad term which the use of alcohol results in psychological or physical problems with the user. The condition has been present for centuries documented as far back as the 1647 when Greek monk Agapios documented alcohol misuse and effects. Alcohol itself has been around since at least 7000 BC,