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Silent Suffering in the Courtroom: Lawyers Substance Abuse

Nearly 21 percent of lawyers in the U.S. are physically dependent on alcohol. Roughly 75 percent of lawyers who receive addiction treatment are diagnosed with alcohol use disorder, while nine percent are diagnosed with prescription drug use disorder. Lawyers may seem like responsible, successful people who can manage an addiction all on their own without …

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Alcohol Statistics: Alcoholism Rates are Soaring in America

Over 88,000 die each year due to alcohol related fatalities, which is more than all of the opioid overdose fatalities put together. If the United States is facing an opioid addiction crisis, then there is no question that we are also facing an alcohol addiction crisis. Excessive alcohol use cost the United States 249 billion …

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13 Excuses Alcoholics Make to Themselves and Others

With the high social acceptability of alcohol use, it’s no wonder that so many people fall victim to alcoholism. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to realize when abuse has turned into addiction. Here are some common excuses alcoholics make to keep drinking, and what you can do to help them.

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