hunger and homelessness awareness week

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week | Texas Resources

The week of November 15-22 has been designated as National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. Organizers plan this annual program for people to “come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness.” The number of people experiencing hunger and homelessness is increasing across...

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nutrition and addiction

Nutrition and Addiction | How Your Diet Affects Your Recovery

Addiction can affect physical health in many ways. Not eating well, eating too much, and metabolic disruptions can affect your nutrition when you are addicted to drugs or alcohol. Likewise, your diet affects your recovery efforts in a positive way by contributing to your physical and mental recovery. Challenges in...

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How to Recognize Binge Drinking

One out of every six American adults binge drinks at least four times a month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention call binge drinking the most common, costly and deadly pattern of excessive alcohol use in the U.S. Many mistakenly assume that binge drinking is a more innocent form...

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When High-Functioning Alcoholics Hit Their Tipping Point

Nearly 20 percent of alcoholics are “highly functional.” That means they have good jobs, a large circle of friends and, in some cases, an overall fulfilling life. Because a high-functioning alcoholic might feel as though drinking isn’t affecting their life, they often deny that they have a problem. However, excessive...

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