Leah Carroll's mother was strangled to death by a mob-connected drug dealer, and her dad succumbed to alcoholism. Now she's telling their story.
By 1730, an estimated 7,000 gin shops were turning Londoners into degenerate alcoholics, leading to violence, widespread addiction, and social devastation.
What pushes women to want to be hammered, surrounded by men who aren't as drunk?
I also learned a lot about scat play.
"I would smell the alcohol on her breath, and it would really stress me out because of my prior drinking problem."
For years, a typical Monday morning would see me covered in my own piss, sick and vodka.
Harm reduction agencies are giving chronic alcoholics "beverage-alcohol" to stop them from drinking poison.
I always felt this sense of emptiness on the inside and knew that, deep down, I would probably die if I didn't do something about it, because I was going down a bad path.
How we think about drink.
When you've got a true problem with alcohol, your only two options are quitting or dying.
The things you think when you start thinking of yourself as an "adult."
According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.