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Dr. Uhr is a psychiatrist that specializes in treating addiction. She is passionate about helping families know what to do when one of their family members struggle with alcoholism and addiction. Her psychiatry training and fellowship in psychopharmacology at Stanford University School of... Full Bio
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Teenage Drinking: Some Scary Facts by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism   Teenage drinking on a frequent basis can be very serious. Alcohol is one of the deadliest drugs with far reaching effects on health. Alcohol addiction startin ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: 3 Ways Binge Drinking Hurts Their Brain by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenagers who suffer from teenage alcoholism binge drink. Teenage binge drinking refers to drinking 5 or more beers in a row (4 for girls). Current research is tr ... Read on »
Your Question About Living With An Alcoholic Husband by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism James asks… my husband is an alcoholic, I want to leave him…? I have been married for three years now and I can not live with his addictio ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: 6 Tips For Teens To “Just Say No” by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As parents, we all want our teens to “Just Say No” to drinking and drugs. Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse is one of the worst problems any family has t ... Read on »
5 Tips To Improve Living With an Alcoholic Spouse by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Anyone married to an alcoholic spouse is familiar with the extreme ups and downs. When your alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife has been drinking, they are most lik ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: 7 Tips to Stop Rapid Relapse After Rehab by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage alcoholism rips a family apart. Every family member is affected at a deep level with feelings of anger, frustration and helplessness. Today, in my practic ... Read on »
Your Alcoholic Spouse: Questions About Setting Healthy Boundaries by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Heather asks… How do I set healthy boundaries with my alcoholic spouse?   Talk to your alcoholic spouse when they are s ... Read on »
Teenage Drug Abuse: Ecstasy Abuse is on the Rise by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage drug abuse of the drug ecstasy  is on the rise. Ecstasy, also known as MDMA is responsible for numerous emergency room (ER) visits. In 2004, there were 10,2 ... Read on »
Teenage Drug Abuse: 8 Bath Salts Facts by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage drug abuse continues to be a significant problem. Most parents are aware of teenage alcoholism , marijuana abuse, ecstasy, and cocaine abuse. However, the ... Read on »
Alcoholic Husband? Are you To Blame? by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Many people married to an alcoholic spouse feel their spouse’s drinking is their fault. Your alcoholic husband probably has already blamed his excessive drinking on ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: 4 Pre-Teen Prevention Tips by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism 1. Keep your pre-teen in structured activities. Boredom and free time foster teenage alcohol and drug abuse. 2. Encourage goals. Having goals and doing well is ... Read on »
Teenage Drinking: 4 Pre-Teen Prevention Tips by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism 1. Keep your pre-teen in structured activities. Boredom and free time foster teenage alcohol and drug abuse. 2. Encourage goals. Having goals and doing well is ... Read on »
Your Questions About Married To An Alcoholic Spouse by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Linda asks… Should I stay with my alcoholic boyfriend of 1 year? I know my boyfriend is an alcoholic. I didn’t know until the last week h ... Read on »
Marijuana Use in Teens Triggers Psychotic Symptoms by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage drug abuse and teenage alcoholism is a significant public health issue. Marijuana is the most popular drug abused by teens. It is not a harmless drug, b ... Read on »
Your Questions About Advice For Wife Of Alcoholic by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Ruth asks… Can you give me good advice for dealing with my alcoholic friend? (who is an alcoholic husband) I’ve made it clear to my friend ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism Facts: The Ugly Truth by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage alcoholism affects the alcoholic themselves, the family, every person who cares about the teen including their  peers and teachers. It is a public health con ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse? 3 Tips to Quit Rescuing by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Your alcoholic husband could NOT keep drinking without your help. Maybe you have even become the breadwinner of the family because he keeps losing jobs due to his a ... Read on »
Teenage Marijuana Use Trends by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage marijuana use (and teenage drug abuse) in general is on the rise. Teenage marijuana use is often seen with teenage alcoholism . Are you wondering about w ... Read on »
Teenage Marijuana Addiction: 5 Signs To Watch For by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage marijuana addiction is on the rise. With each grade (8th through 12th) the rate of marijuana use increases. It is rapidly becoming one of the most common ... Read on »
Your Question About An Alcoholic Boyfriend by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism How An Alcoholic Boyfriend or Alcoholic Spouse Can Be Self-Medicating With Alcohol Is this person an alcoholic? Sharon Asks… There’s a REA ... Read on »