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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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Alcoholic Spouse With Bipolar Disorder? 4 Risks For Relapse by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Are you unlucky enough to be married to an alcoholic spouse who suffers from Bipolar Disorder as well? Bipolar Disorder and alcoholism are chronic, difficult diseas ... Read on »
Teenage Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Is It A Passing Phase? by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Has your teen experimented with drugs and alcohol- maybe smoking pot and drinking alcohol? Has their use become more frequent and you are wondering if this is a pas ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse? Bye Codependency And Save Your Marriage by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Here are 5 consequences on the non-addicted spouse of their partner’s problem with excessive drinking : 1. Increasing worry that your alcoholic spouse will get ... Read on »
Teenage Drug Abuse: 10 Reasons For Parents To Hate Pot by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism In my experience as a psychiatrist treating teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse. I find that parents of teens are often too permissive about their teen smok ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: 4 Prevention Tips for High Schoolers by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse are a major problem. It tears the family apart. Prevention of teenage drug and alcohol abuse should start during a child’ ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse? 3 Tips To Handle Your Distrust by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As a psychiatrist that treats alcoholics (addicts) and their spouses, I have observed that being married to an alcoholic spouse damages a person’s ability to trust ... Read on »
Teenage Drug Abuse: Legal Drugs of Abuse Teens Love by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism I am a psychiatrist specializing in addiction. I have seen an increase of teenage drug abuse in the last 5 years in my practice. Of the teens I treat, they are mo ... Read on »
Teenage Drug Abuse: 8 Reasons Teens Love Pot by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism I am a psychiatrist that specializes in addiction including teenage drug abuse and teenage alcoholism . A number of teens I treat for substance abuse are much more ... Read on »
5 Reasons Your Alcoholic Spouse Procrastinates by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism A character flaw of many alcoholics is the tendency to procrastinate. Does your alcoholic spouse put everything off they can get away with?  Even the functioning al ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: The 8 Curses Of A Drunk Parent by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Is your child suffering from teenage alcoholism? Do you feel it’s your fault because you, the parent, have an alcohol problem or your spouse is addicted? What i ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse in Rehab? Divorce or Stay the Course? by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Is your alcoholic spouse in rehab? It has probably been a very long, painful road for you and your family. Now your spouse has finally agreed to get help. Several t ... Read on »
6 Risks Making Girls Vulnerable to Teenage Substance Abuse by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse is on the rise for girls. What is contributing to girls turning to drugs and alcohol? There are a number of risk factors ... Read on »
Teenage Alcohol And Drug Abuse in Girls Is On The Rise! by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Parents of teen girls beware! More and more teen girls are drinking and using drugs. Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse is showing a frightening trend for ... Read on »
Are You Trapped In Your Marriage To An Alcoholic Spouse? by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Some people that are married to an alcoholic spouse will tell me that they are trapped. They explain that their alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife will fall apart ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: How Much Is Too Much? by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Many teens experiment with drinking alcohol. Some may go though a phase of teenage binge drinking here and there on week-ends. Most teens move on from this without ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse? 4 Tactics To Quit Fighting by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism If you are living with an alcoholic, your married life is most likely filled with anger and chaos. Your alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife is probably very skille ... Read on »
Do Rehab Centers For Teenage Alcoholism/Drug Abuse Even Work by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Do treatment programs, also known as “rehab centers”“,  work for teenage alcoholism or teenage drug abuse? Loaded question! As a psychiatrist specializing ... Read on »
Busting Your Teen For Drug and Alcohol Use? Now What? by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Teenage substance abuse-so common, but potentially with deadly consequences. What should a parent do? Have you “busted” your teen for possible teenage alcoholi ... Read on »
5 Hints That You May Be Addicted To Your Alcoholic Spouse by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Are you addicted to your alcoholic spouse? That probably seems like a crazy question, but think about this. Your alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife is obsessed wit ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: 5 Signs to Recognizing It by addictiondoc Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Many parents are in denial about their teen’s alcoholism. Parents will tell me,”He’s just experimenting” or  ”all the other kids drink” or “she has has a hard time w ... Read on »