Alcohol and Sleep

The relationship between alcohol consumption and sleep disturbance is complex. Alcohol acts as a sedative and reduces sleep onset latency5, and as such, may be used proactively to relieve insomnia6. However, there is evidence that alcohol consumption also disrupts...

Alcohol Misconceptions: Can Alcoholism be Cured?

Medications also can deter drinking during times when individuals may be at greater risk of relapse (e.g., divorce, death of a family member). For serious alcohol use disorder, you may need a stay at a residential treatment facility. Most residential treatment...

What Is a Sober Living House?

Here are other things that you can expect while residing in a sober living house. Sober living houses are privately owned by treatment facilities that provide continuing support. Although halfway houses have a lot of similarities with sober living homes, there are a...

Management of insomnia in alcohol use disorder

If you feel pretty drunk, you’ll probably fall asleep quickly but have a restless night. Finally, going to bed with alcohol in your system increases your chances of having vivid dreams or nightmares, or sleepwalking and other parasomnias. Alcohol can worsen sleep...