Bottled Up

What makes an alcoholic?

As you can imagine, I talk to people regularly about alcoholism and alcohol issues.  In many of those conversations I get asked "What makes an alcoholic?" or "What is the definition of an alcoholic?"  I get the impression that alcohol problems and addiction are a mystery to a lot of people. First, they seem to … Read More >

John McMahon interviewed by Harris House

Last year I was interviewed by a treatment provider (Harris House) about our work in Bottled Up.  These are my  responses to their questions. Dr. John McMahon, co-founder of Bottled Up, is an expert on addiction whose passion is to help and support the families of addicts. Here, John shares about his personal experience with addiction … Read More >

Addiction, A Suitable Case For Treatment?

If we are going to reduce the incidence and effects of addiction then, rather than have a system that substitutes one dependence for another, what we really need is a system that allows people to be free of dependence, of any kind

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20 Signs That You May Have an Alcohol Problem

We can all overindulge on occasion but if these occasions are becoming more frequent and you are experiencing an increasing number of these signs then maybe you need to take a hard look at your lifestyle and your drinking.

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