Exploring Sobriety
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Exploring Sobriety

Did Alcoholism Ruin My Mind?

After ten years of heavy drinking, I worried that my brain had suffered permanent damage.

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Ruining My Mind

One of my greatest fears when getting sober was that I hadn’t quit drinking soon enough to prevent permanent damage. I knew that quitting alcohol would be great for my health, but what if I was already too late?

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Benya Clark

Benya Clark

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I’m a lawyer turned writer from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, and more. Subscribe to my weekly newsletter at exploringsobriety.com.