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Lifestyle Changes to Manage Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
by Amy Scholten, MPH
Management of AUD will require some permanent changes in your life. These strategies may be combined with other aspects of treatment:
Keep in mind that relapses are common and expected. If you have a relapse, do not get discouraged—get help.
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Last reviewed March 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Adrian Preda, MD
Last Updated: 4/10/2015
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