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Category: Addiction

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15 March

Across the media and in the news, addicts often get a bad rap. People in society often look down on people who have struggled with addiction. One unfortunate thing about this is that this stigma surrounding addiction prevents many people from reaching out for their desperately needed help. It can be challenging to admit you […]

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03 March

When you think about the recovery process from drugs and/or alcohol, you likely think about the most commonly components it usually includes: abstinence, therapy, meetings, finding a support community, and so on. While these are all important, and do make up the core recovery process often suggested, there are additional practices you can incorporate that can further help you along your journey. One of these is utilizing creativity through […]

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24 February

According to a recent survey, 10 percent of adults in the United States will struggle with a drug or alcohol addiction in their lifetime. That equates to 20 million Americans battling an addiction at any given time. Once you learn this fact, it’s natural to wonder what the root triggers of addiction are. There’s a […]

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18 February

Alcohol withdrawal occurs when heavy drinkers greatly reduce or stop alcohol consumption. Although it most often happens to people with addiction, it can also happen to those who abuse alcohol. People can experience emotional and physical alcohol withdrawal symptoms during this process. The side effects can be scary if people don’t know what to expect. Alcohol Withdrawal […]

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18 February

When your loved one is experiencing a relapse, it can bring up challenging feelings. You feel as though you did everything right: you helped them get into and complete a treatment program, regain control of their life again and get on a new course for success. While you may have done everything in your power […]

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15 February

Recovering Addicts can be an extremely hellacious condition to struggle with. There are millions all around the nation that are dealing with severe addictions to all different types of substances. Addiction can often become pretty involved, which is why individuals often need to attend treatment to actually be able to overcome it. There are numerous […]

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15 February

Addicts as it stands as a significant crisis is such that people struggle immensely with it and with all of the other difficulties that go along with it. When the family members and loved ones of drug and alcohol addicts try to help their loved ones, they often run into the incessant trouble of the […]

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14 February

There is no doubt at this point that drug and alcohol addiction is truly a growing and expanding and extending issue and problem in this country, one of which just gets progressively worse and worse as the years pass by, and one of which absolutely should be addressed as soon as is possible lest it […]

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14 February

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, is a potent, psychedelic drug known for the psychological effects it produces in users, which may include altered mood and personality, distorted perception, and a change in the person’s capacity to think rationally, communicate with others or even recognize reality. This “drug-induced psychosis” can be enjoyable and mentally […]

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13 February

It’s not as hard as it may seem for a person’s harmless social drinking to turn into a full-blown alcohol use disorder, characterized by compulsive alcohol use, loss of control over alcohol intake, and a negative emotional state when not drinking. Unfortunately, people who drink in excess tend to keep their compulsive drinking a secret […]

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