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Category: Addiction

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19 August

Intervention is a series of steps you take when you find out your friend or loved one is addicted to a drug and can’t seem to get out of that habit. It is a carefully planned process, where you explain to the person with addiction, about their condition and present your solution to their addiction […]

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18 August

If you’re seeking treatment for addiction, your mind is probably swirling with questions and doubts. Most of those what-ifs and doubts tend to boil down to one thing: fear. You may fear the unknown. You may fear withdrawal. You may fear failure…or success. From the treatment process to figuring out how to pay for rehab, it is perfectly normal […]

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08 August

Do you wish you could feel more resilient as you try and help your child? Would having some ideas help you? Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. ~ Bernard William Self-care helps you stay resilient and weather the ups and downs of your child’s substance use. It lays the foundation for […]

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08 August

Benzodiazepines are prescription psychoactive medications that help people manage anxiety, insomnia and seizure disorders. They are also among the most misused categories of prescription drugs in the United States. Here’s how to recognize benzodiazepine abuse signs in your loved ones or yourself. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, benzodiazepine overdoses increased by nearly […]

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08 August

Are you looking for peace of mind? Would some thoughts on how to feel more in balance be helpful? Over the past decade, I have dealt with the personal hardships of watching my child struggle with substance use. Things are better now, but this experience was challenging. It was a struggle that knocked me off […]

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07 August

I’m excited today to welcome Andrea Seydel, podcaster, life coach, and author who has written a book to help families with addiction. Welcome, Andrea. I’m glad you’re here! Could you share some of your background and what led you to do this work with loved ones struggling with addiction? My training is in positive psychology […]

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07 August

While Vicodin isn’t as notorious as OxyContin or fentanyl, it nonetheless remains among the most misused prescription opioids. But is Vicodin addictive? Here’s what you need to know about the signs of Vicodin and painkiller addiction. What is Vicodin? Vicodin is the brand name of a prescription medication used to manage moderate to intense pain. […]

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07 August

Are you ready to find peace from your concerns about your child? Would you like to find ways to help with all the worrying? Some say you are only as happy as your unhappiest child. When your child struggles with substance use, you most likely feel frustration, anger, resentment, and deep sadness. In the same […]

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