Category Archives: Basics of Addiction


10 Ways to Get Your Loved One to Stop Drinking – Part 2

This is Part Two of Our Series on 10 Ways to Get Your Loved One to Stop Drinking Alcohol.
4. Create a Recovery Plan Together
If you have successfully made the person see the effect of drinking on their life, and they accepted […]

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alcohol abuse

10 Ways to Get Your Loved One to Stop Drinking Alcohol – Part 1

This is Part One of our series on 10 Ways to Get Your Loved One to Stop Drinking Alcohol. 
Getting a loved one to stop drinking alcohol is not easy. People that abuse alcohol, get emotionally attached to it. And your negative […]

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life after rehab

Life After Drug Addiction – How to Get Back to Normal

The most difficult thing after recovering from a drug addiction is living with the fear of relapse. Having control over your life is ready hard enough without the burden of addiction. Unfortunately, it might get even harder as the years pass. […]

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Steroid Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Although many people associate steroid abuse with fierce athletes, the truth is anabolic steroids are also a serious problem in high schools and colleges around the country. This is due to the fact that they can induce puberty and encourage […]

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behavioral health

Everything You Need to Know About Behavioral Health

If you search for the term “behavioral health” online, you’ll find several articles that explain the difference between behavioral and mental health. In the past, these two terms were used interchangeably. However, over the last few years, people started to […]

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The Importance of Family Therapy in Addiction Recovery

An addiction can destroy families as much as it can destroy the individual.  The causes of substance abuse are varied and complex and family issues can contribute to and perpetuate the addiction. Addiction is often called a “family disease” since […]

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mental health

How Addiction Affects Your Mental Health

With a substantial increase of depression in youths, the U.S. is facing an alarming situation with co-occurring mental health issues and substance use disorders among teens and adults.
According to NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse), more than half of people who […]

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Understanding Slips vs. Relapse

In addiction recovery, there are always going to be bumps in the road. There is a great probability that individuals battling addiction will use alcohol or drugs again, even after treatment. When people do return to their life-threatening habits, the […]

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rehab treatment

8 Tips to Help you Get Through Rehab Treatment

For some, going to rehab is a waste of time (and money), a dreadful experience that doesn’t affect their recovery in any way. For others, the right rehab treatment will save their life.
Choose you addiction treatment center carefully. Here are […]

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drug overdose

How to Help Someone who Overdosed On Drugs

Every year, the number of people dying from drug overdose increases, with males leading in the number of deaths. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the number of deaths from all drugs in the U.S. has increased from over 20,000 […]

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