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What Not to Do to When Helping an Addicted Loved One

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

When you see someone you love damaging their life with the darkness of addiction, it is only natural to want to help drag them out of the hole. However, not knowing how to properly help the… Read More

 

Being the Parent of an Addicted Child

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

As a parent, your instincts cause you to protect your child at all costs. When you find out your child has fallen victim to addiction, it can be difficult to know what to feel and what… Read More

 

The Warning Signs of Addiction

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Addiction can be difficult to spot in yourself or in loved ones. Knowing the warning signs of addiction can help you recognize when someone is in a downward spiral and is in need of help. Addiction… Read More

 

The Five Stages of Recovery

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

It can be hard to admit to yourself that you need help, especially when dealing with addiction. Recognizing the warning signs and knowing when to move forward toward recovery is a difficult process. However, understanding the… Read More

 

Marijuana Legalization’s Impact on Addiction

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Over the past decade, multiple states have legalized marijuana for both medical and recreational use. These changes to the law have had an impact on addiction in these states among different age groups. The legalization of… Read More

 

Medications That Recovering Addicts Should Not Take

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

Recovering addicts make the commitment to stay sober each and every day. Addiction is a chronic disease that could cause recovering addicts to relapse and fall back into old habits. No matter how long you have… Read More

 

Keeping a Sleep Journal for Better Healing

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Many people recovering from substance abuse bear the constant burden of sleep disorders. In fact, those that are currently in the brace of addiction are five to ten times more likely to suffer from a sleep… Read More

 

Methamphetamine Use on the Rise

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms that methamphetamine use is rising, with nearly 1 million Americans hooked on this life-changing drug. Between the years 2015 and 2018, over half of the 1.6… Read More

 

New Treatment Approaches for Internet and Gaming Addiction

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

As technology advances, video games have advanced right along with it. Unfortunately, these technological leaps have also led to a new world of addiction — internet and gaming addiction. It’s one thing to enjoy video games…. Read More

 

Accountability and Addiction: Several Ways to Foster Accountability While in Recovery

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Accountability is accepting responsibility for one’s actions. In the case of individuals suffering from substance use disorders (SUDs), accountability is a significant value to cultivate to maintain sobriety. Accountability leads one to make wise and responsible… Read More

 

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