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Posts tagged ‘addiction recovery’

Addiction Rehabiliation

Written on: May 21st, 2009 By:

Addiction Rehabilitation Addiction not only affects the individual, it affects everyone around him or her. Family members, friends, employers all suffer the effects of an individual’s addiction. Addiction is a disease that plagues mind, body and spirit. It has been defined as a disease in that it is chronic, progressive and fatal if left untreated, […]

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Addiction Treatment

Written on: May 21st, 2009 By:

Addiction Treatment When it’s time to get addiction treatment, where do you go for help? How do you know which addiction treatment center is right for you? It’s scary enough to admit you have a problem that you can no longer control, but finding the right place for you can feel overwhelming. Just the idea […]

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Alcohol Abuse

Written on: May 13th, 2009 By:

Alcohol Abuse People who turn to alcohol to deal with life situations, events or problems demonstrate the patterns inherent in alcohol abuse. When alcohol becomes the dominant coping mechanism for dealing with life and life situations, this is called alcohol abuse. Unless someone learns the tools necessary to start dealing with life on life’s terms, […]

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Addiction

Written on: May 1st, 2009 By:

Addiction Whether you struggle with alcoholism or drug addiction, you are fighting a disease that occurs on a three-part level. Addiction is an obsession of the mind, an allergy of the body and a spiritual malady. Addiction has to the power to rob you of relationships, family, career, health and sanity. Most people have to […]

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12 Step Program

Written on: May 1st, 2009 By:

12 Step Program Do you struggle with addiction? While there are many programs available to help overcome addiction, the most successful method has proven to be the 12 step program.  There is a lot of misunderstanding surrounding the 12 step program, most often associated with the founding principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Over the years, the […]

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Effects of Alcohol Addiction

Written on: March 24th, 2009 By:

Your alcohol or drug addiction has taken control of you and you have lost sight of who you truly are. Your family doesn’t recognize that person you’ve become. Forsaking them for the drugs and alcohol, you have chosen people that feed your addiction. Misery loves company, and people who abuse drugs and alcohol flock together. […]

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Learning Disabilities and Substance Abuse The first question that needs to be answered is, Is there actually a relationship between learning disabilities and substance abuse?  We can feel pretty confident in saying that there is.  What we don’t know is the precise relationship.  So now we need to tackle a more difficult set of problems […]

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Addiction and Teens

Written on: March 9th, 2009 By:

Addiction and Teens It’s not uncommon to see addiction and teens in the same category. Some teen addictions consist of video games and television but they can also include eating disorders or alcohol and drug addiction. Many parents are in denial of teen alcohol and drug addiction, believing that their child may just be struggling […]

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Often,  it is believed that “all a drug addict or substance abuser needs is a little encouragement, some willingness to change, a few behavioral changes … and addiction problem solved.” Unfortunately for the addict or substance abuser, it’s just not that easy. Society, as a whole, most generally holds several misconceptions about substance abuse and […]

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Addiction Recovery Importance

Written on: July 18th, 2008 By:

Drug rehabs are very important tools in drug addiction recovery for many reasons. They offer the crucial support and encouragement that may be very difficult to find otherwise. They also can establish lifelong friendships, useful in replacing the drug-centered relationships of the past. Addiction recovery can also be a difficult time of healing for friends […]

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