Tag: Addiction

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16 March

Hello, my name is Julie, and I used to struggle with alcohol addiction. After attending addiction treatment in 2012, I became certified as an addiction counselor because I wanted to help other people overcome their addictions. Since getting sober, I have gotten married, have two beautiful children, have paid off my student loans, and have […]

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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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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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13 February

Twelve Step Programs in Danger of Relapsing, just like your recovery, are intended to be an ongoing process in your life.  They are designed to first handle the dangerous situation that drug or substance abuse has caused in your life, then give you actions to do and a spiritual or moral framework to keep you […]

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11 February

There are millions all around the nation that are struggling with hellacious addictions to various substances. Unfortunately, this is not a new issue, as it has been going on for centuries. Although, more potent and prominent substances have certainly contributed to the problem’s growth. Fortunately, while addiction can be an arduous battle, it is far from impossible […]

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