Tag: Drug Rehab Australia

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10 May

Overdosed, it’s a scary word that nobody likes to consider happening to someone they love. For the millions of people living with addiction themselves or who love someone with an addiction, it is a constant and legitimate fear, especially when so many people are overdosing on drugs across the country. Far too many people die […]

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03 May

When it comes to addiction recovery, one of the most important things a person can do is surround themselves with supportive people. If you have a loved one who is currently in treatment or has recently completed treatment, it would be a good idea to figure out how you can help support them as they […]

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26 March

Having a partner who will hold your hand even during your worst moments is a big blessing. Even though relationships are meant to be happy, a simple downfall can ruin the trust between a couple. In cases of substance use disorder, the home can change from a haven to a place full of turbulence. You […]

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25 March

Motherhood, addiction, and recovery are all complicated things in and of themselves, but mix them all together, and what do you get? Something that can be difficult to navigate. Ask anyone that is a mom, and I am sure they will tell you that motherhood is one of the most rewarding experiences a woman can […]

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18 March

We might not be able to control what’s happening in our world, but we can control how we react to it. While this is an especially challenging task to someone in recovery, focusing on gratitude is a great form of self-care to keep one’s mindset positive and upbeat. Saying Thank You for the Little Things […]

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17 March

When you are on the path toward sober living, changes in your lifestyle and habits become part of the program. While in the thick of your addiction, paying attention to good nutrition may have been on the back-burner. Eating well was secondary to getting that next fix, and your body was lacking in nutrients and […]

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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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24 February

According to a recent survey, 10 percent of adults in the United States will struggle with a drug or alcohol addiction in their lifetime. That equates to 20 million Americans battling an addiction at any given time. Once you learn this fact, it’s natural to wonder what the root triggers of addiction are. There’s a […]

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18 February

Alcohol withdrawal occurs when heavy drinkers greatly reduce or stop alcohol consumption. Although it most often happens to people with addiction, it can also happen to those who abuse alcohol. People can experience emotional and physical alcohol withdrawal symptoms during this process. The side effects can be scary if people don’t know what to expect. Alcohol Withdrawal […]

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