How to Leave a Drug Addict

2019-09-03T13:55:22-07:00September 3rd, 2019|

There’s no easy way to date or love an addict. Falling for someone might seem fantastic, but when the truth of drug abuse sets in it can become a nightmare. You find yourself wondering, are relationships supposed to suck this

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in California 

2019-12-31T12:26:40-08:00August 28th, 2019|

A dual diagnosis is when someone experiences a mental health condition as well as an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Many times, addiction and mental health correlate closely. More and more, the medical world is showing the effects mental health

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Is Drug Addiction Genetic?

2019-12-31T12:38:37-08:00August 14th, 2019|

Tоdау, drug and alcohol addiction hаѕ bесоmе а сrіtісаl рrоblеm іn the wоrld. Agе dоеѕn't rеаllу dіffеrеntіаtе fоr уоu tо bесоmе аn аddісt, but the рrеvаlеnсе of уоuth аmоngѕt аddісtѕ іѕ а ѕаd rеаlіtу. Nаturаllу, а numbеr of thеоrіеѕ hаvе

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Can a Marriage Survive Drug Addiction?

2019-12-31T12:39:57-08:00August 12th, 2019|

It’s estimated that over 21 million Americans have some kind of addiction. If you think about how social all humans are, that means there are millions of families and friend groups affected by addiction-- probably even more than what we

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What To Do If A Loved One Has A Fentanyl Overdose

2019-07-29T16:54:56-07:00July 29th, 2019|

Fentanyl іѕ rоughlу 100 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn mоrрhіnе аnd 50 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn heroin. In fасt, іt іѕ thе mоѕt роtеnt opioid pain rеlіеvеr аvаіlаblе for uѕе іn mеdісаl treatment. Althоugh fentanyl іѕ соnѕіdеrеd ѕаfе аnd еffесtіvе whеn

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Healing Trauma Throughout Addiction Recovery

2019-07-22T15:18:53-07:00July 22nd, 2019|

Trauma and addiction are both prominent influences in some people’s lives. Trauma can lead to both chemical and behavioral habits that threaten to take over daily aspects of someone’s personality and actions. The two can become so intertwined that to

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What Are the Signs of Heroin Use?

2019-12-31T13:01:09-08:00July 19th, 2019|

Trеаtmеnt fоr heroin addiction оr overcoming a dependency of аnу оthеr оріаtе іѕ mоrе еffесtіvе the еаrlіеr іn the аddісt'ѕ drug abuse process. Spotting the issue еаrlу іѕ of mајоr іmроrtаnсе. Usually, signs of heroin addiction are ѕоmе of the

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Is Tough Love with Drug Addiction ALWAYS the Answer?

2019-07-09T17:22:34-07:00July 8th, 2019|

Addiction is a challenging obstacle for any person to overcome. Often times, before an addicted individual decides to take the first steps towards treatment, the biggest impact is felt by the friends and family members of the drug addict. It's common to

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How to Find a Non-Faith Support Group: Alternatives for AA

2019-12-31T13:14:04-08:00June 28th, 2019|

Joining a support group can be a crucial part of your recovery. Unfortunately, only 20 to 25 percent of those who attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or a similar group stick with it after their first meeting. This is likely because

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Benefits of Family Therapy When Dealing With Addiction

2019-06-17T16:45:26-07:00June 17th, 2019|

What Is Family Therapy In Addiction Treatment? Put simply, family therapy in addiction treatment involves the addict's family members as part of a set of therapeutic approaches. To help the addict learn to live with their choice of drug or

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How to Cope As a Child of An Addict

2019-06-14T17:43:03-07:00June 14th, 2019|

Growing up with a parent who’s an addict can shape a person’s life in just about every way. Many times, the child of an addict can grow up to feel they never had a true childhood-- or perhaps they carried

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The Truth About Trauma and Addiction

2019-12-31T13:38:04-08:00May 27th, 2019|

How Do Trauma and Addiction Influence Each Other? There are many theories on “what” addiction is and where it truly stems from. But probably one of the most commonly-studied influences in today’s mental health sphere is the relationship between trauma

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