Why Your Loved One Might be Reluctant to Seek Treatment

Why Your Loved One Might be Reluctant to Seek Treatment

Addiction puts a person at risk for life-threatening health complications. Substance use disorders and  addiction cause brain damage, liver failure, nerve damage, heart attack, overdose, and early death. Mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, or paranoia develop from substance

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How to Approach a Friend about Their Addiction

How to Approach a Friend about Their Addiction

If you are concerned about a friend’s addiction, you might find it difficult to approach them about the issue. When you are concerned about a loved one’s addiction, that person may not think they have a problem. It can be

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The Danger of Alcohol-Induced Blackouts

The Danger of Alcohol-Induced Blackouts

Blackouts were once associated with alcoholism but can happen when a person drinks a lot of alcohol too fast. Blackouts cause long-term damage. High levels of alcohol impair the part of the brain that forms new memories. A blackout is

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Finding Support in Recovery

Finding Support in Addiction Recovery

Support from sober loved ones and friends are import for success in recovery. Positive reinforcement and encouragement strengthens you through the journey to substance-free living. New, sober friendships often develop in group meetings. Sponsors are Very Important In AA, a

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Creating A Healthy Support System For Recovery

Creating A Healthy Support System for Addiction Recovery

During the treatment process, many avenues for support are available right within the treatment grounds. Learning to create a support system outside of treatment is important for transitioning into after care and independence. Family Not everyone who comes to treatment

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Why is Self-Care so Important in Recovery?

Why is Self-Care so Important in Recovery?

Treatment for drug and alcohol addiction is hard work. A person needs to change his or her lifestyle and mindset for their recovery. They must be determined throughout the process and maintain a positive attitude to have a successful response.

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4 Hobbies to Pick Up to Help with Sobriety

Staying sober can be a difficult task no matter what addiction you’re dealing with. When it comes to rehab and addiction treatment, there are many holistic approaches and practices to help you recover from an addiction. That being said, there

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Useful Strategies to Stay Sober After Treatment

Useful Strategies to Stay Sober After Treatment

After treatment, you need to make adjustments and lifestyle changes for recovery. There will be many challenges that put you at high risk for relapse. Plan a strategy in advance to avoid difficult situations that may tempt you to use.

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