November 18, 2019

Being nervous about addiction recovery is common. After all, your life will be significantly changed.

The good news is that it will be changed into something better than you may be able to imagine. This list will get you excited about what lies ahead!

For many addicts wh...

November 16, 2019

Is your teenager using drugs? Make sure you know the symptoms of teen drug use and how to treat it, before it turns into a life-long addiction battle.

Teen drug use is a huge problem in today’s society, and this in turn has an effect on families as a whole.

This growing...

November 15, 2019

When you love an addict – whether it is your spouse, family member or friend – it’s only natural to want to help.

But how do you draw the line between supporting and enabling?

Loving an addict, whether a spouse, family member or friend, is an unquestionably difficult sit...

November 14, 2019

For many people, breaking free of addiction begins with an inpatient treatment programme, but there’s a strong day-to-day aspect involved with staying clean and sober.

In this post, we explore what goes into setting up a successful daily recovery practice.

Recovery from...

November 13, 2019

Some people believe that addiction relapse is inevitable – but that is absolutely not true.

Being aware of these relapse triggers is your first step towards long-term addiction recovery.

One of most effective techniques for preventing relapse is to identify your personal...

November 11, 2019

Abstaining from drugs and alcohol is the cornerstone of addiction recovery, but without making other positive lifestyle changes and following a relapse prevention plan your chances of staying sober in the long-term are slim. The following guide will help you keep on tr...

November 9, 2019

Learn about the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal and how to detox safely and successfully.

Getting Help to Detox from Alcohol 

If alcohol abuse is left untreated, a drinker’s body can become physically addicted.

When a person is dependent on alcohol, the threat of withdrawa...

November 8, 2019

Alcoholic drinks are classified as Group 1 carcinogens by the IARC and cited as the cause of seven lethal types of cancer.

However, stopping drinking or staying sober can greatly lower your risk.

SHAFAHOME explores the links between alcohol and cancer and offers advice,...

November 7, 2019

Medical technology is advancing rapidly, and researchers believe they’ve found a way to determine who will and will not relapse.

We take a look at the pros of cons of precision addiction medicine.

Medical technology like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has lead to huge...

November 6, 2019

Choosing the right rehab can feel like a daunting task. But you can take the guesswork out of it if you know the right questions to ask.

Your recovery success depends on the quality of the addiction treatment centre you choose.

To make your choice easier, we’ve compiled...

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October 22, 2019

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