January 31, 2020

An addiction to drugs or alcohol greatly affects an individual’s body; therefore, discontinuing use is only the first step to a healthy long lasting recovery.

It is a fact that eating healthy foods can make a difference between long term sobriety and relapsing. Let’s ta...

January 29, 2020

In a world where technology allows us to do so much at once, it seems that if you’re not multitasking you’re doing something wrong.

In addition to a career and a family, many people do volunteer work and pursue a degree as well as countless other activities that pull th...

January 27, 2020

Alcoholism does not just happen overnight. The journey from the first stages to the final stage, addiction, will take time.

Unfortunately, alcohol has become widely accepted throughout the world. This has caused many people to ignore the fact that they could be on the p...

January 24, 2020

Many situations that involve a drug or alcohol addiction, a loved one is enabling the addiction.

Before one can understand how they are enabling an addict, they must understand what it means.

Enabling an addiction occurs when loved ones try to “help” an addict, when in a...

January 23, 2020

There is an increasing debate as to whether or not antidepressants are addictive. Some scientists and researchers state that antidepressants do cause a user to develop a tolerance and an addiction while others state the opposite.

What are Antidepressants?

Antidepressants...

January 20, 2020

Injecting drugs is a common method where a substance is injected into a person’s body using a hollow needle and a syringe; such as, heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, and buprenorphine.

Drugs are normally injected into a vein, but can also be intramuscular or subcutaneous.

T...

January 16, 2020

Having a strong support network can make recovery and life much easier for anyone who is suffering with addiction.

As a recovering addict rebuilds their life and their self, a support network can help to motivate and encourage them.

A strong support network includes the...

January 11, 2020

Marijuana or otherwise known as cannabis is a heavily used drug that millions of people around the world are addicted to.

Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the consequences that a marijuana addiction may have.

The second part of our consequences of a marijuana ad...

January 9, 2020

It is very common for those trying to overcome a drug or alcohol addiction to also suffer from other negative emotions; such as, guilt or shame.

This may be partly due to the actions and consequences of their behaviors in which then took part in while being under the in...

January 7, 2020

It is a question that many loved ones of addicts ask counselors, therapists, and doctors; why does a person use drugs or drink alcohol?

For those that do not consume any of these harmful substances it is very difficult for them to understand the reasons why other people...

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