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Getting Someone to Stop Drinking

If you are worried that someone you care about might have a drinking problem, you might instinctively wish to get them to stop. Doing that isn’t easy, though, and it’s something you need to take great care with. Convincing someone to sober up and just stop drinking alcohol is hard because alcoholics tend to become […]

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Telling Your Boss You Suffer from Addiction

Many addicts struggle with their work lives as they sometimes have to put as much effort into hiding their addiction as they do into completing their workloads. They are usually afraid that if their bosses find out about their substance abuse, they will fire them. In reality, however, this may not actually be accurate. Addicts […]

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Telling Your Spouse You Suffer from Addiction

For many addicts, life can become increasingly difficult as they are consumed by both their addiction, as well as the effort to hide it from their loved ones. They worry about what their loved ones would say if they find out and they can’t seem to find away to admit that they are addicted. Things […]

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Addiction: How Women Experience It Differently

Women go through a great deal of unique health challenges, and many of those challenges remain under-treated or simply poorly addressed. The same goes for addiction, according to Dr. Lipi Roy, a physician who specializes in addiction. In an article on Forbes, Dr. Roy explains how the main gender differences between men and women apply […]

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Telling Your Kids You Suffer from Addiction

As a parent, you want to be a hero to your children; a leader, a provider; a role model that they can love, respect, and look up to. As a parent who suffers from drug or alcohol addiction, you might think that admitting to them that you have a serious problem will stop them from […]

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Useful Tips for Detoxing from Drugs or Alcohol at Home

Addicts who don’t want to or are unable to commit the time and money to an actual rehab treatment plan might find detoxing at home an appealing choice. The downside is that detoxing from nearly any drug without professional help is most likely going to be very difficult. The physical withdrawal symptoms can become extremely […]

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Quick Guide to Detox: How to Safely Fight Through Withdrawal

Detoxification, or detox as it’s most commonly referred to, is typically the first step in the treatment process for substance abuse. It’s a process that can last for several days or sometimes weeks. There are some programs which are designed to last only through the most difficult phase of the detox process, while others last […]

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How to Cope During Drug Detox

No one expects detoxing to be a walk in the park, in fact, depending on how severe the addiction was, the withdrawal symptoms can be extremely unpleasant – so unpleasant that they can act as a very strong deterrent against quitting drugs. There are, however, a lot of things one can do to make this […]

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