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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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Understanding Long-Term Rehab

For some addicts, their home environment may have helped shape their addiction, so the thought of returning home after rehab might be difficult to even contemplate. A return home may even mean a return to addiction for some. That’s where long-term rehabilitation programs come in; they are designed to help recovering addicts strengthen their sobriety […]

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Addiction Treatment: Brain Stimulation Possible Answer

Drug addiction is a chronic disease that affects more than 5 percent of the world’s population. Over 64,000 people are thought to have died in the U.S. from a drug overdose in 2016 and according to recent estimates, over 21 million Americans aged 12 and above are living with a substance abuse disorder. We know […]

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Understanding Drug Addiction

Many people have trouble understanding how others become addicted to drugs. They may think that those who use drugs lack moral principles and that they could stop using drugs by simply choosing to. In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease and quitting typically involves more than just a strong will. Drugs change the way […]

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Parents: What You Should Know About Teen Rehab

As a parent, the thought of your child going to rehab can be frightening, more so for teens. Every parent wants to know what goes on in there, what will happened to their children, and if it’s worth the time, effort, and money. What Goes on in There? It depends on the treatment center, but […]

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Tips to Quit Smoking

Most smokers understand that smoking isn’t healthy for them and those around them and they want to quit, but quitting isn’t easy. It is especially difficult if you have been smoking for years and are addicted to nicotine. Beating a substance use disorder requires dedication and perseverance and while some days may be tougher than […]

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