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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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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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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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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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The Serious Health Risks That Arise from Drug or Alcohol Addiction

It can be hard to identify the point where recreational drug or alcohol use crosses over into addiction, even for professional counselors and doctors. But it isn’t hard to recognize the damage that these substances can cause to a person, a family, or a community. Drug Addiction There is no one exact cause of drug […]

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Is Your Job Pushing You to Addiction?

According to data published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2015, there are some industries where alcohol or drug use are more prevalent that in others. While not necessarily a surprise, it’s interesting to see which people are more likely to develop a substance abuse problem and understand why. Looking […]

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How to Recognize If a Loved One Is Affected by Addiction

Addiction is pervasive, influencing all areas of one’s life. While those suffering from addiction may often try to hide it, there are certain signs that friends and family can watch for that may indicate an addiction. Here are 10 signs that your loved one may be suffering from a substance abuse issue and that it’s […]

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