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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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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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Everything You Need to Know About Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Withdrawal, and Abuse

Cocaine is a popular stimulant drug derived from the coca plant which can be found in South America. The drug makes users overly engaged, very energetic and chatty, or morose, hostile, and aggressive. The physical effects are very strong and abusing cocaine can lead to severe mental and physical disorders. At one time it was […]

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