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What Are The Different Stages of Recovery?

May 10, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Health and wellness, Sober Living, Sobriety
The Stages of Recovery from Addiction Recovery from addiction and maintaining abstinence is no easy task. During the stages of recovery, addicts will go through a range of emotions and challenges. Understanding the stages of recovery will help th...
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Are Drug Education Programs Effective?

May 8, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents
The Effectiveness of Drug Education Programs Over the years, we've been led to believe that drug education programs are good for young people, but are they? We look at the effectiveness of this practice. D.A.R.E. As far back as many of us can re...
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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction

May 5, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
Understanding Drug Addiction and Abuse For most people, understanding drug abuse and addiction is simply beyond their comprehension. Over the years, people often get trapped in the mindset that those with substance abuse issues lack moral principles...
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Cocaine vs. Crack: What Are The Differences?

May 1, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse
We Exam The Differences Between Cocaine and Crack To many, cocaine and crack are the same thing. So what are the differences between cocaine and crack? They are both drugs created from the coca plant but the primary difference is that each has its o...
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The Link Between Prescription Pills and Heroin

April 26, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Sobriety
The Link Between Pain Medication and Heroin The link between heroin and prescription pills has long been discussed. We've all heard that there has been a rise in overdose deaths from heroin, or prescription pain pills. In fact, the increase has been...
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What are the Different Drug Treatment Options?

April 24, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Sober living/treatment
What are the Different Drug Abuse Treatments Options? Drug abuse treatment options vary depending upon a variety of factors including the patient's history, evidence of mental illness, existing health conditions, availability of government or insura...
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What Are The Different Stages of Addiction?

April 19, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents
The Stages of Addiction The use of alcohol and other drugs is a topic that has been studied by many experts over many, many decades in an effort to identify the stages of addiction. Over the years, some clear patterns have emerged and while the indi...
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What Are the Effects of Heroin on the Body?

April 17, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, For Parents, Health and wellness, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
What are the effects of heroin on the body? Heroin enters the brain rapidly and binds to opioid receptors on cells located in many areas, especially those involved in feelings of pain and pleasure and in controlling heart rate, sleeping, and breathi...
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How to Support a Friend Who Is In Recovery

April 12, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships, For Parents, Health and wellness, Sober Living
How To Support a Friend During Recovery One of the most asked questions we get from friends of addicts is how to support a friend during recovery. It's only natural to want to be helpful and supportive, but you may feel at a loss as to what can be ...
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