Telling Lies – Why You Do It, and What It Does to Your Relationships

Telling Lies – Why You Do It, and What It Does to Your Relationships   Telling lies. When you think about it, we all do it, but when you’re struggling with an addiction, sometimes it really feels like that’s all you’re ever doing is telling lies. You lie about what you’ve been doing when you [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Telling Lies – Why You Do It, and What It Does to Your Relationships

Deep and Connected Face to Face Relationships – Why You Need Them

Deep and Connected Face to Face Relationships – Why You Need Them   Deep and connected face to face relationships might be one of the most important aspects of overcoming an addiction, but many people don’t really understand the value of them until they live without them. The thing is that it might be loneliness [...]

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Everyone Wants to Know How to Cure Addiction – What They Find can be Daunting

Everyone Wants to Know How to Cure Addiction – What They Find can be Daunting   Everyone wants to know how to cure addiction. It’s the biggest question out there because so many people struggle with this issue. Whether it’s alcohol, illicit substances, pain pills, nicotine, or something more subtle, like gaming, addiction is a [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Everyone Wants to Know How to Cure Addiction – What They Find can be Daunting

Addiction is a Chronic Condition – You Can’t Manage it Without Help

Addiction is a Chronic Condition – You Can’t Manage it Without Help   If you’ve been hearing lately that addiction is a chronic condition, you’re not alone. Research shows that, like many other types of chronic conditions, addiction is a long-term disease that needs to be treated in order to control it. Now, you might [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Addiction is a Chronic Condition – You Can’t Manage it Without Help

No Hope of Recovery – Why So Many Who Struggle with Addictions Feel this Way

No Hope of Recovery – Why So Many Who Struggle with Addictions Feel this Way   Many people who struggle with addictions worry that they have no hope of recovery. They feel like they will always be stuck in the same cycle of using or drinking, trying to quit, doing okay with it, and then [...]

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The Science of Addiction – What’s Really Going On?

The Science of Addiction – What’s Really Going On?   Most of us understand that there is a science of addiction, but when it comes to the brain and the body, we tend to believe that we are in control of what happens no matter what. We believe that addiction is a choice and that [...]

By | November 18th, 2017|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on The Science of Addiction – What’s Really Going On?

Dangers of OTC Drug Abuse

Dangers of OTC Drug Abuse There are many over-the-counter drugs out there. One major problem with this is that so many people are abusing these drugs. Whether you are going to a supermarket, gas station or a small store, these drugs can be purchased no questions asked. Many people think that because of this, these [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Dangers of OTC Drug Abuse

What Addiction Brings With It

What Addiction Brings With It Addict brings tons of life changes, all of them lousy. We're talking about health collapsing, relationships going into the toilet, stability spinning off into chaos...and the list goes on and on. If you're reading this, you're probably pretty familiar with some of those, but if not, read on. Addiction is [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on What Addiction Brings With It

The Dangers of Spice–Synthetic Cannabinoids and Your Health

The Dangers of Spice--Synthetic Cannabinoids and Your Health The dangers of Spice or synthetic cannabinoids have been regularly in the news as Spice use has peaked in the US. Typically, we see reports of its recent popularity and negative, even deadly effects, but there still seems to be a great deal of misinformation about the [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on The Dangers of Spice–Synthetic Cannabinoids and Your Health

Shadow Addiction: What Lies Beneath

Shadow Addiction: What Lies Beneath Shadow addiction, often known as prodromal alcoholism or prodromal addiction, is that thin edge between being functional and being a wreck. The downward spiral looms, but it hasn't quite started. A person can actually stay in prodromal addiction for months or even years. It casts a shadow on everything they [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Shadow Addiction: What Lies Beneath