Overcoming Your Addiction – You Know You Need to, but Can You Do It?

Overcoming Your Addiction – You Know You Need to, but Can You Do It?   Overcoming your addiction is hard. If it weren’t, you wouldn’t be looking at an addiction. You might be looking at something more like an obsession or a love. Definitely encompassing, but easier to walk away from than a full blown [...]

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When Substance Abuse Turns Into an Addiction – Identifying it and Fixing it

When Substance Abuse Turns Into an Addiction – Identifying it and Fixing it   When substance abuse turns into an addiction, it can come as quite a shock. How does this happen? When did it happen? Can you fix it? Would you fix it, even if you could? This is what it’s like for many [...]

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Understanding Addiction in Loved Ones – Do they even Really Care?

Understanding Addiction in Loved Ones – Do they even Really Care?   Understanding addiction in loved ones is really hard. Do they even really care about you and your life? Are they grateful that you go to all the trouble to help them out all the time? They sure know how to make you feel [...]

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Lost to Addiction – It’s much more common than We Realize

Lost to Addiction – It’s much more common than We Realize   When you have a loved one that is lost to addiction, it can be really devastating. We never want to have to admit that our friends and family members struggle so much with something like an addiction for many reasons. We also never [...]

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Narcotics–What Exactly Are They?

Narcotics--What Exactly Are They? Narcotics is a term commonly used and heard, but often with some confusion. In fact, the term means various things in different settings. Generally, narcotics are considered addictive and potentially harmful substances in whatever way the classification is cited. We tend to think that whenever a drug is designated as a [...]

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Addiction Education – Should we be Giving Our Kids More of It?

Addiction Education – Should we be Giving Our Kids More of It?   Addiction education is something everyone can use more of. It’s a complicated disease with no clear solution, but often when people are educated about the effects of addiction and given a true look at what it is like, it can reduce the [...]

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Brain Factors Leading to Addiction

Brain Factors Leading to Addiction If you have wondered why you have an addiction and some others you know do not, you are not alone. There are actually some brain factors that relate to the reasoning behind your addiction. Learning more about these brain factors may help you decide to get addiction treatments too. If [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Brain Factors Leading to Addiction

Everyone Gets High, Right? The Truth Behind Your Loved One’s Lies

Everyone Gets High, Right? The Truth Behind Your Loved One’s Lies   If you have an addicted loved one, it’s going to seem from their stories that everyone gets high, right? After all, you’re not around all of that stuff, but if your addicted loved one tells you that everyone everywhere uses or drinks casually, [...]

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No Addiction: What is the Truth?

No Addiction: What is the Truth? There are many addicts who are in complete denial. They may not be aware or just have convinced themselves in some way or another that they do not have an addiction. If you are trying to convince yourself that you don’t have an addiction, there is a hindering truth [...]

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Combined Drugs and the Potential for Harm

Combined Drugs and the Potential for Harm Combined drugs have a serious potential for harm. In fact, most lethal drug related deaths involve more than one drug. The risk of dangerously combining drugs increases during intoxication when judgment is impaired and inhibitions are lowered. Also, people who have been addicted for some time are at [...]

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