What Are The Most Addictive Drugs?

What Are The Most Addictive Drugs? While there are varying answers to the question, “What are the most addictive drugs?” many people will tell you that there are a handful of drugs that rank up there as drugs to never, ever try. Why? Because they are so addictive and quite deadly, to say the least. [...]

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What’s Happening with Addiction Treatment Now – New Developments You Should Know About

What’s Happening with Addiction Treatment Now – New Developments You Should Know About   If you’re wondering what’s happening with addiction treatment now, you’re not alone. Sometimes, there are tremendous leaps in the progress we make in this area, and sometimes, things seem to sit pretty still. However, if you’re one of the millions who [...]

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A Personal Note – Will Your Grown Addicted Child Ever Really be Free?

A Personal Note – Will Your Grown Addicted Child Ever Really be Free?   So, today, for a personal note, I wanted to talk a little bit about my grown addicted daughter and her situation. More specifically, I wanted to talk about a conversation I just had with my dad last night about whether there [...]

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Recovery Efforts and Your Choice to Overcome Addiction

  Recovery Efforts and Your Choice to Overcome Addiction Recovery efforts sometimes fail, and there can be several reasons. A significant one is that you just aren’t onboard. Sometimes people go through the motions, putting their bodies in the right place, but leaving their hearts and wills out of it. Lots of times this is [...]

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A Solid Recovery Plan—Overcoming Your Addiction

  A Solid Recovery Plan—Overcoming Your Addiction A solid recovery plan can help you finally overcome your addiction. It’s not an easy process, of course, but with a good plan, the right help and commitment, you can turn things around. You can regain your physical and mental health, and begin to build a happy and [...]

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Hiding Addiction – Why Your Loved One Does It

Hiding Addiction – Why Your Loved One Does It   Hiding addiction is very common. Throughout most of our lives, we encounter people every day that are struggling to hide their addictions and function normally. It’s sad when you think about it, and scary. What if it turns out that your doctor is hiding his [...]

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Aspects of Denial–the Many Faces of Addiction’s Core Symptom

Aspects of Denial--the Many Faces of Addiction's Core Symptom Aspects of denial ripple through an addicted person's life in various forms and some are well-disguised enough to be overlooked. Denial is a core characteristic of any addictive process, and in the most severe forms of an illness can be quite diverse in the way it [...]

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Addicted Thinking–The Impact of Addiction on Thoughts and Beliefs

Addicted Thinking--The Impact of Addiction on Thoughts and Beliefs Addicted thinking involves the thought patterns and thought habits that are common during an addictive process. Often these are present before addiction begins, and are part of what makes a person vulnerable to abuse substances, but many develop them within the course of addiction. They also [...]

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Relationships in Addiction, and Recovery

Relationships in Addiction, and Recovery Relationships in addiction and recovery are common issues that everyone has to address in the process of getting better. Our active addiction affects relationships across a wide range. And, really, no matter what the interactions we have with other people during active addiction, there is some degree of difficulty. Of [...]

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Who is at Risk to Become an Alcoholic?

Who is at Risk to Become an Alcoholic? Alcohol use is promoted in just about every venue around the United States. There are alcohol commercials on television that portray drinking as being America's favorite pastime. There are ads in magazines and billboards on the side of the streets, and plenty of people talking about how [...]

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