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  • Addiction Challenges Women Must Face Addiction Challenges Women Must Face

    Addiction Challenges Women Must Face

Addiction Challenges Women Must Face

Substance abuse and addiction are much more complicated than conventional knowledge would suggest. For example, addiction is often caused or intensified by co-occurring disorders. Mental disorders like anxiety, stress, and depression are common co-occurring […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • The Connection Between Disappointment and Addiction Relapse The Connection Between Disappointment and Addiction Relapse

    The Connection Between Disappointment and Addiction Relapse

The Connection Between Disappointment and Addiction Relapse

Addicts in rehabilitation are especially sensitive to exterior forces. In treatment, they are taught different types of techniques and strategies or their issues with cravings and enablers. The emotions and changes that they are […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • The Dangers of Stereotyping Addicts The Dangers of Stereotyping Addicts

    The Dangers of Stereotyping Addicts

The Dangers of Stereotyping Addicts

We have seen how drug addiction is portrayed in movies. They appear to be uneducated, low-income individuals who are irresponsible and do not believe they are doing anything wrong with physical traits such as […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • The Role Professional Interventionists Play in Addiction Treatment The Role Professional Interventionists Play in Addiction Treatment

    The Role Professional Interventionists Play in Addiction Treatment

The Role Professional Interventionists Play in Addiction Treatment

Intervention can be an extremely crucial part of a person’s final decision to enter into addiction treatment.  Since many people either do not realize they need treatment or are resistant to receiving it, intervention can […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Addiction, Rehab|0 Comments
  • Financial Considerations for Those Seeking Addiction Rehab Financial Considerations for Those Seeking Addiction Rehab

    Financial Considerations for Those Seeking Addiction Rehab

Financial Considerations for Those Seeking Addiction Rehab

There are many different costs associated with addiction and getting treatment for it.  Addiction can have a devastating impact on relationships, family, life, and upon finances as well.  When someone is seeking substance abuse […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Addiction, Rehab|0 Comments
  • Is Addiction More About Behavior Than Substances? Is Addiction More About Behavior Than Substances?

    Is Addiction More About Behavior Than Substances?

Is Addiction More About Behavior Than Substances?

The term ‘addiction’ has been the subject of controversy for quite some time. Some believe that the most accurate and reliable way to distinguish a person who is addicted is by assessing how much […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • 5 Ways Unmanaged Anger Can Lead to Relapse 5 Ways Unmanaged Anger Can Lead to Relapse

    5 Ways Unmanaged Anger Can Lead to Relapse

5 Ways Unmanaged Anger Can Lead to Relapse

Anger is considered the most dangerous of all emotions in recovery. While anger is a normal emotion that all of us are likely to experience at one time or another, what makes the difference […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Is Your Brain to Blame for Addiction Cravings? Is Your Brain to Blame for Addiction Cravings?

    Is Your Brain to Blame for Addiction Cravings?

Is Your Brain to Blame for Addiction Cravings?

There have been a multitude of studies done throughout the years regarding how addiction comes into being.  This has included studies regarding physiological, as well as psychological factors regarding the development of addiction and […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • The Language of Addiction: Why Words Matter The Language of Addiction: Why Words Matter

    The Language of Addiction: Why Words Matter

The Language of Addiction: Why Words Matter

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” This childhood truism serves many children well when confronted with name-calling bullies, but it turns out that in addressing the opioid […]

By |August 29th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Conversation vs. Confrontation:  How to Approach an Addict Conversation vs. Confrontation:  How to Approach an Addict

    Conversation vs. Confrontation: How to Approach an Addict

Conversation vs. Confrontation: How to Approach an Addict

Have you ever tried to talk to a person who is drinking or using drugs?  Don’t try to talk to the person when he or she has been drinking or when they are highly […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments