The Dangers of Alcohol Detox at Home

The Dangers of Alcohol Detox at Home

Why You Should Never Attempt This on Your Own Those who are dependent or addicted to alcohol should never detox on their own at home. Going ‘cold turkey’ can put the individual into a state of shock and the individual can suffer...
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11/21 2019
What Really Happens When you ‘Blackout’

What Really Happens When you ‘Blackout’

The Dangers of Excessive Alcohol Consumption While many people downplay ‘blacking out’ when drinking alcohol, it is a serious side effect that can be detrimental to your health, safety and wellbeing. If you experience a lapse in memory and regularly question, “What...
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11/19 2019
Co-Occurring Disorders, Defined

Co-Occurring Disorders, Defined

Mental Health and How it Affects Addiction Those who struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol may have an underlying mental health disorder which is at the root cause of their addiction. Close to 50 percent of cases where an individual...
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11/14 2019
Maintaining Sobriety During Special Occasions

Maintaining Sobriety During Special Occasions

Managing Cravings and Temptation When you are a recovering addict, maintaining your sobriety can be mentally exhausting on a regular basis let alone during occasions where drinks are flowing. Learning how to properly manage triggers during holidays and special occasions can be...
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11/12 2019
Dealing With an Alcoholic Partner

Dealing With an Alcoholic Partner

When Substance Abuse is Ruining Your Relationship Having a drink or two with your partner is nothing out of the ordinary and usually, it doesn’t pose any harm. It is when a partner takes casual drinking to the next level that it...
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11/07 2019
The Most Common Myths About Addiction

The Most Common Myths About Addiction

Debunking Misconceptions Surrounding Addiction When it comes to addiction, many people have a misunderstanding of what it truly means to struggle with this disease. There are many myths surrounding addiction that need to be debunked in order for others to comprehend this...
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11/05 2019
Locating and Healing the Root Cause of Addiction

Locating and Healing the Root Cause of Addiction

The Foundation of Addiction Must be Confronted  When an individual is struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, there is often an underlying and root cause as to why. Locating the root cause of addiction can lead to a healthy and...
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10/31 2019
How to Stop Enabling an Addict

How to Stop Enabling an Addict

Stopping the Urge and Pattern of Enabling When a loved one is experiencing an addiction, it takes a devastating toll on the entire family, hence why addiction is considered a ‘family disease’. Those who have a loved one that has a substance...
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10/29 2019
What to do When Your Partner Has a Drinking Problem

What to do When Your Partner Has a Drinking Problem

When a Spouse Abuses Alcohol  When you discover that a loved one has developed a drinking problem, it can take a huge toll on the family and the relationship. It can leave the significant other feeling isolated, lonely, and at a loss...
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10/24 2019
A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach to Recovery Doesn’t Work

A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach to Recovery Doesn’t Work

Generic Treatment Modalities Rarely Prove to be Successful When seeking recovery from addiction, it’s important that you get help from a treatment center that will offer tailored and personalized care. When individuals are given individualized treatment, their chances of success in rehab...
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10/22 2019