Coping with a Family Member who suffers from Alcoholism

Coping with a Family Member who suffers from Alcoholism

Many lives are derailed because of alcoholism in the family.  It is not uncommon for an alcoholic father, mother, aunt or uncle to set the stage for a pattern of addiction in subsequent generations. Whether you live in an environment that is favorable...
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11/13 2015
Why Medical Detox is Needed

Why Medical Detox is Needed

Detox is the process where drugs or alcohol are slowly weaned from a person’s body. The mind and body of an addict will struggle through the detox process as it tries to regain balance without the drug or alcohol, and this is...
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11/12 2015
Relapse Prevention Tips and Techniques

Relapse Prevention Tips and Techniques

Addiction recovery is a life-long effort to stay well and sober. Recovering addicts struggle with complex emotional problems and self-destructive behaviors. Addictive people usually suffer from a myriad of emotional issues such as: depression, trauma, grief, anxiety, loss, shame, guilt etc. Any...
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11/06 2015
Family Addiction Treatment

Family Addiction Treatment

Addiction is not only detrimental to the addict, but also to their family. Living with addiction puts a family under constant stress that, at times, can become unbearable. Both the addict and other family members may, at times, feel the harmful effects...
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11/05 2015
Grief and Loss in Addiction Treatment

Grief and Loss in Addiction Treatment

What could grief possibly have in common with addiction treatment and recovery you ask? Plenty! There are many thoughts, feelings and emotions that a recovering addict is trying to cope with during recovery. At times of stress in the past, a recovering...
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11/04 2015