10 Steps to Help You Plan an Effective Intervention

10 Steps to Help You Plan an Effective Intervention

Tips for Staging an Intervention Watching a friend or loved one struggle with drug addiction or fall into the depths of alcoholism is challenging, but the only thing you want to do is help. You want to get your friend or family...
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03/25 2021
How to Help an Addict

How to Help an Addict

Helping a Loved One With Addiction If someone in your life struggles with substance abuse, it’s natural to be concerned and want to help. However, it’s not always easy to know precisely how to help an addict without first obtaining some basic...
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03/18 2021
What Happens When You Overdose?

What Happens When You Overdose?

Symptoms and Effects of a Drug Overdose If you have been struggling with drug addiction or another form of substance use disorder, recognizing the early warning signs of a looming overdose could save your life. And if you have been living with...
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03/17 2021
“Lean” and the Risks of Codeine Abuse

“Lean” and the Risks of Codeine Abuse

Understanding the Dangers of “Lean” and Other Forms of Codeine  Lean is one of the street names for a legal and highly addictive cocktail that’s made from codeine cough syrup.  The name Lean comes from the sedative effects of the drug which...
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03/16 2021
10 Quotes from Celebrities Who Have Beaten Addiction

10 Quotes from Celebrities Who Have Beaten Addiction

Celebrities and Addiction Recovery: Using Their Platform to Educate and Inspire When you’re struggling with addiction and substance abuse, it’s easy to feel alone. You might think no one can truly understand what you’re going through, and worry you will never make...
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12/02 2020
How to Stage an Intervention

How to Stage an Intervention

How to Help Someone Get to Rehab Its easy to feel helpless when someone you love is struggling with the downward spiral of addiction. A person with a substance use disorder has to decide to get treatment for themselves.  But in the...
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10/12 2020
Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Mental Illness and Addiction

Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Mental Illness and Addiction

The Connection Between Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Close to half of those who struggle with a drug or alcohol addiction also toil with an underlying and often undiagnosed mental health disorder. This co-occurring disorder is often the driving force behind...
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10/07 2020
Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Tips for Managing Holiday Woes  While the holidays are intended to be enjoyable and happy occasions, they can also bring about feelings of anxiety and stress, especially for those who struggle with a mental health disorder. If you are recovering from drug...
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09/19 2019