The First Week Out of Drug Rehab

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Each year, thousands of people with drug or alcohol dependence challenges make a conscious effort to break the habit. However, the path to recovery has never been a jolly ride in the park. Frustrations arising from relapses can be prevented if you take the right steps, especially from the onset.

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How Fentanyl is Destroying America

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The news media is awash with reports of substance abuse these days. It is hard to pick up a news magazine or browse a news site without reading about tragic deaths due to drug misuse. News reports about famous entertainers or athletes dying from drug overdose have become commonplace. Illicit…

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Helping Children Understand Addiction

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Helping children develop an understanding of addiction can give them a powerful head start in life. As a society, we have had to accept that addiction affects many families. Nearly 23 million Americans – almost 1 in 10 – are addicted to alcohol or other drugs. Many children grow…

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Prescription Painkiller Overdoses – Women Beware

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In recent years, the CDC has published bewildering reports that publicize an overwhelming increase in the number of women who overdose on a daily basis from the use of prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Opana, and methadone. Almost 48,000 women died from prescription painkiller overdose from 1999 to 2010; an…

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Why Getting a Sponsor is Important

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What is a sponsor’s role in your path to recovery? Whether in treatment or in the rooms, you are always encouraged to get a sponsor. Most of the time you wonder why it’s such a big part of the recovery process. A recovery sponsor can play a crucial role…

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A New Perspective on Isolation and Addiction

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Studies researching isolation and addiction have made an interesting connection about the nature of substance abuse. In writing The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think; author Johann Hari pulls from research and his own analysis of addiction to make conclusions about addiction…

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What are the Benefits of Meditation?

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Meditation has some wonderful benefits on a physical and mental level that many won’t understand until they experience it. With meditation, you are allowing positive energy to enter the cells in your body to gain peace, enthusiasm, and joy. For individuals in recovery, incorporating a meditation routine will have…

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Making the Choice for Addiction Recovery

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If you have a loved one who is suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol, you probably wonder why he or she refuses to make the choice for addiction recovery, when recovery is so clearly indicated. Or why does he decide to drive drunk? Why does she choose to forego…

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