Addiction, Rehabilitation and Recovery Article Topics (p. 26 of 42)

  • Addiction Intervention Planning

    Addiction Intervention Planning

    When someone is dealing with an addiction, one of the hardest parts of them getting help is often simply to admit that they are having a problem. Unfortunately it is much too easy for a person to just completely deny that they are struggling with some kind of a drug addiction.
    When this problem occurs, what it often takes is someone else staging an intervention, and that intervention being...

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  • Teens Drinking at Home Under Parental Supervision - What's Your Opinion?

    Teens Drinking at Home Under Parental Supervision - What's Your Opinion?

    Here's a controversial subject that brings on heated opinions among a lot of people today, do you think that parents should let their teenagers drink at home with them or at least under their watchful eye? Most parents today worry about their children binge drinking with their friends during their teenage years or when they're young adults which they should be.
    Drinking with friends is a...

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  • Recovery Success Stories That Inspire Others

    Recovery Success Stories That Inspire Others

    I know people continually hear us say that addiction doesn't have to be a life sentence, there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and that recovery from substance abuse and addiction is attainable. It's a long process for some people especially if they're chronically addicted to alcohol or other substances but recovery is achievable and you can heal and maintain a healthy substance free...

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  • How to Discuss Alcohol Use, Abuse and Addiction with Your Child

    How to Discuss Alcohol Use, Abuse and Addiction with Your Child

    For parents, they have more of an influence over their children's decisions and values before they choose to use alcohol or not. That makes having serious talks about alcohol in your home at a young age important. Ultimately, your child needs education to prepare themselves for the peer pressure they will experience in social situations as they mature. As parents, it is our responsibility to help...

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  • Phase 3 of Effective Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Dependence, and Chronic Addiction

    Phase 3 of Effective Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Dependence, and Chronic Addiction

    Anyone that's abused drugs or alcohol for any length of time understands how hard it is to maintain sobriety when they try to stop especially when facing life's ups and downs and normal stresses. When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol their life becomes unmanageable, their health is compromised and their way of thinking becomes impaired.
    Substance abuse affects a person's memory,...

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  • Phase 2 of Effective Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Dependence, and Chronic Addiction

    Phase 2 of Effective Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Dependence, and Chronic Addiction

    Last week we talked about treatment for substance abuse and the importance of a recovery program that consists of 3 separate phases of treatment. Detoxification is just the first phase but a very important step for most people recovering from substance abuse. There is so much more to addiction than just the physical and emotional cravings for the substance.
    If all a person needed to recover...

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  • Phase 1 of Effective Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Dependence, and Chronic Addiction

    Phase 1 of Effective Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Dependence, and Chronic Addiction

    Addiction Takes Place in Various Forms There are many different forms of treatment and recovery programs available today for anyone suffering from addiction. It doesn't matter what form of addiction a person is living with in their life, the mental and physical effects that a person goes through are debilitating.
    Unless a person can begin to understand their addiction and develop the skills...

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  • Digital Drugs and I-Dosing

    Digital Drugs and I-Dosing

    I haven't heard about this before and possibly parents haven't either, 'digital drugs' and 'i-dosing' which involves an "online dealer" and digital drugs that "induce a state of ecstasy" through MP3s. According to wired.com, there's a possibility that this could be a gateway drug that could lead teenagers to "real-world narcotics.
    Somehow these digital drugs can possibly get a person high...

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  • Managing Recovery from Addiction Takes Effort

    Managing Recovery from Addiction Takes Effort

    It doesn't matter whether you're managing recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, gambling addiction, food addiction or tobacco addiction, you have to have a plan and strategy in order to be successful and stay in control.
    The emotional rollercoaster a person goes through when life becomes overwhelming or throws a difficult situation your way can be trying on a good day, but when a person...

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  • Substance Abuse and Heart Related Dangers

    Substance Abuse and Heart Related Dangers

    Did you know that certain drugs or medications can cause arrhythmia? Arrhythmias are associated with the heart. The heart can either skip a beat or add a beat but not be something serious that we always need to worry about. The problem is there are various kinds of arrhythmias and some are serious and life-threatening.
    This is nothing to take lightly because if the arrhythmias are a serious...

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