Addiction Topic Keyword: Substance Abuse (p. 3 of 9)

  • PTSD and Dual Diagnosis

    PTSD and Dual Diagnosis

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a very serious and emotional mental disorder that's brought on by a very traumatic and stressful situation or experience. People suffering from PTSD have either personally been involved with a traumatic event or have witnessed a very disturbing incident.
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can occur at any age and there are...

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  • Underage Drinking Information

    Underage Drinking Information

    Most parents and caregivers are very diligent today trying to stay a step ahead of their children when it comes to underage drinking and substance abuse. They talk with their young children and teens about the dangers involved with drug use as well as the illegal aspect of underage drinking and using drugs.
    It isn't easy being a parent or caregiver today nor is it easy being a kid growing...

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  • Receiving Guidance and Support Due to a Loved One's Addiction

    Receiving Guidance and Support Due to a Loved One's Addiction

    Anyone that's ever been addicted to drugs or alcohol and is now successfully managing their recovery knows firsthand just how debilitating and incapacitating dependence can be. Family and friends will never forget the emotional pain and fear they experienced when their loved one was actively using. But they're grateful and thankful that the person they care about received help and is working hard...

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  • Preventing Underage Drinking

    Preventing Underage Drinking

    Underage drinking is becoming a serious problem. The reason for this is because it is becoming increasingly easy for teens and children to get a hold of alcohol by way of various means. High school parties, for example, are allowing teenagers to get access to alcohol much more easily than ever before. You cannot be next to your teen all the time so there is no way to completely prevent them from...

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  • Holistic Substance Abuse Programs

    Holistic Substance Abuse Programs

    Choosing the right type of substance abuse program to meet your needs is vitally essential. There are a wide variety of different types of substance abuse programs to choose from, including:   Long Distance Programs Local Programs Residential Programs Inpatient Programs Outpatient Programs Long Term Programs Short Term Programs Therapy and Counseling Programs...

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  • Is Your Substance Abuse Treatment Program Right For You?

    Is Your Substance Abuse Treatment Program Right For You?

    According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) there are several things that need to be taken into consideration when seeking a recovery program for substance abuse and addiction. Everyone's needs are different during their recovery from substance abuse and you want to make sure the program you choose provides the best possible treatment that's able to meet your specific needs.
    A...

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  • What To Expect From Addiction Counseling

    What To Expect From Addiction Counseling

    Congratulations, you've decided to seek help for your drug or alcohol addiction. This is the first step toward a positive life of sobriety. It's important to know that coming clean isn't an easy road. However, by choosing a professional treatment center and having an open mind, you can achieve a sober life sooner than later.
    Choosing a Professional Addiction Treatment Program Finding a...

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  • Anxiety Disorder and Substance Addiction

    Anxiety Disorder and Substance Addiction

    One of the biggest causes of drug addiction, alcoholism and substance abuse problems in general is self-medicating. People turn to coping mechanisms in order to deal with what ails them, whether it is stress or depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.)
    Alcohol and drugs make pretty excellent coping mechanisms when people first begin taking them, because the bad feelings...

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  • Tips for Coping with a Loved One's Alcohol Problem or Drug Addiction

    Tips for Coping with a Loved One's Alcohol Problem or Drug Addiction

    It's not easy having someone in your life that you love and care about destroying themselves because of their use of drugs or alcohol. It doesn't matter whether they're an alcoholic, addicted to street drugs or dependent on prescription medications.
    It tears you apart inside to see them slowly destroy themselves right in front of you and you feel helpless and emotionally drained. Their...

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  • 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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