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Overcome Addictive Behaviors with SMART Recovery.


Overcome Addictive Behaviors with SMART Recovery

Many people today are looking for help and support for their use, misuse or dependency to drugs, alcohol, gambling or other substances or activities that are affecting their life. SMART Recovery is an addiction recovery support group that's different from 12 Step group meetings. With SMART Recovery...

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The Dry Drunk - Alcoholism and Addiction.


The Dry Drunk - Alcoholism and Addiction

Are You or Is Someone In Your Life a 'Dry Drunk'? If you have an alcoholic in your life whether it be a spouse, family member, loved one, co-worker or friend, you have probably thought at one time or another, "if they would just stop drinking everything would be ok".
This isn't necessarily...

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Relieving Stress and Anxiety During Addiction Recovery.


Relieving Stress and Anxiety During Addiction Recovery

Meditation Can Help Relieve Stress and Anxiety During Addiction Recovery There are many forms of treatment available for anyone seeking help for drug or alcohol addiction. Just as all drugs are different so are the people that use them. The one consequence that drug or alcohol dependency has in...

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Heroin Abuse Is Out of Control.


Heroin Abuse Is Out of Control

Parents and young people need to understand just how serious the heroin epidemic is getting. Teens and young people need to understand just how addictive and deadly heroin use is. In no way should heroin use be compared to other drugs of abuse, from what I'm seeing heroin is one of the most...

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The Perfect Approach to Overcome Your Addiction.


The Perfect Approach to Overcome Your Addiction

There are many forms of treatment available today for people seeking recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol. It's not always easy finding a facility that addresses all of the necessary issues that can lead you to a substance free life with long term recovery. Overcoming addiction isn't easy...

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- A Positive Approach to Substance Abuse.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- A Positive Approach to Substance Abuse

The Benefits of Behavioral Therapy Behavioral Therapy is a form of talk therapy that's used to help individuals suffering from mental disorders recognize and manage some of their symptoms related to their illness. This form of therapy helps people understand what their illness means.
The...

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The Silent But Deadly Side of Prescription Drug Addiction.


The Silent But Deadly Side of Prescription Drug Addiction

Shame, guilt, fear and overwhelming need and dependency are all part of this silent addiction. This silent epidemic is everywhere. There is no state that’s untouched by this addiction. I read an article recently on an Oklahoma News site and the headline said “Oklahoma drug-related...

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Pregnancy, Addiction and Responsibility.


Pregnancy, Addiction and Responsibility

In a previous blog done sometime ago, important information was given relating to pregnancy and drug addiction. Because of the many comment responses, I thought it necessary to talk about it again.
I would like to begin by saying; I can’t imagine how hard, frightening and fearful this...

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Drug Addiction and Pregnancy.


Drug Addiction and Pregnancy

When a woman is struggling with drug addiction during pregnancy, that drug used affects more than just her it affects her fetus as well. The drugs can also have devastating effects on the child when he or she is born. Drug addiction and pregnancy should be treated as a very serious issue.
A...

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Alcoholism and Addiction.


Alcoholism and Addiction

Many people don’t really consider alcohol a drug. After all, it is legal to drink as long as you’re of age. But the real truth is that alcoholism is a form of drug addiction just as serious and harmful as addiction to other drugs. Because alcohol is legal to drink, many people just...

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