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The Benefits of Relapse Prevention for Addiction Recovery.

The Benefits of Relapse Prevention for Addiction Recovery

One of the biggest challenges people face when they're in recovery from any drug addiction is remaining clean for an extended period of time. This is to be expected though because addiction is a chronic relapsing brain disorder and relapse is very common during recovery, especially in the early...

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Problems Associated with Dual Diagnosis.

Problems Associated with Dual Diagnosis

For those unfamiliar with the term, dual diagnosis it is frequently used interchangeably with the terms co-occurring illnesses, comorbid disorders, co-occurring disorders, dual disorder, and also double trouble. People of all ages and from all walks of life experience a dual diagnosis, sadly they...

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AfterCare Recovery Options Once Addiction Rehab Is Completed.

AfterCare Recovery Options Once Addiction Rehab Is Completed

Recovering from alcoholism or drug addiction is never easy and adjusting to life while remaining clean and sober on a daily basis after rehab is completed, can be extremely challenging for anyone when they return to their normal environment. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication for a person...

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Tips for Substance Abuse Recovery.

Tips for Substance Abuse Recovery

Have you stopped drinking or using drugs and you're having a hard time staying positive and focused on your recovery? Do you find there are times when your mind wanders back to the days when you were drinking or using drugs no matter how hard you try not to think about it? Are you keeping your...

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Binge Drinking Can Lead to Alcohol Poisoning.

Binge Drinking Can Lead to Alcohol Poisoning

There are a lot of different considerations that you need to make when it comes to the use and potential abuse of alcohol. Many people think that drinking is okay in moderation, or that if you only do it every once in a while it is not going to harm you. In the meantime it is these people who are...

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Understanding the Recovery Process.

Understanding the Recovery Process

Understanding addiction and what it entails to abuse a substance is the first step in overcoming said addiction, or helping a loved one to overcome their addiction or substance abuse problem. Understanding what the recovery process entails will help you to go into your recovery knowing what to...

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Increased Risks Associated with Chewing Khat.

Increased Risks Associated with Chewing Khat

Khat is a stimulant drug that is derived from a shrub that's called the Catha edulis and is used by millions of people around the world for its euphoric effects when a person chews the leaves of the plant. These effects are similar to what a person experiences when they abuse cocaine and...

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The 12th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous .

The 12th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous

Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these Steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principals in all of our affairs. I'm sure we all have our own definition of a spiritual awakening, to me it's a feeling of contentment, happiness, and inner peace that...

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The 11th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous .

The 11th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous Step 1 - We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-that our lives had become unmanageable. Alcoholics Anonymous Step 2 - Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Alcoholics Anonymous Step 3 - Made a decision to turn our will and our lives...

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There's More Than an 'Intense Rush' Experienced When Cocaine is Abused.

There's More Than an 'Intense Rush' Experienced When Cocaine is Abused

A lot of people focus on how addictive cocaine is but may not realize how destructive cocaine use can be on a person physically and mentally. When a person tries cocaine for the first time they not only experience a rush of euphoria but they usually become mentally alert and feel energized at the...

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