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Signs That Your Parent Is An Addict

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Coping With an Addicted Parent “We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.” – Henry Ward Beecher If it was not for the guidance and influence of our parents, ...

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How To Choose An Addiction Treatment Program That Is Right For You

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Choosing an Addiction Treatment Program When choosing an addiction treatment program it is absolutely crucial that you know what to look for. Because there are so many varying types of addiction treatment programs available, ...

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and Addiction Recovery: How One Netflix Series Proves Recovery is the Greatest Move of All

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October 23, 2020 Netflix released a new series that has become a hit and is changing the way that people look at the game of chess, addiction recovery, and woman's empowerment. Since the release ...

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Best Foods to Eat While in Early Recovery

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Early Recovery and Nutrition Active addiction does a serious number on the physical body. The National Institute on Drug Abuse suggests that some of the more common health-related consequences associated with active addiction include ...

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Understanding the Risks of DMT

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What is DMT? DMT is the slang term for the drug N, N-dimethyltryptamine - a psychedelic drug and hallucinogenic tryptamine. This chemical substance is said to produce a high similar to other hallucinogenic drugs ...

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The Truth About PTSD and Substance Abuse

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Substance abuse is often linked to other mental health disorders. It is commonly comorbid with mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety and unresolved trauma. One of the most common comorbid disorders is addiction ...

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Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment

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Up until the mid-1990s, mental illness and substance abuse were treated separately. Those suffering from mental health issues were frequently instructed to “sober up” if they had simultaneously been using chemical substances. Those with ...

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Do Mental Health Issues Cause Addiction?

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There has always been a very strong link between mental health and addiction. Up until recently, when an individual presented symptoms of a mental health condition and of a substance abuse disorder, the two ...

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What are the Long Term Effects of Adderall & Methamphetamine?

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What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant, most commonly used to treat the symptoms of attention-related disorders. Adderall works by increasing the levels of norepinephrine and dopamine throughout the central nervous system. Dopamine ...

What Makes 12-Step Immersion Program So Effective?

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Despite the central role the 12-step program model plays in many addiction treatment programs, those who have never encountered this approach may not understand what it is and what makes it such a successful tool. ...