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Signs That Your Parent Is An Addict

By |February 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

By |January 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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, ...

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How to Make A New Years Resolution to Quit Drugs

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Making a New Year’s Resolution At some point in our lives we have all written down a list of personal New Year’s resolutions, looking forward to the year ahead with a sense of optimism ...

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How COVID-19 Plus Drug and Alcohol Addiction Create A Perfect Storm

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The Rise of COVID-19 With 2020 finally behind us, many of us look back on the past year with shock and bewilderment - and many of us look forward to the year ahead with ...

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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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Guardian Staff Participates in Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Thanks to the generosity of our staff our annual Thanksgiving food drive was an overwhelming success. Our locations across the country came together to try and give back to the less fortunate this holiday ...

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Understanding the Risks of DMT

By |November 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 ...

Confronting Character Defects in Addiction Recovery

By |November 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Step 6 “We were entirely ready to have a higher power remove all these defects of character” Step Six Summarized Utilizing the self-knowledge we gained by completing Steps Four & Five, we make a ...

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The Truth About PTSD and Substance Abuse

By |June 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

By |May 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 ...