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You Don’t Have to Go Through Recovery Alone

Posted in Addiction on June 29, 2014 | by bill

Many people view the road to recovery as a hard one. While there are challenges, the process can be enlightening and enjoyable. While you are at the treatment facility, you will meet and bond with other people who are also in the process of overcoming their addictions. This will make it easier for you to Read more

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Things to Remember on Your Journey to Recovery

Posted in Addiction, cravings, healthcare on June 23, 2014 | by bill

It is important for people that are battling an addiction to receive support from their friends and loved ones. Even though it may seem as if recovery is unobtainable, it is an achievable goal. To increase your chances of success, surround yourself with a positive group of friends and family. A good support system can Read more

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Support Your Loved One Throughout the Addiction Process

Posted in Addiction on June 19, 2014 | by bill

Addiction can be a challenging process for you and your loved one to go through. While a recovering addict is trying to regain control over his or her life, you are trying to learn how to live with them. It is normal for one to experience feelings of frustration and anger towards a recovering addict. Read more

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Fight the Temptations of Addiction

Posted in Addiction, cravings on June 13, 2014 | by bill

Recovery does not end once you are discharged from the treatment center. Once you have finished your treatment program, you will need to use the skills and resources that you learned, to stay clean each day of your life. While some days may seem harder than others, things will get easier over time. Avoid Stress Read more

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Choose a Treatment Center That Works With Your Lifestyle

Posted in Addiction on June 10, 2014 | by bill

Recovery is not something that should be taken lightly. All too often, people assume that it is easy to refrain from using drugs and alcohol, only to find out later that it is not. Even though you made a choice to start using those substances, their addicting properties can make it extremely challenging for you Read more

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Break Free From the Chains of Addiction

Posted in Addiction on June 4, 2014 | by bill

People that suffer from addiction often encounter obstacles while they are on the road to recovery. While there are physiological and mental challenges to deal with, there may also be other issues such as transportation and finances. People that face these challenges, often resort to helping themselves. By trying to overcome the addiction process on Read more

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Loved Ones Need to Understand the Nature of Addiction

Posted in Addiction, drug abuse on May 31, 2014 | by bill

We are a compassionate society by nature. When we see people struggling with addiction and in need of help, our first instinct is to try to assist them in any way we can. Unfortunately, the help that is sometimes offered does not always improve the situation and may only make things worse. This is because Read more

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Addiction

Posted in Addiction, drug abuse on May 29, 2014 | by bill

It is often difficult to recognize the symptoms of addiction in yourself or in a loved one. In many cases, it is easy to slip into a pattern of denial with regard to addiction, ignoring the fact that you or someone you love is in desperate need of help. Being able to recognize the signs Read more

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Exercise Can Help Prevent Addiction Relapses

Posted in Addiction, healthcare, recovery on May 22, 2014 | by bill

Once you have completed your treatment and are on the road to recovery, you may experience a great deal of temptation in your daily life. It is important that you engage in healthy activities that will reduce the likelihood that you fall back into the patterns that led to your initial addiction, as this will Read more

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Controlling Your Environment for Recovery Success

Posted in Addiction, recovery, Treatment on May 17, 2014 | by bill

During the course of your addiction it is quite likely that you felt, at least to some degree, out of control. This lack of control over your life probably contributed to you continuing to engage in the addictive behaviors that would ultimately lead to the need for treatment. It is important to recognize that not Read more

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