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How to Help Someone Struggling with a Weed Addiction

By |2018-01-23T21:30:52-05:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

Smoking weed is often seen as being a pretty harmless pastime--just something people do sometimes to chill after a hard day--a habit that doesn’t really do any harm to others. It’s often justified by comparing weed to another popular drug of choice, alcohol; a less regulated substance which is thought to be more likely to lead [...]

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5 Tips to Choose the Right Drug Rehab Center

By |2017-11-23T01:10:22-05:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

People tend to take the route to rehab with high hopes of sobriety and health again. But for some, this dream doesn't last long as they find themselves back in the shackles of addiction once again. While there are various factors for why a person can relapse, even after completing a good amount of time in [...]

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How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery from Substance Abuse

By |2017-10-17T22:39:07-04:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

Image source:  Alcoholics and addicts require detoxification, counseling and/or therapy, as well as medical intervention in order to successfully undergo withdrawal and stay sober. But they also need proper diet and nutrition, one essential factor that has often been overlooked. Today, more and more treatment facilities and medical experts are giving importance to the role of [...]

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5 Tops Tips To Deal With Alcoholic Teens

By |2017-07-10T14:09:03-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Family, Featured, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

There is absolutely no dispute about the fact that the problem of alcoholism among teens is growing rapidly in every country across the world. One of the most important reasons for that is the easy availability of alcohol in the market. In fact, it’s consumed by people at all the important festivals, social functions and family events including birthday [...]

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Advice on Choosing a Program for Addiction Rehabilitation

By |2017-06-12T22:38:16-04:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Detox, Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|

The best way to rid your life of drugs and alcohol is through a program that is right for you. Of course, there are many Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs to choose from. The following are a few tips on your rehabilitation, so you will have the best chance of success.    "The best way to [...]

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Letting It All Go: What to Expect on Your Road to Addiction Recovery

By |2017-04-19T01:07:37-04:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Featured, Healthy Living|Tags: , |

Making the decision to overcome your substance addiction is a huge step that many people are afraid to take. They are scared of what life will be like without the feeling their drug of choice gives them, no matter how much it’s hurt them and others in the past. But like all negative things in your [...]

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Dealing With An Addictive Personality

By |2017-03-25T07:01:55-04:00March 25th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

We've all heard someone who commits a lot of time, energy, and money to a certain activity say that he or she has an addictive personality. While that person may have a compulsion or simply a habit, it's not necessarily an addictive personality. An addictive personality is a complex psychological condition that compels the person to [...]

Addiction: The Many Paths Taken To Get There And How To Get Better

By |2017-02-15T20:43:14-05:00February 15th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , |

No, no one sets out to become an addict. However, many people believe that the path they are on could never led to substance abuse. The thing is though, anyone and everyone is susceptible to becoming an alcoholic or drug addict if just put in the right set of circumstances. The biggest issue is that many [...]

Throwing a Lifeline to an Addict 

By |2017-01-05T12:44:40-05:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , |

“Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight.” – Traci Lea LaRussa I seriously doubt that anybody, anywhere, at any time ever said “I want to be an addict!” Prescription drugs can be [...]

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End Your Drug Addiction And Begin Life Anew Immediately

By |2016-12-19T21:56:19-05:00December 19th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Drug addiction is disempowering. In addition to compromising your ability to think clearly, substance abuse can ruin healthy relationships and cause you to make decisions that compromise your safety. For these reasons and more, individuals who are interested in overcoming their drug addiction should begin the recovery process immediately. If you're looking for strategies that will [...]

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Rehab 

By |2016-12-09T22:46:42-05:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Life can be difficult. We often make choices that lead to unintended consequences. A path we take may lead us to a place that we did not intend to go.   Perhaps, we did our best to improve our prospects in life by working hard at a career. The path appeared clear enough. Unfortunately, while we [...]

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Addiction and Herbal Therapy: Using Ancient Remedies to Ease Your Journey to Recovery

By |2016-12-03T22:22:42-05:00December 3rd, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , |

Addiction to any type of substance can be a real burden not only to those addicted, but to their loved ones as well. Relying on alcohol or drugs to get through the day is a dangerous health hazard that can put lives and relationships in jeopardy, and getting help can be expensive.   The good news [...]

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Natural Sources for Pain Relief 

By |2016-09-20T21:31:18-04:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Opioid addiction is a serious problem in our country. According to recent science, drug overdoses kill more people than HIV/AIDS and guns, but there is surprisingly little information out there about it. More importantly, there are very few resources for people who might want to avoid opioids and other pain relievers altogether.   "The idea that [...]

Addicts Often Become Violent When They Are High

By |2016-09-20T00:56:22-04:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , |

There are reports of celebrities, including Zac Efron entering a drug and alcohol rehab facility to overcome a dangerous addiction. Some celebrities and private individuals are able to hide their addictions for many years, but unfortunately, their spouses are aware of the problem. When someone is using mind-altering substances, their personality changes, and they may do [...]

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Cocaine Abuse and What to Do About It

By |2016-02-22T14:49:15-05:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you follow current events, you most certainly have heard of the opioid epidemic that is destroying lives in America today. However, while this crisis is certainly worthy of the attention it is receiving and a great effort is being made to treat opioid addiction, the unfortunate truth is that other forms of drug dependency still continue to pose serious [...]

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What Are the Top 5 Signs of Painkiller Addiction?

By |2016-02-18T17:00:41-05:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

An innocent prescription for painkillers from the doctor can lead to a darker problem that is growing in this country. Opioid painkiller addiction is steadily on the rise. The American Society of Addiction Medicine state in their study on addiction for the year 2013 that "1.9 million Americans live with prescription opioid abuse or dependence, while 517,000 [...]

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Should You Use Drug Test Kits in the Home?

By |2016-02-04T18:09:11-05:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Family, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s not a nice thing to think about, but drug use amongst young people is a reality parents these days have to face. Drug test kits are available for home use, but should you make your kids take the test? As much as it won’t be an easy thing to do, there are actually several good [...]

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Holistic Approaches to Addiction and Recovery

By |2015-11-10T22:20:33-05:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

It’s true that being able to recognize and admit that you have an addiction is the hardest step to overcoming that addiction. It is also true that recovering from that addiction and leading a sober lifestyle can also be incredibly difficult. Luckily, there are techniques you can try and steps you can take to ease the [...]

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Addiction Alert: Spotting the Signs and Finding a Solution

By |2015-11-05T16:12:54-05:00November 5th, 2015|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Admitting to an addiction can be a long and painful process before you actually get to the point where you are prepared to admit that you may have a problem and need help. Addressing and dealing with an addiction of any kind often involves getting the support from friends and family to help spot the warning [...]

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