November 16, 2017
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Recovery from Nicotine Addiction – Healing the Mind

An Overview of Nicotine Withdrawal By Terry Martin | Reviewed by Sanja Jelic, MD Updated September 16, 2016 PRINT  Nicotine withdrawal can cause a host of physical and psychological symptoms […]
November 2, 2017
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5 Tips for Living With a Recovering Addict

Here are 5 ways family members can support their loved one in drug or alcohol recovery. They include common problems family members encounter while living with […]
October 19, 2017
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This is What I Want Parents to Know about Children with an Addiction.

I am in recovery from a substance use disorder and work in the field of advocacy, peer support, harm reduction and treatment. I have days where […]
October 5, 2017
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What is Addiction?

A drug or alcohol addiction has two basic qualities. 1) You sometimes use more than you would like to use. 2) You continue to use despite […]
September 21, 2017
A longtime "maintainance" drug addict, "Joe" shoots up with about $3.00 worth of heroin while hiding in the bushes between I-405 and a downtown exit ramp.

5 TIPS FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF AN OPIATE ADDICT

After working with families and close friends of opiate addicts in the most difficult stage of addiction (4th stage), I’ve noticed one primary characteristic present: negative […]