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
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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 […]
September 7, 2017
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The 5 Stages Of Addiction Recovery

Addiction is an insidious disease that can take hold quickly (in some cases, after first use of some drugs) or develop only after long-term substance abuse. […]
September 4, 2017
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September Is National Recovery Month, And The Nation Is Speaking Up

September is National Recovery Month, a month reserved for celebration by the recovery community – those who have recovered from addiction – and their loved ones. […]
July 20, 2017
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Recovery Skills

You don’t recover from an addiction by stopping using. You recover by creating a new life where it is easier to not use. If you don’t create […]