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MAINTAINING A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ADDICTED FAMILY MEMBER IN RECOVERY

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Some people struggle to maintain a relationship with those who fall victim to drug or alcohol addiction. All ends of family members, friends, and loved ones struggle with finding a way to help the person they care about. The stress and damage that trails after drug or

COCAINE ADDICTION SYMPTOMS

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Cocaine is a highly addictive drug but not all users are addicted to it. Those who are addicted to it believe that they are not addicted at all. They see themselves as being party poppers or people who can never be addicted to anything because they are employed and have a house along with a

THOUGHTS ABOUT THE NATURE OF ADDICTION

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Addiction can be described as a searching disease, addicts always looking for something. The addiction attempts to fill a hole inside them. Addicts look for something without finding it, so they find it in drugs, alcohol, shopping, or gambling. Gambling serves as

OVERCOMING THE PAIN OF WITHDRAWAL IS ONLY THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS THE RECOVERY FROM DRUG ADDICTION

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When a person starts to abuse addictive drugs, changes start to occur in a person’s life. The reasons for starting on these drugs are multitudinous, but the results are not that varied because regardless of how he arrived at the path of addiction, he arrived.

TAKING CONTROL OF DRUG ADDICTION – 5 STRATEGY POINTS FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF ADDICTS

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Drug addiction is a devastating disease and help can be found through addiction counseling. The devastation is felt in every aspect of life. Family, friends, finances, and careers all suffer when a person is addicted. When that kind of devastation happens, a

DETOXIFICATION

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Detoxification is the process of clearing the body of drugs or substances that an individual has been consuming over the past years. The purpose of detoxification is to safely manage withdrawal symptoms after the person stops consuming drugs or alcohol. Every person requires a different approach to detox as per the

4 KEYS TO THE FIRST STEP OF ADDICTION RECOVERY

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Asking for help from someone can be a difficult task to perform for an addict. Sometimes they begin to realize that they have some problem in their life but they don’t know where to go to get some help. It can be embarrassing to come face to face with another person and admit the fact that there is some obstacle in life that

SIGNS OF COMMON ADDICTIONS

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It can be saddening to see someone close suffering from an addiction. Confronting the person about it can be even more difficult, so you want to be sure before broaching the subject. The good news is that all addictions have common signs that can help you identify a problem. If you are familiar with these signs it can

WHY ADDICTION IS A DISEASE AND NOT A SYMPTOM?

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Any person who has lived through addiction will claim that addiction is a serious disease that requires proper treatment. Alternative treatment centres are cropping up all across the country that helps addicts recover from their addiction. They view addiction as the symptom of an underlying disease and if the condition is treated,

CIGARETTE ADDICTION FACTS AND RECOVERY FROM A HIGHLY ADDICTIVE DRUG

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Nicotine is an addicting substance. This is true when tobacco is smoked. The effect is similar to taking nicotine. Nicotine increases certain neurotransmitters in the brain: dopamine, Norepinephrine, and serotonin. These neurotransmitters create euphoria in the pleasure center of the brain. This is the major reason nicotine is so