Archive: Alcohol, Blog, Drug Addiction, FAQ, How To, intervention, Mental Health

Signs Of Addictive Behavior

April 5th, 2016

What Are The Signs Of Addictive Behavior? An addiction manifests itself in many ways: mentally, physically, physiologically, emotionally, behaviorally, and even spiritually. Many of these symptoms may be obvious to someone from the outside, whereas some may not. If you believe you or someone you love is struggling with an addiction, it is exceedingly important […]

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Suicide Prevention In Early Recovery

March 24th, 2016

Identifying Why People Commit Suicide In Early Recovery Every person has a different reason for considering suicide while in early recovery. These reasons may seem trite or silly to you, but they are very real to the person who feels them. The following influences are among the most common in people who either contemplate or […]

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Do “Abstinence Only” Treatments Work?

March 17th, 2016

What Are Abstinence-Only Programs? Currently, it is estimated that about 95% of treatment programs are abstinence-based. Abstinence-only programs revolve around the theory that true recovery consists of a constant state of sobriety. These programs derived themselves most notably from the Minnesota module, which includes: Protocol that is commonly based around the twelve steps to encourage […]

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Signs of Alcohol Abuse

February 10th, 2016

Drinking Beyond Safe Limits Safe is a relative term in regards to alcohol consumption. Alcohol abuse arises when casual drinking surpasses what is considered moderate or low-risk drinking. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the following is considered moderate consumption: up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per […]

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How To Get Help For My Mom’s Alcohol Or Drug Addiction

January 11th, 2016

Understand That You’re Not To Blame People who have grown up with a parent suffering from addiction often feel that they are to blame. This is true even as they mature and grow into young and successful adults. An article published in Salon Magazine detailed the way a woman dealt with a mother who was […]

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Scared Straight: Does This Method Decrease Teen Drug Use?

December 29th, 2015

“Beyond Scared Straight” Illustrates The Popularity Of These Programs “Beyond Scared Straight” is a highly popular television program on A&E. It features teens who are suffering from behavioral and drug abuse problems. These teens are taken to a prison, where they spend time among real inmates. Here, the inmates confront them with horror stories about […]

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How To Get Help For My Dad’s Alcohol Or Drug Addiction

December 23rd, 2015

If your father is struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, you understand this concept. So, how can you get your dad the help he needs to get his life back on track? In this blog article we will outline how addiction affects a family, what stance you can take on the addictive tendencies, and which […]

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How To Get Help For My Son’s Alcohol Or Drug Addiction

December 16th, 2015

Watching For Tell-Tale Signs Drug use and addiction will change your son’s behavior in a wide variety of ways. Watch for the following symptoms and behaviors to help decide whether you want to approach your son about addiction: Excessively negative or mean-spirited personality change Sudden disinterest in activities he used to love Changing friend groups […]

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How To Get Help For My Brother’s Alcohol Or Drug Addiction

December 9th, 2015

Pin-Pointing Your Brother’s Addiction Type Addiction experts have broken down the disease of alcoholism into two separate types. The first type affects both men and women and is not considered to be an inherited condition. However, if your father or mother suffered from alcohol addiction, there’s a chance your brother may have inherited type two. […]

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The Fight Against Heroin And Opiate Abuse: Obama’s New Plan

November 12th, 2015

The Washington Post estimated that this new plan would have a moderate effect on the war against heroin and opiate abuse. Heroin and prescription drug overdoses now kill more people than car accidents each year: heroin overdose deaths alone have quadrupled in the last decade. Heroin and opiate abuse is a troubling epidemic and something […]

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Planning An Intervention On An Adult Child Addicted To Drugs Or Alcohol

October 12th, 2015

You’ve raised your child to the best of your abilities, watched them succeed in life, and are extremely proud of all they’ve accomplished. Unfortunately, they’ve developed an addiction that is threatening to tear their lives apart. Unfortunately, an intervention may be necessary. Create The Intervention Team A successful intervention team needs to be filled with […]

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) For Rehab Centers

October 7th, 2015

The Falsity Of Independence Although the glamour of independence is idealized in Western society, being independent is not that easy. We are told to be our own person, work the job we want, take care of ourselves, do what we like without regard for others, and then we might somehow reach a level of happiness. […]

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