Category: Addiction

The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity.

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Road Blocks to Addiction Recovery

Family members of someone in need of addiction recovery are deeply and profoundly affected by the situation. In the United States, there are approximately 15.1 million adults aged 18 and older have alcohol abuse disorders and this doesn’t include adolescents…

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Addiction Recovery – Barriers to Success

Long-term addiction recovery can be very difficult to maintain and it’s made even harder, when someone is surrounded by an unsupported environment. People trying to remain in recovery face unique challenges when trying to get their life back on track,…

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Why is Fentanyl so Deadly?

Fentanyl = Death There have many reports of people dying due to heroin being laced with Fentanyl, but what people don’t know is that on its own, fentanyl is highly dangerous and often deadly. Fentanyl is an opiate painkiller, one…

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Teen Prescription Drug Use Skyrockets and Parents Have No Clue

The rates of prescription medication overdoses now surpass those of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine combined. In the past, the two most common mind-altering substances tried by teens were marijuana and alcohol. Recently, teens have identified other mind-substances they use and…

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Addiction is a Vicious Lover

With beguiling eyes and sensuous words, addiction finds us in our most vulnerable moments. With promises of unlimited ecstasy and highs beyond what we have ever dreamed, addiction whispers of adoration and devotion, all the emotions we have ever dreamed of…..

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Conquering the Powerful Triggers of Addiction

Environment can play an important role in how well someone will be able to resist the triggers to abuse drugs or alcohol. Normally, a recovered addict may expect cravings and triggers to diminish over time, however, certain people, places and…

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