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Physical Effects of an Alcohol Addiction

Physical Effects of an Alcohol Addiction If you have an alcohol addiction, it is important that you know the physical effects of this type of addiction. Maybe you don’t have an addiction but you care about someone who does. Knowing all about the physical effects of this type of addiction can give you a better […]

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Use Support Groups to Help You Overcome Addiction

Use Support Groups to Help You Overcome Addiction Many people can’t overcome an addiction all on their own. It is not that you shouldn’t rely on yourself. You are the one who needs to make the necessary changes to overcome addiction. However, it will be great for you if you reach out to support groups […]

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Forgive and Accept Yourself to Let Go of Your Addictive Lifestyle

Forgive and Accept Yourself to Let Go of Your Addictive Lifestyle When you have lived an addictive lifestyle, it is likely that you are holding some feelings towards yourself that aren’t all that great. When you think about letting go of your addictive lifestyle, you may have a difficult time forgiving and accepting yourself as […]

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Overcoming Shame and Getting Support in Recovery

  Overcoming Shame and Getting Support in Recovery When you have an addiction, you live your life for using alcohol or drugs. This takes over your entire life or at least most of it, even if you don’t realize it. While living an addictive lifestyle, you hide many of your feelings. You may even drink […]

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Why Do Meth Addicts Need Inpatient Treatment?

Why Do Meth Addicts Need Inpatient Treatment? Inpatient treatment is available for every addict. Whether someone has an addiction to alcohol, prescription drugs, heroin, meth or anything else, there is a treatment program available to them. Northern California drug treatment centers have been helping many addicts, including meth addicts, with creating individualized inpatient treatment plans […]

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AA is a Great Place to Get Sober Support

AA is a Great Place to Get Sober Support When you are overcoming addiction, you need to get all the healthy support possible. There are many ways you may do this and AA is a great place to get sober support. You may not be sure about Alcoholics Anonymous at first but in time you […]

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Is a Sober Living Home Right for You?

Is a Sober Living Home Right for You? While you seek treatment for an addiction, you have the option of where you are going to live. You may think at first that staying in your home is the best option but that isn’t true for many addicts who want to recover. Some of them choose […]

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What is Experiential Therapy and Will it Help with Overcoming Addiction?

What is Experiential Therapy and Will it Help with Overcoming Addiction? You may hear about many types of therapies that can help someone to overcome addiction. Have you heard about experiential therapy? This is a type of therapy that isn’t talked about as often but the truth is that it does work. If you like […]

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Drug Addiction Myths Too Many People Believe

Drug Addiction Myths Too Many People Believe When it comes to speaking of drug addictions and the truths surrounding them, so many people have things misconstrued. Some people believe that all drug addicts became an addict because of family issues. That is one of the most common myths that too many people believe. There are […]