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Clearing Up The Confusion

Clearing Up The Confusion

Most people at some point or another, usually when at their “bottom”, truly desire to be healed from their addictions. I say addiction (s), because no person has just one. Most addicts, and I believe humans in general, have an addictive personality. A desire or impulse to do certain things; often. If you have a…

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5 Tips for a Successful Alcohol Detox

5 Tips for a Successful Alcohol Detox

Every recovering alcoholic's journey to sobriety starts with detox, the stage in which the body gets rid of all traces of alcohol. Many consider detox to be the most difficult part of the recovery process, but the good news is that it only lasts a few days. And once it is over, everything else is…

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Quit Dipping – Discover 4 Simple Steps to Quit Dipping in Less Than a Week!

Quit Dipping – Discover 4 Simple Steps to Quit Dipping in Less Than a Week!

The first thing you should do before you ever attempt to quit dipping is to learn as much as you can about tobacco and nicotine and how it works in the body. This alone will separate those who really want to quit dipping from the ones who just talk about it. You can search the…

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Addiction: A Progressive Neurological Disease

Addiction: A Progressive Neurological Disease

The disease of addiction is one that has plagued mankind for thousands of years. But while this condition is similar in many respects to other serious diseases such as cancer or heart disease, addiction affects many more aspects of a person's life. This includes severe mental, physical, emotional and spiritual damage that in some case…

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Addiction and Dual Diagnosis Conditions

Addiction and Dual Diagnosis Conditions

Addiction and dual diagnosis conditions are often associated with each other because they so commonly occur together. This has led an entire field of addiction experts to conclude that one must naturally cause the other, resulting in an entire new way of viewing addiction as anything but an independent disease. Instead, there are many experts…

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What Is the Difference Between Alcoholism and Addiction?

What Is the Difference Between Alcoholism and Addiction?

The distinction between alcoholism and addiction is a dying one. For decades alcoholism has been classified separately from addiction even though both have identical symptoms and treatment options. These differences can be seen in the development of huge groups dedicated to one substance or another such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. However the fact…

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Addiction: How Does It Happen?

Addiction: How Does It Happen?

People who suffer from addiction or alcoholism are not merely being weak-willed: they're being tormented by a serious, progressive and fatal disease. Unfortunately, if you've never experienced addiction personally or witnessed its effects on someone you love, it can be difficult to understand how a substance can have such immense power over a person. However,…

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Drug Addiction Treatment Explained

Drug Addiction Treatment Explained

Getting help for drug addiction is often such an intimidating idea that many addicts continue to use rather than expose themselves to the embarrassment or pain that they have associated with reaching out to someone for help. This is in large part due to the fact that television, books and movies have portrayed drug rehab…

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The Warning Signs of Relapse

The Warning Signs of Relapse

There are two basic components to addiction or alcohol treatment: Detox and Clinical treatment, followed by a lifelong program of Relapse Prevention. However, there exists a general misconception that once the initial, intense part of treatment has been completed it's only a matter of staying away from drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, it's not that easy…

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Overcoming Addiction: Setting the Right Goal

Overcoming Addiction: Setting the Right Goal

Overcoming addiction is like eating an elephant, you have to do it one bite at a time. At the outset, it feels like an overwhelming task. Sometimes, what pushes the addict over the edge is hearing that the goal of the process is that they never drink again, or take drugs again, or gamble again,…

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