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Stress Management Techniques

Stress is often considered one of the great dangers of the modern world. Its effect on your health and well-being can be very devastating. This problem is particularly an issue for those who experience addiction or high levels of anxiety. Therefore, you need to master stress management techniques. The Dangers of Stress Stress causes physical…

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Signs of Alcoholism

The signs of alcoholism are not always easy to detect. Some people can function with an addiction to alcohol for several years. Other people are good at hiding the problem. As a result, someone may not receive the treatment they need until they ‘hit bottom’ and ask for help. There are physical and psychological signs…

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Inpatient Vs Outpatient: Which is Right for You?

Addiction recovery often takes one of two different forms: inpatient or outpatient care. The treatments provided at both are usually the same or very similar. However, each varies slightly in their approach. So, when choosing between inpatient vs outpatient, you need to be very careful and fully understand the benefits offered by both, as you may get…

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Talk Therapy and Your Adult Child

When your child is struggling emotionally, it may feel like everything has been said and done. Some of those words may have been hurtful and false. But when your child is facing mental health or emotional challenges, words may be the solution. Talk therapy may be just what they need. They can begin working through…

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Sober Holidays

The holidays are often a difficult time. This is especially true for those who are new to their recovery journey. Now that you are no longer allowing drugs or alcohol to blur your mind, you may be feeling the full effects of the stress and anxiety that often comes with this time of the year.…

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Sober New Year

As this year winds down, you are looking forward to a sober new year that is bound to much different from the past several you have experienced. In order to get to that point, you have undergone detox and many sessions of both personal and individual therapy. Maybe you are now attending weekly support groups…

Disorders from Drug Use

Mental Disorders from Drug Use

There’s a heavy focus on the physical side effects of drug abuse in the media today. What many don’t realize is you can also develop mental disorders from drug use. The overuse of legal substances like nicotine, caffeine, and even vaporizers can cause anxiety, sleep disturbances, and other issues. Some of these issues may mimic…

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What is Alcoholic Dementia?

Do you worry about memory loss and cognitive decline as you get older? Many people start to think about those issues as they move into mid-life and beyond, but you may need to start thinking about it much earlier if you consume a lot of alcohol. Alcoholic dementia is a medical condition that involves memory…