This Is What You *Should* Say to Your Loved One Struggling with Drug Addictions pt 1

  Knowing what to say to a friend who has been struggling with addiction is hard. It can feel like there is nothing good to do or say. But the most important thing to remember is that the worst thing you can say, is nothing at all. Silence feeds your friend’s shame. Speak up. Here…

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Is Your Pride Standing in the Way of Your Recovery?

Here are four ways that your pride may be getting in the way of your recovery. To get better, you need to be aware of these issues and check them.   Recognizing that you have a problem Denial is the step most people stay at. They refuse to recognize that they have a problem, even…

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The Challenges of Alcohol Detox

Because alcohol is legal, many people underestimate its addictive power. We also tend to neglect just how challenging withdrawal from it can be. What are the Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal? Withdrawal from alcohol can be incredibly challenging. Detox involves many physical and mental symptoms including: Anxiety Shakiness and tremors Sweating and fever Seizures Visual or…

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