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A Drug and Alcohol Detox Center is the Key to Recovery

Fear of the painful, uncomfortable, and sometimes risky symptoms of withdrawal can keep some people from seeking treatment for drug and alcohol use disorders. While it’s possible to stop using drugs and alcohol without a drug and alcohol treatment center, the DIY method can make withdrawal riskier and more complicated than it is with help. A…

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Have You Found Yourself Quarantined With An Alcoholic Spouse?

Problems are easily hidden during quarantine. Being home during quarantine with an alcoholic spouse is not easy. You may not have noticed your spouse was an alcoholic, or you avoided the truth. Now, you cannot avoid your spouse’s alcoholism. You have no distractions, and this unique situation continues to bring you in direct contact with…

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Recognizing Telltale Addictive Behaviors

Being able to recognize telltale addictive behaviors is important to knowing when to seek treatment. This information applies for self-recognition as well as noticing signs displayed by loved ones. Once you recognize telltale addictive behaviors, you’ll have a better understanding of the treatment you or a loved one need. Signs Of An Addiction When someone…

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Stages of Addiction Recovery

Stages of Addiction Recovery Addiction takes time to develop, as the stages of addiction start with your first use and end with dependency. Since substance abuse disorders get progressively worse, there are also stages of addiction recovery. When you struggle with a substance abuse disorder or addiction, you can deal with troubling and serious consequences.…