overcoming addiction isn't a straight path

Why Overcoming Addiction Isn’t a Straight Path

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost While it is safe to assume that Robert Frost was not speaking of overcoming addiction when he wrote this, recovery is more like walking through the woods on a…

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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…