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Decision Made – Staying Sober During The COVID-19 Outbreak

A wise quarantine resolution–stay sober. Yet it may be challenging to keep this promise to yourself. However, staying sober during coronavirus can be difficult especially if you’re someone in recovery or fresh out of treatment. You’ve made your decision to quit using drugs or abusing alcohol. You’ve made your decision to take control of your…

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What You Should Know About How Addiction Affects Families

Do you know how addiction affects families? Addiction doesn’t just affect the person who has it. Unfortunately, addiction impacts everyone around that person, especially families. Marriages and parent-child relationships are often ruined by addiction. Fights and tension are exacerbated, finances are strained, and bonds are broken. But for families affected by addiction, there is hope.…

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Risk Factors for Addiction

Risk Factors for Addiction All psychoactive substances have the potential to cause addiction and dependence. Addiction doesn’t have a known cause, meaning that anyone can develop a substance abuse disorder. However, there are several major risk factors for addiction. Addiction has serious consequences. Struggling with a substance abuse disorder can make it difficult to maintain…