20 Jun Drug Addiction Myths

Addiction recovery is a difficult, life-changing process and addicts need all the support they can get as they work to heal themselves. Unfortunately, many of the myths that surround drug use and addiction hamper the progress of those in recovery. Misunderstandings about addiction as a...

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15 May Removing Blame for Recovery

There are many stumbling blocks on the road to recovery that need to be addressed. One of these roadblocks is blame. Blame is placing fault or responsibility for a problem on a person or a circumstance. No matter where you decide to place blame, it...

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07 May Keys to Rehab Success

Entering a drug rehabilitation program is a big step and it takes a lot of courage to make the leap. With all of the time, resources, emotion, and effort that will be invested in rehab, you want to make sure that you won’t have to...

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25 Apr Healing Family Systems After Recovery

Addiction recovery is not only a life changing event for an addict, it’s one that affects their whole family. Family members who are going to be supporting a recovering addict need to understand that they’re going to go through some changes, too. Families who are...

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11 Apr Overcoming Toxic Shame for Recovery Success

Shame and guilt are two similar emotions, but they are not exactly the same. Guilt is when a person feels badly about something they have done, while shame is where a person feels that they are inherently bad as part of their nature or personality....

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19 Mar Spice Overview

Spice is a very popular drug among teenagers and is used more often than any other drug except marijuana. Spice is actually a group of drugs that are meant give the same experience as marijuana. It is manufactured to look like dried plant matter, similar...

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16 Mar Experiential Therapy: A New Life Pattern

Experiential therapy is a term that refers to a group of different types of therapy in which the patient uses various activities as a catalyst for working through suppressed emotions or subconscious issues. This form of therapy was developed in the 1970s as a way...

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16 Mar 12 Steps to Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous and their 12 step program originated back in the 1930s with Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith. Since its beginning, the 12 step program has been used to help people suffering from all kinds of addictions along the road to recovery. Although it...

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18 Feb Spice Effects and Risks

Spice, also known as synthetic marijuana, is marketed as a “natural,” legal alternative to marijuana. But the reality is that many brands of spice are illegal and even the legal brands carry serious health risks. Many of the damaging effects of marijuana are also present...

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