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Treatment Helps Cultivate Willingness to Stay Clean

on Tuesday, 02 September 2014.

Treatment Helps Cultivate Willingness to Stay Clean

Many addicts enter treatment with a little bit of doubt about their addiction or a thought in the back of their mind that they can still somehow moderate their behavior. They may be terrified at the thought of losing the lifestyle they had and the idea of quitting permanently seems impossible.

Allowing an Addict to Find Their Bottom is the Best You Can Do for Them

on Monday, 01 September 2014.

Allowing an Addict to Find Their Bottom is the Best You Can Do for Them

There is a saying that recovery is only effective for those that want it not for those that need it. Forcing someone to quit their addiction or get help may not work for them because they must first understand that they have a problem and they need help. Denial can be very powerful for people suffering from addiction and telling them that they need to change may fall on deaf ears. 

5 Tips Every College Freshman Needs to Know

on Monday, 01 September 2014.

5 Tips Every College Freshman Needs to Know

Making the transition from high school to college can be a difficult time for teens or young adults that are finally learning to live independently. The pressures of being an adult on your own and dealing with the stress of school work can be a lot to handle in the first year of attending college.

What Makes A Grateful Alcoholic?

on Friday, 29 August 2014.

What Makes A Grateful Alcoholic?

Recovering from alcohol addiction is by no means an easy process. Recovery is a life long process, and any recovering alcoholic knows that in order to stay healthy and sober it is necessary to constantly use the tools that they developed in treatment in order to fight the urges and triggers that are simply a reality in day to day life.

4 Ways To Help The Most Desperate Addict

on Friday, 29 August 2014.

4 Ways To Help The Most Desperate Addict

Addiction is a disease that can be extremely difficult to recover from. When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol, they are very likely to also suffer from conditions like depression and low self esteem, which can make it even more difficult to make the decision to seek help because an addict may not recognize their own self worth or realize that they deserve the chance to be happy and healthy again.