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Should You Wait Until Rock Bottom To Quit Drinking?

on Thursday, 07 April 2016.

Should You Wait Until Rock Bottom To Quit Drinking?

Many people believe that in order to quit drinking or using drugs they must first hit "rock bottom". This commonly held belief is actually quite damaging when it comes to seeking treatment for a drug or alcohol problem. It is true that many people in recovery did hit rock bottom, or the point where their lives as addicts became so miserable that they had to get sober, in order to make a change, but it is by no means the only option to getting sober.

5 Ways to Boost Self-Esteem after Rehab

on Wednesday, 30 March 2016.

5 Ways to Boost Self-Esteem after Rehab

Going through the ups and downs of addiction can often wreak havoc on your sense of self-worth. People in recovery may have already struggled with self-esteem problems prior to their substance abuse and the issues simply became worse throughout the rollercoaster of their addiction.

What Is A High Functioning Alcoholic?

on Tuesday, 29 March 2016.

What Is A High Functioning Alcoholic?

There are many people who can continue to function despite having a drinking problem. They can hold down a steady job, have relationships, marriage, children, lots of friends, and lead relatively successful lives. These so called functional, or high functioning alcoholics, still have a drinking problem despite leading what appears to be perfectly normal lives.