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Why Escapism is So Attractive to Addicts

on Tuesday, 30 September 2014.

There are a myriad of factors that can contribute to the development of addiction and some of them are unavoidable such as genetic and psychological vulnerability. However, one of the reasons people begin to drink or use drugs is that their substance abuse serves as a method of escape from reality.

4 Reasons Why An Alcoholic Needs To Find Their Own Bottom

on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Watching an alcoholic struggle with alcohol addiction and the many negative effects it has on their life can be a very frustrating and terrifying process for the loved ones of an alcoholic. Addiction is a very dangerous disease for many reasons, not least of which is the fact that when a person is addicted to alcohol they often engage in behaviors that place them in jeopardy.

Breaking Down Gender Specific Challenges for Women in Addiction Treatment

on Monday, 29 September 2014.

Women and men are different in more than just biological ways. The differences between men and women can affect the way they communicate and connect with one another. Because women have certain psychological differences than men, their specific needs can bring up issues when they are receiving addiction treatment.

The Stages of Recovery for an Alcoholic

on Monday, 29 September 2014.

Once a person struggling with addiction makes the decision to enter recovery, they must face a long and often difficult journey. Recovery does not happen overnight and everyone experiences the process differently depending on their background and the severity of addiction.

Treating Chronic Pain In Opioid Addicted Patients

on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Opioid addiction is one of the fastest growing diseases in the country. Each year, thousands of people face addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin, which is made from the same substance as painkillers like vicodin. Opiates are a highly addictive drug that also carry with them serious risks for overdose and other severe health issues.

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