Is Addiction A Choice?

Is Addiction A Choice?

The long-debated question: Is addiction a choice? Or is it a disease? Short answer, it’s a disease, but more on that later. Unfortunately, there is still a massive stigma around addiction, making it out to be a choice rather than a disease that can be treated. People...

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Why Do Former Addicts Relapse?

Why Do Former Addicts Relapse?

There are plenty of cases where a former drug or alcohol addict goes through relapse and you can’t help but wonder, “why do they choose to do this to themselves?” To understand why this happens we must first understand relapse. Relapse occurs when someone returns to...

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What The Detox Process Looks Like

What The Detox Process Looks Like

The process of recovery is not an easy step to take, and it takes a lot of patience. Detox from drugs and alcohol can be dangerous, and to ensure safety you have to get assistance from medical professionals. The risk of at-home detox, or when detox is done on your...

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What Comes After Recovery?

What Comes After Recovery?

Have you recently made the decision to live a sober life or are thinking about living one? Have you ever thought about what comes after recovery? Well then, this article is for you! These are the kind of things addicts think about when they are debating whether or not...

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Substance Abuse Among The LGBT Community

Substance Abuse Among The LGBT Community

It is fantastic to see that our country, and other countries around the world, have made steps towards the acceptance of people in the LGBT community. This is a relatively new movement of acceptance, even though people in the LGBT community have been fighting for...

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Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

Prescription Medications have long been reported to be abused by people. This is because these medications are available in drugstores and supermarkets across the world. Typically, prescribed medications are safe to take if used at recommended doses. However, like any...

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Tips For Living A Happy Sober Life

Tips For Living A Happy Sober Life

No one actually wants to be an “addict.” No one wants to sacrifice their friends, family, health, etc to feed an addiction. At the root of every substance abuse disorder, there is a pain. Usually deep pain, that the person is trying to numb the only way they know-how....

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Meth Addiction

Meth Addiction

If you are at all a fan of the show Breaking Bad, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of this drug. Methamphetamine, or meth for short, is one of the most potent drugs on the illicit drug market today. If you are ever in an area that is less than fortunate, chances are...

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Video Gaming Addiction: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention

It’s not out of the ordinary for a person to depend on materials, habits, etc. to cope with difficult situations. Unfortunately, these temporary mechanisms become hobbies, and eventually addictions. One such harmless hobby that has now turned into a worrisome agenda...

How to Manage Withdrawal Amidst the Pandemic

As of today, a significant part of the nation is shut down amid demands for social distancing during the pandemic. This continued call for isolation is causing a number of recovering individuals with drug addiction to face long periods without vital support services...

Yoga Therapy (For Addiction Recovery)

Addiction is a disease and it accounts for 5.3% of total deaths globally. Therefore, all recovery programs are specifically designed to deal with illnesses and disorders. Some time ago, we published a guide on holistic addiction treatment, which mentioned yoga therapy...

How to Support Someone with Anxiety?

If you know someone who is struggling with anxiety, then you have probably felt the urge to help them even though you are unsure of where to start. It's painful to see a loved one feeling weak and tired, and having no motivation to do things they once enjoyed. So if...

Long-term Effects of Addiction

Drug addiction takes only a couple of attempts to develop but takes a huge amount of time to cure and turn life sober again. What's even more horrific is the fact that the addiction might not even completely eradicate from your body and you will always be battling the...

How Does CBD Help With Addiction Treatment?

CBD has gotten incredibly popular ever since it was legalized. It isn't hard to find CBD products nowadays, no matter what type. Although there has been plenty of studies on various CBD benefits, many people are still unaware of the full list of uses that it can have...

How to Effectively Build & Design a Drug Treatment Facility for the Best Client Experience Ever!

How to effectively build & design a drug treatment facility Drug addiction treatment is more than strictly following the recommended state licensing regulations for addiction treatment program Arizona. Various factors come into play that can significantly...

Everything You Should Know About Schedule 1 Drugs

Drugs have a more profound impact on our bodies and mind than we can imagine. They can cause severe dependency and eventually addiction. However, they are classified into different categories depending on legalities and the risk we expose ourselves to when we use...

Importance of Detox for Substance Abuse and Alcohol

If you are looking for substance or alcohol abuse treatment it’s important to understand the importance of detox in terms of recovery. There isn’t a recovery option that is suitable for every substance or situation -- and that’s why finding the right program is...

Everything You Need to Know About Schedule II Drugs

After the Vietnam War in the 60s, using drugs for recreational purposes became a major hit for many Americans. President Lyndon Johnson and President Richard Nixon declared a War on Drugs in 1960 and 1970, respectively. To take measures against narcotics and drug...

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