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The Complications of Heroin Use in Pregnancy

The Complications of Heroin Use in Pregnancy

Heroin is a highly addictive drug that is harmful to users, and can cause numerous problems for a pregnant mother ...
Heroin and Pain Pill Addiction

Heroin and Pain Pill Addiction

Heroin is being used more and more, and a lot of times individuals who get addicted to heroin initially start using
Homelessness and Recovery Issues

Homelessness and Recovery Issues

Addiction and homelessness can often go hand in hand and they are both difficult problems to overcome. Especially ...
Signs of Addiction

Signs of Addiction

There are many symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. Ironically, the individual who is addicted is ...
Is Sex Addiction Real And Does It Need To Be Treated?

Is Sex Addiction Real And Does It Need To Be Treated?

Self Magazine online highlights the dichotomy between sex addiction being real or not real. Between all the ...
Will Our Family “Go Back To Normal” When Our Loved One Goes To Treatment?

Will Our Family “Go Back To Normal” When Our Loved One Goes To Treatment?

After spending years trying to deal with and manage a loved one’s mental illness, a certain nostalgia can happen in
How Important Is Timing With Addiction And Mental Health Treatment?

How Important Is Timing With Addiction And Mental Health Treatment?

Timing is of the essence when it comes to treatment for mental health disorders and substance use disorders like ...
Self-Care Should Be For The Whole Family

Self-Care Should Be For The Whole Family

Self-care is an important part of recovery. The recovering individual themselves are not the only ones who get to ...
Why Should I Be Paying For “Equine Therapy”?

Why Should I Be Paying For “Equine Therapy”?

Addiction and mental health treatment should be cut and dry. You send your loved one in, they get their act ...
Why Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work (And Not Work) For So Many People?

Why Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work (And Not Work) For So Many People?

Addiction treatment and recovery in general has come under a lot of fire for its reliance upon the “12-Step model”.
Addiction Needs To Be Coordinated, Not Criticized

Addiction Needs To Be Coordinated, Not Criticized

There’s a grave discord in addiction treatment. Many facilities are single service. Some have a full spectrum of ...
What Does “High-Functioning” Mental Illness Mean?

What Does “High-Functioning” Mental Illness Mean?

Your loved one has a job. They have a spouse. They own a home, have children, make their payments on time, are ...
The Complications of Heroin Use in Pregnancy

The Complications of Heroin Use in Pregnancy

Heroin is a highly addictive drug that is harmful to users, and can cause numerous problems for a pregnant mother ...
Heroin and Pain Pill Addiction

Heroin and Pain Pill Addiction

Heroin is being used more and more, and a lot of times individuals who get addicted to heroin initially start using
Homelessness and Recovery Issues

Homelessness and Recovery Issues

Addiction and homelessness can often go hand in hand and they are both difficult problems to overcome. Especially ...
Signs of Addiction

Signs of Addiction

There are many symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. Ironically, the individual who is addicted is ...
Is Sex Addiction Real And Does It Need To Be Treated?

Is Sex Addiction Real And Does It Need To Be Treated?

Self Magazine online highlights the dichotomy between sex addiction being real or not real. Between all the ...
Will Our Family “Go Back To Normal” When Our Loved One Goes To Treatment?

Will Our Family “Go Back To Normal” When Our Loved One Goes To Treatment?

After spending years trying to deal with and manage a loved one’s mental illness, a certain nostalgia can happen in
How Important Is Timing With Addiction And Mental Health Treatment?

How Important Is Timing With Addiction And Mental Health Treatment?

Timing is of the essence when it comes to treatment for mental health disorders and substance use disorders like ...
Self-Care Should Be For The Whole Family

Self-Care Should Be For The Whole Family

Self-care is an important part of recovery. The recovering individual themselves are not the only ones who get to ...
Why Should I Be Paying For “Equine Therapy”?

Why Should I Be Paying For “Equine Therapy”?

Addiction and mental health treatment should be cut and dry. You send your loved one in, they get their act ...
Why Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work (And Not Work) For So Many People?

Why Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work (And Not Work) For So Many People?

Addiction treatment and recovery in general has come under a lot of fire for its reliance upon the “12-Step model”.
Addiction Needs To Be Coordinated, Not Criticized

Addiction Needs To Be Coordinated, Not Criticized

There’s a grave discord in addiction treatment. Many facilities are single service. Some have a full spectrum of ...
What Does “High-Functioning” Mental Illness Mean?

What Does “High-Functioning” Mental Illness Mean?

Your loved one has a job. They have a spouse. They own a home, have children, make their payments on time, are ...

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