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When Is It Time For Alcohol Treatment?

When Is It Time For Alcohol Treatment?

These sections are based on the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, NCADD, self-test for ...
Taking The Shame Out Of Addiction And Recovery

Taking The Shame Out Of Addiction And Recovery

Addiction isn’t a shame. There’s nothing shameful about addiction or recovery. Addiction can’t be a shame because ...
Talking To Your Family About Drugs And Alcohol

Talking To Your Family About Drugs And Alcohol

Most parents like to think it won't happen to them, it won’t happen in their home. Yet, addiction and alcoholism ...
5 Reasons You Should See A Counselor While Your Loved One Is In Treatment

5 Reasons You Should See A Counselor While Your Loved One Is In Treatment

As the family member, parent, spouse, friend, or loved one of someone who was struggling with addiction, you’ve ...
3 Things Your Loved One Needs To Stay Accountable After Treatment

3 Things Your Loved One Needs To Stay Accountable After Treatment

What now? It’s often the question families and their loved ones are faced with during discharge planning. 30 days ...
Relapse Does NOT Have To Be Part Of The Story

Relapse Does NOT Have To Be Part Of The Story

Addiction is a mental illness which creates chemical changes in the way the brain works. From a passing occasion to
How Do You Bring Recovery Home After Treatment?

How Do You Bring Recovery Home After Treatment?

Without creating concrete changes in the way a recovering individual lives their life, it isn’t going to be worth ...
What Happens After Rehab?

What Happens After Rehab?

Most professionals agree: thirty days just isn’t enough. The old saying goes that it takes 90 days to break a ...
4 Phases Of An Intervention

4 Phases Of An Intervention

The first step in solving any problem is admitting there is a problem. You’re having a problem getting a loved one ...
What Are The Risks Of Solo Transportation Between Phases Of Treatment?

What Are The Risks Of Solo Transportation Between Phases Of Treatment?

Common logic: if you don’t know, then you don’t know, at least until you even think about it. If you don’t know ...
Why Do People Use Marijuana?

Why Do People Use Marijuana?

Even though marijuana is now legal to use medicinally in many places, many misconceptions about it and why people ...
Medicinal Benefits and Uses of Marijuana

Medicinal Benefits and Uses of Marijuana

Medical marijuana refers to the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or basic extracts which are used to treat ...
When Is It Time For Alcohol Treatment?

When Is It Time For Alcohol Treatment?

These sections are based on the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, NCADD, self-test for ...
Taking The Shame Out Of Addiction And Recovery

Taking The Shame Out Of Addiction And Recovery

Addiction isn’t a shame. There’s nothing shameful about addiction or recovery. Addiction can’t be a shame because ...
Talking To Your Family About Drugs And Alcohol

Talking To Your Family About Drugs And Alcohol

Most parents like to think it won't happen to them, it won’t happen in their home. Yet, addiction and alcoholism ...
5 Reasons You Should See A Counselor While Your Loved One Is In Treatment

5 Reasons You Should See A Counselor While Your Loved One Is In Treatment

As the family member, parent, spouse, friend, or loved one of someone who was struggling with addiction, you’ve ...
3 Things Your Loved One Needs To Stay Accountable After Treatment

3 Things Your Loved One Needs To Stay Accountable After Treatment

What now? It’s often the question families and their loved ones are faced with during discharge planning. 30 days ...
Relapse Does NOT Have To Be Part Of The Story

Relapse Does NOT Have To Be Part Of The Story

Addiction is a mental illness which creates chemical changes in the way the brain works. From a passing occasion to
How Do You Bring Recovery Home After Treatment?

How Do You Bring Recovery Home After Treatment?

Without creating concrete changes in the way a recovering individual lives their life, it isn’t going to be worth ...
What Happens After Rehab?

What Happens After Rehab?

Most professionals agree: thirty days just isn’t enough. The old saying goes that it takes 90 days to break a ...
4 Phases Of An Intervention

4 Phases Of An Intervention

The first step in solving any problem is admitting there is a problem. You’re having a problem getting a loved one ...
What Are The Risks Of Solo Transportation Between Phases Of Treatment?

What Are The Risks Of Solo Transportation Between Phases Of Treatment?

Common logic: if you don’t know, then you don’t know, at least until you even think about it. If you don’t know ...
Why Do People Use Marijuana?

Why Do People Use Marijuana?

Even though marijuana is now legal to use medicinally in many places, many misconceptions about it and why people ...
Medicinal Benefits and Uses of Marijuana

Medicinal Benefits and Uses of Marijuana

Medical marijuana refers to the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or basic extracts which are used to treat ...

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