Understanding the Cost of Addiction

Addiction knows no boundaries. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. You may not even stop to think about it and before you know it you're dealing with being addicted to drugs and alcohol or...

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Coping with Anger and Alcohol

Alcohol should be enjoyed responsibly and in moderation. It can pair well with a nice meal, or simply add some fun to a party. However, for many people, anger and alcohol go hand in hand. Problems wit...

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Understanding the Differences Between Men and Women in Addiction

In the past, research only looked at how men were affected by addiction. Unfortunately, this medical bias didn't recognize substance use in women is a different type of disorder. However, in the 1990s...

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How To Help An Addict Without Enabling Them

How to help an addict without enabling them? 

This is a question that many people struggle with, as they want to do what's best for the addict but don't want to enable them. 

So, what exactly does it mean to enable an addict?

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How Does Alcohol Abuse Differ from Alcoholism?

There is a big difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Many people don't understand the difference, and often mistake abuse for addiction. In this blog post, we will discuss the key differenc...

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10 Ways to Stop Binge Eating + A Daily Food Journal to Help You Break Bad Eating Habits

Binge eating happens when a person feels an uncontrollable, urgent need to eat a large amount of food in a short period. It's often a response to feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed. If you are ex...

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What's The Root Cause of Addiction?

In the last few years, the public has become aware of an increasing number of people addicted to drugs.  These individuals are often ostracized and seen as morally corrupt.  In response, reh...

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How to Break Sugar Addiction

Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, you're not alone. Sugar is one of the most addictive substances out there. It's no wonder that so many people have a hard time breaking their sugar addiction!  I...

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Recognizing Addiction

Addiction is a serious issue and manifests in a variety of different forms.  It's also a word that get's used more frequently as a joke or hyperbole than an actual description of a struggle someo...

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7 Ways to Kick Your Shopping Addiction for Good

Shopaholics rejoice! This is a blog post dedicated to helping you break your shopping addiction once and for all. We'll explore some of the root causes of why you love to shop and offer some tangible ...

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6 Awesome Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can bring great joy to our hearts, but for people living in recovery, this time of year can be a trigger. With all the stress of cooking, buying gifts, or traveling, staying sober during ...

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Fighting Work Addiction for Your Mental Health

You may be putting in long hours at your job, and could be asking yourself: "Am I addicted to work?" If you feel this way, you are at the right place to begin the process of healing from this rea...

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Drug Addiction and Breaking It's Hold on Your Life

If you are like many, who have fallen into the vice of drug addiction and don't see a way out, this article is here to give you hope and insight into the problems you face. Drugs are a prevalent issue...

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When Exercise Addiction Becomes a Harmful Obsession

Are you or someone you know constantly exercising? If that is the case, then exercise addiction may be to blame. Exercise addiction is an unhealthy obsession with exercise and physical fitness.&n...

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Compulsion vs Addiction: What is the Difference?

Understanding the complex relationship between compulsion and addiction is essential in providing effective treatment and support for those struggling with these conditions.  Both compulsion and ...

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