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Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to Combat Addiction

Many people need guidance and empowerment to successfully recover from a substance use disorder and avoid relapse. However, an addiction to...

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What to Expect During Residential Addiction Treatment

Getting to a place where you are free from the shackles of addiction can feel like a distant locale located a...

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Codependency in Addiction Recovery

Codependency as a condition was discovered as a result of studying relationships within families where an alcoholic was present. This term...

All About the Twelve Steps

If you compare the number of people with a drug or alcohol addiction to those struggling with cancer, you will find...

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What’s the Connection Between Child Abuse and Substance Use?

It may be a truism to say that all children need a safe, nurturing and stable home to grow up in....

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Family Dynamics & Addiction: Are We Helping?

When it comes to the treatment of a substance use disorder (SUD), the family unit is increasingly being considered as a...

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The Connection Between Insomnia and Addiction

If you’ve ever experienced a sleepless night, the memory of the next morning is probably one that you’d prefer not to...

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Hallucinogens Are Not Fun and Games

As far back as biblical times and maybe even beyond, various cultures have engaged in the use of hallucinogens. They are...

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Could You Be Drinking Too Much, Too Often?

Drinking alcohol has been part of many cultures around the world and dates back thousands of years, maybe even as far...

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What Happens When the Body Detoxes from Drugs & Alcohol?

You have probably heard of the practice of “detox” and the many reasons people do it. Maybe you’ve even tried it...