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Long Term Effects Of Drug Addiction
Long Term Effects Of Drug Addiction

Long Term Effects of Drug Addiction Drug addiction can lead to numerous physical and mental health problems in the future. Drug addiction causes long-term changes to the brain which makes quitting almost impossible. Examples of physical health problems are lung...

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Loving Someone In Active Addiction
Loving Someone In Active Addiction

Loving Someone in Active Addiction. There is a constant overwhelming feeling of fear and worry when you love someone in active addiction. Whether it be a friend, child, parent or spouse the nightmare is the same. I say nightmare because that’s what it feels like, and...

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Addiction Is A Feelings Disease
Addiction Is A Feelings Disease

Addiction is a Feelings Disease.  When someone is suffering from an addiction, it’s common to see spouses, family members, friends and colleagues become emotional as they witness someone they care about the struggle. However, what people might not consider is that...

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20 Things To Do Instead Of Using Or Drinking
20 Things To Do Instead Of Using Or Drinking

Call your sponsor, your best friend, or a family member: You have positive people in your life rooting for you! They are here to help keep you on track. You got this! Read a book: Get lost in a great book and live inside the mind of a character's thoughts. Be them for...

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How to ask for help with Addiction?

How To Ask For Help With Addiction. Substance use can have a significant negative impact on your life. While older adults are the least likely to ask for help, it can be a difficult step for anyone struggling with addiction. If you have not been able to stop using...

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What Happens To The Body When You Drink Alcohol

What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Alcohol. Ever wondered how alcohol travels through your body and what it does while it's there? This blog explains what goes on from the first sip until the next day. We all know alcohol does something in our brain. For lots of...

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Mental Health & Your Drinking

Mental Heath & Your Drinking We’re often told alcohol is a depressant, but what effects can drinking actually have on our mental health? Taking a break from alcohol can clear a foggy brain and help encourage you to get support for any underlying problems you might...

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Coping with Cravings

After the initial high of the first few days off the booze, when the first flush of motivation starts to wear thin, you might start to feel cravings for a drink. Cravings are often not about the booze itself, but about a particular moment, trigger or emotion. When...

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