Category: <span>Family Recovery</span>

Is Alcoholism Hereditary
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Is Alcoholism Hereditary

This may lead you to wonder, will I become an alcoholic if my parents are? Although a family history of alcoholism is one of the known reasons for people to develop alcoholism themselves, it does not mean it is a guarantee. Over the course of this article, we will answer the question, ‘Is alcoholism hereditary?’...

Loving An Alcoholic
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Loving An Alcoholic

Loving an alcoholic parent, spouse, relative, or friend isn’t always easy. While all relationships take work, loving someone with addiction comes with a unique set of additional challenges. And these challenges include things that are mental, physical, spiritual, social, and financial. From the mental health risks on both sides to the physical health scares addicts...

How to Reach Out to a Someone Suffering From Drug Addiction
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How to Reach Out to a Someone Suffering From Drug Addiction

According to this study, our personal network’s attitude towards substance use and recovery can actually impact our future substance abuse. Having a network of supportive friends and family can make all the difference. With this guide, you can determine if your friend is suffering from drug addiction and take the necessary steps to help them.  Become...

Are There Detox Centers in California near Me? A Guide to Finding Your Fit
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Are There Detox Centers in California near Me? A Guide to Finding Your Fit

By the year 2017, nearly 19.7 million American adults were battling with substance abuse disorder. Many of those adults had to face a traumatic series of events that left them wondering “where are there detox centers near me that can help?”. The important thing here is that being able to look for help is one of the...

Sober Living: 10 Valuable Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery
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Sober Living: 10 Valuable Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

After 5 years of abstinence from drugs or alcohol, people with addictive disorders rarely relapse.  Yet that can seem like a long time when you’re struggling with cravings and withdrawals. With the modern understanding that addiction is a disorder and not a failing of a person’s will, experts have discovered coping skills for addiction that can help...

What to Expect from Drug Withdrawal
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What to Expect from Drug Withdrawal

With drug abuse on the rise, the number of Americans seeking rehab has increased. While rehab is an excellent choice for anyone looking to break the cycle of addiction, the process isn’t fun and games. There are side effects one should be prepared for when facing the prospect of drug withdrawal. Some symptoms of withdrawal are nearly...

Time for Tough(er) Love: 6 Unhealthy Signs You’re Enabling Addiction
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Time for Tough(er) Love: 6 Unhealthy Signs You’re Enabling Addiction

As more than 23 million Americans struggle with addiction, there are more than 23 million ways that each addiction is expressed. While we might each find that someone in our life is dealing with addiction, it’s important to know how to react. If we’re enabling addiction in our loved one, we’re not doing our loved ones the...