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How to Get Drug Addiction Help After a Relapse
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How to Get Drug Addiction Help After a Relapse

If you are in alcohol or drug addiction recovery, you’ve likely heard the saying “relapse is a part of recovery.” It echoes off the walls in most recovery rooms and group meetings and even though it holds some truth to it, it’s not our most favorite saying. While we don’t want to oversimplify relapse, it’s...

What Is Fentanyl and How Dangerous Is It?
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What Is Fentanyl and How Dangerous Is It?

A new drug has made the headlines recently when it was announced that Prince died due to an overdose of Fentanyl. Everyone is talking about it but, really, what is Fentanyl and what makes it so dangerous? What Exactly is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that has a rapid onset and a...

7 Compassionate Tips for Parents of Drug Addicts
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7 Compassionate Tips for Parents of Drug Addicts

When someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol, the toll it takes on family relationships can be devastating, especially as a parent. It’s likely that you’ve heard many opinions on what to do as a parent with a child suffering from the disease of addiction. Some say to take the tough love approach, while...

When Social Drinking Becomes Something More
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When Social Drinking Becomes Something More

It’s September, and there will be social drinking events. You’ve just started the semester and already you’re beginning to feel that heaviness and exhaustion that is synonymous with relentlessly working toward an education. Maybe it’s been a week or a month and the pressure is beginning to really set in. Pressure from tuition and project...

Addiction Recovery: A Way of Life
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Addiction Recovery: A Way of Life

If someone you love is suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, you may wonder if they’ll ever be completely cured of the disease. While addiction can be effectively managed with treatment, it’s a chronic condition, and recovery is a lifelong process. Understanding the chronic nature of addiction can help you support your loved one’s ongoing...

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