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Is Lifelong Addiction Recovery Possible?
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Is Lifelong Addiction Recovery Possible?

By on Mar 1, 2024 in Addiction Recovery

Your close family member is dependent on drugs or alcohol. It’s taken over their life. Perhaps they started drinking in their teens. Now, 30 years later, they’re experiencing numerous health complications. Can a person with a lifelong addiction stop using substances? Can they maintain long-term recovery? Many who have a lifetime of drug or alcohol use don’t believe...

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What Are Cravings, and Why Do You Have Them?
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What Are Cravings, and Why Do You Have Them?

By on Feb 16, 2024 in Addiction Recovery

No matter how hard you try, sometimes it’s impossible to think about anything but the drug you know you need to get through the day. Cravings are intense desires to use a substance, and they won’t go away without hands-on support and a change in behavior. The intensity of cravings can leave a person struggling emotionally and physically.  Why Do Cravings...

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7 Signs of Substance Use Disorder in a Loved One
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7 Signs of Substance Use Disorder in a Loved One

By on Feb 13, 2024 in Blog, Substance Use Disorder

Realizing a loved one may be struggling with drug addiction is difficult. Often, we try to deny what’s occurring because it’s too overwhelming to process. Yet substance use disorder can happen to anyone, and when it does, it is often the support of close family members that helps people to recover. There are various causes of addiction – stress, genetic...

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How to Stay Present in Addiction Recovery
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How to Stay Present in Addiction Recovery

By on Feb 6, 2024 in Blog

Addiction recovery is a long process filled with a lot of bright spots. It can be empowering to know you can make a decision about what you will do this weekend without thinking about substances. It can be even better when you accomplish health goals or personal objectives, knowing you did it because you are sober. The road to recovery will likely have a few bumps...

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