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23
Jun

Understanding Stress and How to Minimize It in Recovery

When you are in recovery from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you have to learn healthy ways to deal with stress or anxiety. You can no longer use your substance of choice as a way to escape from stress. Because extreme or chronic stress can trigger a relapse, it’s important to understand how stress...
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18
Jun

The Importance of Family Therapy in Addiction Recovery

A drug or alcohol addiction has a disastrous effect on the person struggling with the disease. But addiction also has devastating consequences for that person’s family. Perhaps the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) puts it best: “addiction is a family disease.” Addiction Is a Family Disease Addiction puts everyone in the family...
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25
May

Substance Abuse in the LGBT Community

June is LGBT Pride Month. Pride came about as a result of individual and systemic traumas endured by the LGBT community, including the Stonewall Riot, which occurred in New York in June 1969. Science has confirmed the link between trauma and addiction, so it should not be surprising that members of the LGBT community would...
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closeup of friend putting her hand on friend's shoulder - enabling your loved one
12
May

What Is the Difference Between Helping and Enabling?

It is natural to want to help someone you care about, whether financially, physically, or emotionally. Helping those in need is certainly a good thing, but when that person has a drug or alcohol addiction, there is a fine line between helping and enabling. Many people who are trying to help are actually contributing to...
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24
Apr

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome – An Unexpected Danger During the Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, people struggling with an alcohol addiction are at an increased risk for serious health problems, including withdrawal. At a time when the nation’s healthcare system is strained, stay-at-home orders are in place, and social distancing is needed, some people suffering from an alcohol use disorder may not be...
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15
Apr

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

This year is the 33rd year of celebrating Alcohol Awareness Month. Started in 1987, the purpose of this month is to increase awareness of alcohol abuse and addiction and its causes. Additional goals for this month include reducing the stigma attached to alcoholism, encouraging communities to take part in events that spotlight alcoholism and alcohol-related...
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01
Apr

Are Alcohol-Induced Blackouts a Sign of Alcoholism?

An Overview When a person experiences a blackout from drinking an excessive amount of alcohol, they do not necessarily pass out. Typically, the term “blackout” refers to the amnesia brought on by alcohol. During a blackout, the intoxicated individual is often fully conscious and able to engage in various activities, such as talking or walking....
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06
Mar

Five Myths that Miss the Mark about Substance Use Disorders

Inaccurate Information Sometimes otherwise well-meaning people can be remarkably insensitive—and more importantly, remarkably inaccurate—when giving advice to someone struggling with a substance use disorder. The journey to recovery is difficult enough without having to listen to ill-informed nonsense about your substance use disorder and what it supposedly says about you as a person. Whether you...
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19
Feb

Powdered Alcohol: An Overview

Most everyone is familiar with instant coffee. Just add water and your coffee is ready to drink. You can find instant tea, hot chocolate, milk, and fruit-flavored drinks. But instant alcohol? Yes, by just adding water you can have an alcoholic beverage ready to drink instantly. The product is called Palcohol. Palcohol: Not the first...
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