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What does it mean to “be an addict” and work in the field of addiction treatment? Essential reading for anyone who uses critical thinking to examine addiction. More progressive thoughts on addiction here.
People diagnosed with Dependent Personality Disorder tend to process behaviors, emotions, and thoughts in a way that puts them at a higher risk of developing addictions. How can Dependent Personality Disorder be recognized and treated? Learn here.
Consuming larger quantities of alcoholic drinks, frequently and for a long period of time can cause significant physical and mental changes. More in this infographic.
Silence is deadly. If you or a veteran you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, reach out for help!
In this article, learn how William "Ted" Hartwell addressed his gambling addiction, and how he maintains his recovery from the addiction to this day.
Can old friends be good sober friends? Sometimes! Learn which friendships are toxic and should be avoided; and which ones you should nurture and can help your recovery. More here.
Tools to help you reduce anxiety. A practical guide for those in addiction recovery!
How can we cope with betrayal in addiction recovery? Words of wisdom from Dr. Louise Stanger.
Dealing with an addiction problem and looking for help? Check out this book review and learn more about the practice of praying and the way it can help you regain hope and love during your addiction recovery.
Practical suggestions for keeping your feet on the ground in recovery from addiction.
What are the physical, emotional and social challenges in the treatment of opioid dependence? Clare Waismann explains major issues in treating the growing population in this article. Plus, she addresses what factor effective treatments for opioid dependence need to address. More insight here.