Like addicts, families of addicts can face their own set of symptoms due to the cycle of the disease. But there is hope! Learn where to find help for families of addicts here.
In order to become strong recovering people, we must first establish a connection with something more powerful than ourselves which cannot be uprooted. More on addiction recovery and spiritual awakening here.
The purpose of a Change Analysis in substance abuse treatment is to try to open up an honest conversation about what is really going in the mind of those we are trying to help. More about what a Change Analysis involves, and major points of discussion here.
The wrong food choices can increase your state of anxiety, stress and inability to sleep and function. In addition to caffeine and sugar, what food should you avoid in addiction recovery? We explore here.
Five ideas on how to express gratitude in addiction recovery. Plus, why gratitude is so important.
Overcoming an addiction requires that you deal with life. Five (5) steps to overcoming an addiction by dealing with the psycho-emotional problems that compel addictive behaviors here.
What does it take to hit bottom? When you hit bottom, what can you do next? Guest writer Julie Stirn explores here.
Living in a halfway house provides you with an immediate community of recovery support. More pros for halfway house living here.
To help and alcoholic or drug addict get help, prepare yourself first and then confront the addict. 1. Be sure addiction is present. 2. Educate yourself about addiction. 3. Build a network of support. 4. Avoid codependency.
You can identify an addiction using common sense as well as physical, behavioral and psychological warning signs. More here on identifying addiction.