How Addiction Affects Families

How Addiction Affects Families

Addiction is often viewed as an individual experience, but the devastating effects reach far beyond the person using drugs or alcohol. Often, friends and family are directly impacted by a loved one’s addiction. Those closest to a person with addiction often witness...
12 Step Programs: What Are They? How Do They Work?

12 Step Programs: What Are They? How Do They Work?

There are a number of programs and support groups that help people recovering from addiction. One of the most popular and successful forms of aftercare support is a 12 Step program. While the 12 Step program was originally created for Alcoholics Anonymous, the...
Why Choose a Long-Term Treatment Program

Why Choose a Long-Term Treatment Program

In addiction treatment, there are a number of different approaches to recovery. Depending on individual circumstances, some methods of recovery may be more effective than others. In many cases, those in need of treatment have endured months or years of addiction...
How-to Support Someone in Addiction Recovery

How-to Support Someone in Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery is a challenging time in a person’s life. If you know someone undergoing the addiction recovery process, there are many ways you can support them while taking care of yourself. Providing assistance can include speaking to professionals or seeking...
Managing Stress in Recovery from Addiction

Managing Stress in Recovery from Addiction

For most people, stress is a daily part of life. Work, relationships, finances, and random events in life can all contribute to a person’s stress level. While everyone experiences some level of stress on almost a daily basis, the way they cope with it can determine...
A Link Between Empathetic People and Addiction

A Link Between Empathetic People and Addiction

While many people describe themselves as being empathetic, being an empath goes a step further. Having empathy typically means that your heart goes out to someone experiencing specific emotions; however, those who are empaths are highly sensitive people who absorb the...

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