How to Manage Triggers During Addiction RecoveryCompleting treatment for an addiction is an exceptional accomplishment, but the real work starts when you make a commitment to remain sober. Cravings and the desire to numb out make the process diffic...January 17, 2014
Signs You Could Be a ShopaholicWhile shopping can be a pleasurable pass time, from spending a Saturday at the mall to gift giving during the holiday season, a shopping or spending habit can sometimes spiral out of control and becom...November 21, 2013
Steps to Recovering From Caffeine AddictionThe superfood Americans know and love as coffee, though filled with disease-fighting antioxidants and the ability to boost productivity, can become highly addictive. In excess, caffeine consumption ca...November 15, 2013
Overcoming the 'Pink Cloud' During Addiction Rec...Casting off the restarts of addiction is refreshing. Indeed, deciding to overcome addiction is an achievement that should be celebrated. However, in some cases, the newly sober person can become so ec...November 5, 2013
The Signs of Drug AddictionAbout 20 million Americans have used an illegal drug, such as marijuana, cocaine, crack, or heroin in the past month, making drug addiction extremely prevalent in this country. According to the Nation...July 27, 2013
What is the Definition of Drug Addiction?Do you have a family member who is addicted to illegal drugs? If not a family member, you probably have a friend, an acquaintance, or a friend of a friend that is addicted. This is because drug addic...July 23, 2013
Quitting the Addiction of CigarettesOf all substances, the addiction to nicotine, which is found in tobacco and is smoked in cigarettes, is one of the most prevalent and toughest addictions to quit. However, experts believe that if ciga...July 10, 2013
Recognize Substance AbuseMost likely there is a person, more likely several people you know very well, who are addicted to drugs. This is because substance and drug abuse is rampant in the United States, with more than 20 mil...June 2, 2013
Signs of Drug AddictionDrug abuse and drug addiction is rampant in the United States: an estimated 20 million Americans over the age of 12 – or eight percent of the population -- have used an illegal drug in the past month,...May 10, 2013
Drug Addiction FactsMost people believe that drug addiction stems from someone that lacks morals or the willpower to say ‘no’ to using illicit substances. While the initial decision to take drugs is typically a voluntary...February 5, 2013
De-stress in 10 Minutes or LessRecovery Is Sexy.com I have used this technique successfully for mild to moderate stress reduction in alcoholism recovery.When stress or anxiety has you feeling tied up in knots, jittery or unable to...
What is this thing called Addictions?by Helga M. Genannt MatzkoWhen I began working in the field of addiction 30 years ago, most clients were automatically labeled addicts, (yes, shocking but true) just as most clinicians were either rec...
We're addicted to rehab. It doesn't even work.By Bankole A. Johnson, The Washington PostLast week, Lindsay Lohan left jail and entered a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility. If the scene inspired deja vu, it wasn't just because it was the fo...
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