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Common Family Roles in an Addicted Household

By |August 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Family Dynamics How the Family System Changes From Addiction When a person falls victim to substance dependency, they begin using their substance of choice compulsively. They often lose all semblance of choice over ...

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What Do I Do if I Find My Teenager’s Drug Paraphernalia?

By |August 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tips for Talking About Drug Use Plus a Parent's Guide to Drug Paraphernalia Raising a child is no small feat. Regardless of how many self-help books you read on the joys of parenting, ...

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What is an Enabler?

By |July 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How to Help an Addict What is Enabling & How Can I Avoid It? What is an enabler? An enabler is a person who (either intentionally or inadvertently) contributes to the exacerbation of ...

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Signs That Your Husband Is An Addict

By |February 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Helping an Addicted Loved One If you suspect that someone you know and love has been suffering at the hands of a substance abuse disorder, you are likely wondering what you can do to ...

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How to Make A New Years Resolution to Quit Heroin

By |January 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New Year’s Resolutions - A Commitment to Change Jotting down a list of New Year’s resolutions is a long-standing tradition - one that most of us decidedly honor in one way or another. Some ...

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Quitting Cigarettes While in Early Recovery

By |December 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sobriety and Cigarettes Smoking cigarettes is an unhealthy habit - this is a fact of life, one that is not open for debate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that cigarette smoking ...

10 Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep (And How to Fix It)

By |August 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Self-care is essential to living a balanced life, and it’s especially important during recovery. Eating well, being active and practicing mindfulness are incredibly helpful in staying sober. But it’s all meaningless if you’re running on ...

Team Immersion Recovery Center: Running to Raise Awareness for Addiction

By |May 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Immersion Recovery Center is partnering with The Herren Project, a non-profit addiction recovery foundation, to run in the 2018 New Balance Falmouth Road Race and raise awareness for the disease of addiction. The 7-mile “fun run,” which regularly ...

4 Personality Traits That Can Indicate Addiction

By |May 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The term “addictive personality” suggests a personality type that makes a person more likely to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. But it’s not so black and white. No single personality type sets someone ...

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