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  • Being Grateful Making Gratitude List Helps Alcohol Addiction Recovery

How Gratitude Lists Help Alcohol Addiction Recovery

By |August 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are innumerable things to be grateful for. At the top of list, of course is sobriety. Getting sober is no small feat, and staying sober (at least ...

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Solutions

The Truth About Ptsd and Alcoholism

By |June 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that is typically caused by a severe traumatic experience, or a set of traumatic experiences. The American Psychiatric Association reports that PTSD affects over 3.5 percent of ...

  • Dual Diagnosis Kind Compassionate Care

What is Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment?

By |May 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Up until the 1990s, individuals who were struggling with an addictive disorder and a mental health disorder were treated for each individual issue in two separate facilities. Mental health concerns were typically addressed in ...

  • Anxiety and Addiction Dual Diagnosis

Does Anxiety Cause Addiction?

By |May 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Addiction and mental health go hand in hand. In many cases, co-occurring disorders present a “chicken or egg” type of situation, and it can be difficult to pinpoint which came first. It is very ...

  • Long Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse

What are the Long Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse?

By |April 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Alcohol is by far the most widely accepted and frequently used chemical substance in the world. For many, drinking is a part of day-to-day life - having a glass of wine at the end ...

  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND OTHER 12‐STEP PROGRAMS

Study Report: How Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12‐step Programs Lead To Successful Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

By |March 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Really Work? A new study recently published by the Cochrane Library dove deep into evidence surrounding the effectiveness of 12-step programs in helping alcoholics and addicts maintain long-term sobriety. For years, ...

  • Telling Friends About Your Addiction and Recovery

How to Tell Friends You’re in Addiction Recovery

By |January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telling those close to you that you’re in addiction recovery can be rather intimidating. While you have probably heard that admitting your addiction is the first step towards recovery, admitting your addiction to yourself can ...

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