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13 Aug
Life After Rehab: Preventing A Relapse No matter how someone gets here, early recovery for any addict can be a scary place. Life for the addict is changing and there is no clear path to take. For people exiting a rehabilitation program, the fear of relapse is high, because while in the program they were safe from coming face to face with their substance. Rates of relapse are high for all addicts, but a few things [...]
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09 Aug
Addiction and Mental Illness: A Molotov Cocktail of Immense Proportions Have you drunk alcohol in the past 24 hours? Are you addicted to drugs? Do you want to kill yourself?” These were the questions asked of Eric Walton by the officer who booked him at the local police station for violently attacking his father. Eric was 11 years old. His parents viewed jail as the last resort for dealing with him. Having been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Eric spent most [...]
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05 Aug
Cannabis Poisoning: The Scourge of Excessive Weed Use It’s intoxicating in the beginning of the relationship,” says Tommy Rosen, referring to his former love affair with weed. Now 26 years weed-free, Rosen is the founder of the Recovery 2.0 Protocol, which helps people stop marijuana use. He speaks out on the dangers of the substance, while the endless debate on its legalization and medical use rages on. Here in Canada, cannabis was legalized nationwide on October [...]
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02 Aug
Surviving Alcohol Withdrawal & Detox Although alcohol is the most widely abused substance worldwide, many people underestimate how devastating alcoholism can be. What may start as “social drinking” or the occasional glass of wine can spiral into obsessive consumption that destroys families, causes financial ruin and puts the health and safety of the addict at serious risk. While there are factors that can make a person more susceptible to alcohol addiction, such as family history [...]
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01 Aug
The Dangers of Cocaine Addiction Derived from leaves of the coca plant, cocaine is a stimulant that elevates dopamine levels to create a feeling of euphoria and increased energy. It is a highly addictive drug that creates a sense of false confidence and invincibility that can lead to irrational decisions and delusional thoughts that could be harmful. Although it sometimes comes in tablet form, cocaine is usually sold as a powder that resembles white flour. [...]
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29 Apr
How to Stage an Intervention That Works What's your worst nightmare? If you're reading this article, you're probably living it. Having your child, who you've loved and cared for, become addicted to drugs is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone. You feel powerless. They're not listening to love or reason - and you've tried every combination of the two. Now you need help staging an intervention because it feels like the only thing left [...]
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06 Mar
Addiction Help: How to Ask For Help With Your Addiction You've been through some ugly times and many moments you're not proud of. You've admitted to yourself that you need help, and you know that the emotional and financial tollon your family cannot continue. Now comes the scary part: asking for help. Don't let your addiction hold you back any more than it already has. Here are few tips on how to ask for addiction help so that you can [...]
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04 Feb
How To Stop Smoking Weed: Treatment, Tips & Benefits [Launched 2019] Weed addiction can be harmful to not only your health but also your life, and can lead to all sorts of problems that interfere with your job, your social life and your personal relationships. Knowing how to stop smoking weed is your first real step in quitting, so I applaud you. Now that you're here, I want you to read this till the end, for your own good:By [...]
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09 Jan
Family, I Have a Problem: What Can I Say to My Loved Ones About My Addiction? What Can I Say to My Loved Ones About My Addiction?Are you ready to take on your problem first hand? If you have the clarity to bring up your addiction to your family, you absolutely need to. But what can I say?A large part of the human condition is craving interaction with others. Without communication, we become isolated, introverted and depressed. As an addict, communication with loved ones [...]
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01 Sep
Educator’s Guide To Substance Abuse Education Drug education in the classroom can be a very important protective factor when it comes to helping youth make healthy decisions when it comes to substance related decisions.  For teachers, this requires honest and factual dialogue for this education to be effective.  The environment that the teachers create must be supportive.  Having an environment that youth can feel comfortable expressing themselves in can increase information preservation.In the classroom setting, [...]
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