12 Step Fellowships

12 Step Fellowships such as Alcoholics Anonymous are widely recognized as one of the best community resources available for recovering from alcoholism, drug addiction, and other compulsive disorders. Millions of people have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body.

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Choosing the Right Rehab

Finding the right rehab for your son, daughter, loved one, or just someone that you want to help is not that easy

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Study Finds Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit From Online Help

Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list.

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How Do I Know If I Am An Alcoholic?

It can be difficult to determine if you really you have a drinking problem—especially when denial’s at work. 

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Is My Child Abusing Cough Syrup?

Across America a recent survey reported that teens and young adults are abusing cough medication to get high.  This has become one of the top 10 drugs used by adolescents today. 

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The Link Between PTSD & Alcoholism

PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder), is a serious mental illness that typically develops after a traumatic or terrifying event. Much attention has been brought to the disease by the fact that many military men and women returning from Afghanistan and Iraq have struggled with PTSD. These people, and others with the disorder, are also more likely than their peers to develop an alcohol abuse problem. Coping with PTSD and alcoholism together can be a double challenge and it can lead to a number of issues.

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A Secret Killer - Ecstasy

Ecstasy was originally developed by Merck pharmaceutical company in 1912. In its original form, it was known as “MDMA.” It was used in 1953 by the US Army in psychological warfare tests...

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Intervene On Alcohol & Drugs

If you think that you or a loved one may have a problem with alcohol use or substance use there is a solution.  No one has to do it alone.  If you have second to watch, you may see that there is another way.  An Intervention is positive way to move forward into a life of recovery.

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Living Sober - Experiencing The Gift

Living sober may be the greatest gift you can give to yourself or someone close to you.  Though it may not be easy for a person diagnosed with alcohol use disorder or substance use disorder, there are steps that can be taken, and through those, it is possible to break free from the chains of addiction.

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Adolesent Drinking - Personal and Peer Influence By Genes and Environment

Alcohol use typically begins during adolescence, within social contexts, and is often correlated with the drinking of one's peers. A new study of how a person's drinking is related to the alcohol use of their peers from early adolescence through to early adulthood has found that both genetic and environmental factors contribute to the correlation between one's own drinking and peer drinking.

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What If Your Not Able to Go To Rehab?

If you would like to get clean and sober but are not able to enter a treatment center, there are some alternatives that may help.

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Exercising in Recovery

For recovering addicts and alcoholics the brain experiences a chemical reward, which can help to sustain prolonged sobriety through the release of dopamine and serotonin to the brain which can be damaged or lost during active drug and alcohol use.

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