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    Dos and Don’ts of Speaking to Your Kids About Drugs and Addiction

    Every year, millions of Americans struggle with addictions to drugs and alcohol. Many individuals with addiction problems hide their issues amazingly well. You’d never know that the lady across the street is trying to cut back on her...

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    5 Tips to Help You Cope With Your Adult Child’s Addiction

    Watching your loved one go through an alcohol or drug addiction is an extremely upsetting and scary situation. This is especially true if this loved one is your child, even if they are an adult. However, there...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Functional Alcoholism
    7 Warning Signs of Functional Alcoholism

    Although the destructive capability of alcohol addiction is well known, many people are unaware of the ways addiction can remain hidden in individuals who do not fit the stereotypical behavior of an alcoholic. For individuals with functional...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    What to Do When Addiction Has Become a Problem

    The onset of an addiction can be a slow burn. It can be hard to tell if a loved one is addicted to a substance until there are clear physical, mental, and social signs and side effects....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Recovery
    How to Support a Partner in Recovery

    People of every age, race, religion and social background can struggle with substance addiction, but recovery is possible with the right support network and professional help. However, rehabilitation requires an ongoing lifestyle change and your partner or...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Dealing with Addiction
    5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

    Think about how many people you encounter in a day on the bus, in your favorite coffee shop, or in your neighborhood – how many of those people would you suspect are suffering from a substance abuse...

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  • Learn How To Overcome Addiction With These Tips

    Looking after your health and wellbeing will benefit you throughout your entire life. You will even be happier as a result of it. That being said, people sometimes fall into a life of addiction and negativity. It...

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  • Addiction
    How Families Can Help an Addicted Loved One

    Helping a loved one through a period of addiction is difficult even under the best circumstances, and the circumstances are rarely ideal. People suffering from addiction may be in denial about the severity of their situation, and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Surviving Addiction – A Mother’s Story

    By Kelli Parisian – Addiction affects each family member differently. As a mother, it was my job to protect my child; so, delivering my youngest daughter to a behavior modification program a thousand miles from home both...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • The illness of addiction is a serious one, and right now it’s taking many lives and having a major impact on people at every level of society.
    The Epidemic of Addiction

    When we think of illness, we generally think of a virus or bacteria that spreads disease. Left untreated, a virulent illness can become a major health problem that affects thousands of people and puts stress on the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Addiction: The Equal Opportunity Destroyer
    Addiction: The Equal Opportunity Destroyer

    The cross around her neck reminds her that it was God who protected her. For nearly nine years, “Jessica” (not her real name) was on the payroll for what she calls an “equal opportunity destroyer:” addiction. “I...

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  • Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

    By Jasmine Dyoco– When discussing substance abuse and addiction, most people think about teenagers and young adults. Much public education is devoted to addiction prevention beginning in the elementary years, as evidence has shown that early education...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • How Faith-Based Rehab Can Help You Overcome Addiction

    By Mike Waiton – If you’re an addict or a recovering addict, you’ve probably met plenty of other recovering folks who don’t believe in God, or who aren’t sure if there is a God. Many recovery support...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    When Alcohol Consumption Becomes a Problem

    By Mary Yohanan – We use alcohol to relax, celebrate, cook, congratulate, commiserate, gain courage and often to self-medicate due to other underlying medical issues such as depression. People are socially encouraged to drink alcohol – Drinking...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Shades of Grey or is it Black & White?

    By Kathy Howard – Recently two Christian women (one middle-aged like me and one a young mom) passionately shared with me their confusion over why so many of their Christian friends are devouring the New York Times...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • How Guilt and Shame Prevent True Recovery from Addictions

    By Jamee Rae Pineda – As a counselor in a Christian recovery program, I often find myself helping women undo guilt and shame. These women’s stories of addiction are traumatic in terms of their personal pain and...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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