Archive for September, 2013

Video Game Addictions: Are They Real?

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by .

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Do you sometimes feel like video game addictions are made up by people who just want to have an excuse for the reason that they play video games so often? Perhaps your boyfriend says that he is addicted to them, but you think that he is just trying to cover up for the fact that […]

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Signs Of An Addiction

Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by .

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When someone you care about is using alcohol or drugs, it can be a worrisome experience for you.  When you know some signs of an addiction, you will be in a better position to help them. A person who is addicted is usually defensive about their  behavior.  If you tell them they have a problem, […]

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Bipolar Disorder: A Rehab Can Help

Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by .

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Bipolar disorder, also known as “manic depression” is a cyclic brain condition that causes shifts in an individual’s energy, mood and ability to perform everyday tasks. Some symptoms of the disorder are extreme irritability, high energy, racing thoughts euphoric feelings, insomnia, and rapid speech among others. In severe cases, patients may suffer from loss of […]

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Understanding Addictive Personalities

Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by .

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Substance abuse is a problem that can affect people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and income levels. Doctors and other treatment providers continue to seek answers to why some people who use a substance are able to stop on their own while others become addicted. The difference between those who use a substance and those […]

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Tips for Preventing a Relapse

Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 by .

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After achieving sobriety, the last thing a recovering addict may want to think about is the possibility of relapsing. However uncomfortable it may be for a recovering addict to consider the likelihood that he or she might again abuse a substance, it is important to learn as much as possible about relapsing, including the warning […]

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Drug Addiction Can Affect the Whole Family

Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 by .

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Drug addiction is so disruptive and powerful it can affect every aspect of a family desperate to provide emotional support for the family member struggling with the grip of addiction. Such disruptions can feel overwhelming to a family reeling from the chaos drug addiction can cause. It is no wonder then that family issues and […]

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The Importance of Being and Having Sponsors

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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Whether you like to think that you can do something on your own, or if you just do not know where to turn, it is essential that you look at some candidates for sponsors to help you through your addiction recovery. If you have been through it before and would like to be a sponsor, […]

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Different Types of Rehab Therapies Offered at a Rehab Center

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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If someone you love is addicted to a harmful substance, it can be devastating. The good news is that there are several different types of rehab therapies that drug abuse rehab centers use as effective treatment for the addict. Whether you have been through treatment before, or if this is something you are just looking […]

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What To Expect From Rehab

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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Rehabilitation is designed specifically to make it as easy as possible for you to get back on your feet again after becoming dependant on psychoactive substances like prescription or street drugs and alcohol. Teen drug rehab centers are available for anyone who wants to save themselves from the physical, social, psychological, legal and financial consequences […]

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Finding The Right Treatment Method

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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For those looking into breaking addictions, teen drug rehab centers aren’t just a place for detoxification or a place where you are forced to go through steps to “come out clean”. There are many different ways that a person can break away from an addiction to substances and many clinics and centers out there offer […]

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