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Non-Medicated Pain Management

The world of modern medicine has been hard at work in formulating pain management solutions that are not based around addictive opiate painkillers. New,...
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The Physiological Component of the Recovery Process

Understanding the physiological aspect of recovery is essential to receiving a rounded drug-addiction treatment. Aspects of biochemistry such as sleep, are notoriously difficult for...
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What is Cortisol?

Cortisol is a chemical in the brain that is produced as a reaction to stress. It can be released for many different reasons; panic,...

Diagnosing Depression in Recovery

Providing those in recovery with an extensive and accurate diagnosis can be difficult in early recovery. Many who have been diagnosed with behavior or...

When an Individual is Unwilling to get Help

Many of those in the grips of addiction find themselves utterly unwilling to seek help, despite the best intentions of those close to them....

Who Typically has Codependent Tendencies?

Those who progress through adolescence without a stable attachment or sense of self will often look outside of themselves for comfort. A common result...

Codependence

Codependent relationships can easily complicate a genuine attempt at maintaining sobriety. While there are communities and outreach programs that deal with codependent behavior, understanding...

The Risks of Codependency in Early Recovery

Codependency is a frequent issue among those in early recovery. It is in an addictÍ¢__ë_ ¢s nature to find alternate ways to provide relief when...
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Failure to Launch

Failure to launch is a term traditionally used to describe younger people who experience difficulties in becoming independent adults. However this video explains how...
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The Importance of all Family Members Getting Help

Sometimes dysfunctional relationships between family members only serve to worsen an addictÍ¢__ë_ ¢s dependence. Understanding the role each family member plays in the problem can...
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Alcohol as a Gateway Drug

Many people with substance abuse issues had their first mind-altering experience with alcohol. The numbing and sedative affects can send down the slow and...
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Long-Term Sobriety

Long-term recovery can be elusive and challenging. Watch this video for helpful advice about what others did both right and wrong in relation...
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Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is one of many mental health disorders that can add stress to the efforts of pursuing sobriety. Many who suffer from them...