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What To Expect When A Loved One Is In Recovery

What To Expect When A Loved One Is In Recovery

Most people feel joy and hopefulness when their loved one enters addiction treatment. But these expectations may be unrealistic for those newly sober.

Effects of Alcohol Addiction on Health

Effects of Alcohol Addiction on Health

You won't necessarily feel the effects of alcohol right away, but they begin as soon as you take your first sip.

Taking The First Step In Recovery & Treatment

Taking The First Step In Recovery & Treatment

Most recognize the first step in recovery as admitting they have an addiction. But the decision to stop can be easy to ignore - and hard to take action.

Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Dual diagnosis is any mental health diagnosis in combination with drug or alcohol addiction - also called a co-occurring disorder.

What Is Sober Curious?

What Is Sober Curious?

Wonder what life would be like without alcohol? Sober curious means avoiding alcohol for personal or health reasons by experimenting with sobriety.

Five Stages Of Addiction Recovery

Five Stages Of Addiction Recovery

Knowing the 5 stages of recovery is valuable for understanding an addict’s motivation for recovery and helping on their journey to sobriety.

The Difference Between Tolerance, Dependence & Addiction

The Difference Between Tolerance, Dependence & Addiction

What’s the difference between tolerance, dependence and addiction - and when does tolerance or dependence cross the line into addiction?

Symptoms of Drug Withdrawal

Symptoms of Drug Withdrawal

Knowing the symptoms of drug withdrawal and what to expect during the process can help ease fears of quitting.

Codependence & Substance Abuse Addiction

Codependence & Substance Abuse Addiction

Addiction can create a heavy burden on family members. What happens when support becomes enabling and the person becomes codependent on you?

Addiction Relapse

Addiction Relapse

It's common to relapse one or more times during the addiction recovery process before successfully quitting. Know the signs and what to do.

What Is Alcohol Use Disorder?

What Is Alcohol Use Disorder?

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is characterized by uncontrolled drinking and preoccupation with alcohol. According to SAMHSA, 14.5 million Americans have AUD.

What Is An Intervention?

What Is An Intervention?

An intervention involves confronting a loved one about how their addictive behavior is affecting everyone around them, and persuading them to seek treatment.

What You Should Never Say To An Alcoholic

What You Should Never Say To An Alcoholic

When your loved one struggles with alcoholism, it can be difficult to figure out how to approach them.

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

Symptoms range from mild, such as shaky hands or insomnia, to severe, such as seizures or strokes. There are some cases where alcohol withdrawal can be fatal.

Addiction Rehab Admission Process

Addiction Rehab Admission Process

Seeking help for a drug or alcohol addiction doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are four simple steps to help you get into rehab.

Questions To Ask An Alcohol & Drug Rehab Center

Questions To Ask An Alcohol & Drug Rehab Center

Drug and alcohol rehab isn’t a one-size-fits-all treatment program. When seeking treatment at any addiction treatment center, it's vital to ask these questions.

Thought Stopping Techniques - Addiction Recovery

Thought Stopping Techniques - Addiction Recovery

Thought stopping allows individuals to eliminate a bothersome thought - or to break the power of thoughts leading to addictive behavior or binge-like behavior.

Practicing Gratitude For Addiction Recovery

Practicing Gratitude For Addiction Recovery

Practicing gratitude is a fundamental part of daily living in addiction recovery. But what role does appreciation and gratitude play in addiction recovery?

Identify & Avoid Relapse Triggers & Stressors

Identify & Avoid Relapse Triggers & Stressors

It is possible to recognize behavioral clues that indicate an addiction relapse trigger is approaching - and be able to intervene if that occurs.

Self Care & Addiction Recovery

Self Care & Addiction Recovery

On the road to recovery, it’s important to prioritize your well-being. Treatment and sober support is important, but self-care is essential.

Codependent Relationships & Substance Abuse

Codependent Relationships & Substance Abuse

When family members of those who have an addiction become overly involved in helping the substance user, it can quickly become a codependent relationship.

Build Your Sober Social Support Network

Build Your Sober Social Support Network

The development and strengthening of a sober social support network are crucial early on in recovery. But who should be a part of it and how do you build it?

Addiction Recovery: Overcoming Loneliness

Addiction Recovery: Overcoming Loneliness

Starting a new life after recovery can feel very lonely and isolating. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with loneliness in recovery.

Addiction & The Loss Of Control

Addiction & The Loss Of Control

Is it possible for someone just to stop using substances? Because we rarely see the immediate consequences of our everyday actions until quite some time later,

What Are The 6 Stages of Addiction?

What Are The 6 Stages of Addiction?

If you or a loved one uses drugs or alcohol, knowing the six stages of addiction can help determine whether help is needed.

Books About Addiction & Recovery

Books About Addiction & Recovery

While self-help books are not a replacement for comprehensive addiction treatment, they can be helpful through the journey of recovery.

Addiction: What You Can and Cannot Control

Addiction: What You Can and Cannot Control

For many in addiction treatment and recovery, that sense of loss of control is a really hard concept to accept.

Preventing a Relapse: Daily Questions to Ask Yourself To Maintain Sobriety

Preventing a Relapse: Daily Questions to Ask Yourself To Maintain Sobriety

A daily recovery check-in with yourself or journaling about your day will help you identify if there are any warning signs or risks to your sobriety.

Should I Drink In Front Of My Loved One In Recovery?

Should I Drink In Front Of My Loved One In Recovery?

If you know someone in alcohol addiction recovery, you have probably wondered the protocol for if or when you should drink in front of them. Although there is n

What You Need To Know About Substance Abuse Relapse

What You Need To Know About Substance Abuse Relapse

Relapse is a subtle process over time that slowly progresses until substance use takes place. What you need to know...

Managing Thoughts & Behaviors During Addiction Treatment

Managing Thoughts & Behaviors During Addiction Treatment

In addiction treatment, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is an intervention often used to help individuals manage thoughts and behaviors.

Alcohol Use During Covid-19

Alcohol Use During Covid-19

For those who use alcohol to cope with outside stressors, a global pandemic increases their chances of developing a substance abuse disorder.

CBD Oil: What You Should Know

CBD Oil: What You Should Know

CBD is a fast growing trend that continues to gain momentum. An increase in usage has many inquiring about CBD - what is it, and can you get addicted?

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