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Stages of Addiction

The popular portrayal of addiction is someone whose life has turned into a mess and is rejecting all efforts to help. It’s a false portrayal. The stages of addiction, while predictable, are varied from individual to individual. Sometimes addiction does cause severe effects, but other times it doesn’t, and that’s what makes treatment a challenge.…

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What Is Gender-Specific Treatment?

The factors involved in substance abuse are complex. Trauma, peer pressure, stress and anxiety, genetics, and even poverty can play a role. Believe it or not, your gender also comes into play — which prompts a good question: What is gender-specific treatment? Many rehab facilities maintain addiction treatment programs allowing clients who desire it separate…

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Childhood trauma and addiction are closely connected, leading to many adults with substance abuse disorders. These substance abuse disorders are harmful to people’s lives, their families, and to their physical well-being. When children face trauma, they often bury it at the moment but then deal with the trauma of it later. They struggle to cope…

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Codependency And Substance Abuse

Mental health and substance use disorders often intersect. One of the mental health conditions that are often connected with substance abuse is codependency. When someone is in this situation/relationship, it makes it difficult to break free from the cycle. It’s critical to find a treatment that focuses on overcoming codependency so that if substance abuse…

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Addiction Help

No matter what substance you are addicted to, it is challenging quitting on your own. Whether its heroin, cocaine, or meth, you need comprehensive addiction help that will provide the treatment for healing. Addiction help is necessary to bring people through the withdrawals, the cravings, and the temptation to relapse. Through a broad range of…