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The Different Challenges of Quitting Alcohol Versus Drugs

People can generalize about recovery and the differences between alcohol and drug abuse, but, when it comes to finding long-term health, sobriety and wellness, no single experience or path makes it easier to get and stay clean. In other words, every recovering addict must find sobriety for herself, a task you can achieve with personalized […]

Addiction and Changing Your Ways

Addiction recovery requires change. In fact change is so essential to the concept of recovery that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration[1] “defines recovery as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential.” Recovery is change, and changing your […]

What to Do When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed

Any problem in life can be worked through. When life is difficult, this may not seem like the reality of the situation, but with help you can learn how to manage emotions, mental health issues and addiction. When you know how to respond to stressful situations and mental states, you don’t have to feel overwhelmed […]

Why You Should Avoid Stressed and Tired Decisions

Everyone experiences stress, but not everyone experiences it in the same way or with the same results. The journal Alcohol Research & Health explains that “reactions to a given type of stress vary between individuals, and physiological and behavioral responses tend to be associated with distinct coping styles.” Unfortunately, not all coping styles are healthy, […]

How Do I Know If I Have a Real Addiction?

While we would like to think that we can talk with a doctor, get a prescription, take a pill and then be fine, health rarely comes in this straightforward fashion. Despite knowing there is no “quick fix” for any mental health issue, the desire for an easy answer has made prescription benzodiazepines widely popular. As […]

How to Transition into Employment After Addiction Rehab

Addiction affects every area of a sufferer’s life. People struggling with addiction often have trouble acquiring or maintaining employment, and finding meaningful work after rehab can be a significant part of recovery. Understandably, people are often nervous and unsure about the process of finding work after addiction treatment. Laws Affecting the Hiring of People with […]

When to Leave a Young Family to Seek Treatment

Seeking addiction treatment is never easy, and it can seem like an even greater challenge when you have young children and family at home. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse identifies that “Responsibility for children, lack of access to child care services, and society’s punitive attitude toward substance abuse by women as childbearers […]

How to Stop Self-Medicating

Each of us face many forms of stress from different areas of our lives, such as finances, jobs, family and friends. When you choose to take medication — prescribed or not, legal or illegal — to deal with stress is called self-medicating. This is very serious because in most cases you will continuously take more […]

How to Come to Terms with Your Drug Use

Admitting you have a problem is one of the hardest parts of recovery. Coming to terms with your drug use is a process and often a difficult one. Here are a few ways to make it easier to process your drug use: Determine if you have a habit of drug use. This means you are […]

Can Coping Mechanisms Help Reduce Dependence on Lorazepam?

Dependence, addiction and mental health are closely related. When one is in play, the other two are often present as well. Everyday Health explains, “nearly one in three people with depression have a substance abuse disorder, such as drugs or alcohol,” and the statistics are similar for those with anxiety and other mental health issues. […]