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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics in U.S. Show Alarming Trends

March 16th, 2017|Addiction and Relationships, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction Help|

Few could argue that addiction is an epidemic that afflicts the developed world. The U.S.A, long thought to be one of the most advanced nations on earth, shows drug and alcohol abuse statistics raising on a significant scale.  According to reports, over 20 million people nationwide suffer from drug and alcohol abuse issues. Perhaps worse,

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PTSD and Substance Abuse – The Two Go Hand-in-Hand

February 28th, 2017|Addiction, Dual Diagnosis|

PTSD and substance abuse go hand-in-hand. This is because many people with PTSD use drugs and alcohol to cope. Understanding post-traumatic stress and learning how to treat the symptoms without the use of mood or mind-altering substances is essential to treating this debilitating condition. What is PTSD? Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health

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The Shame Game – How to Be Victorious

February 25th, 2017|Addiction|

The Shame Game – How it is Played The Shame Game – it is a very real part of the recovery process. It is also a psychologically recognized mind game we have all been guilty of playing with ourselves at one point or another. Many mental health professionals believe shame is at the root of