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recovering addicts

Substance abuse including illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco cost the USA, more than $740 billion annually. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH) includes crime, lost productivity and health care costs in this figure. The price of drug and alcohol addiction is paid for everywhere, including here in Athens, Georgia. When someone is trying to […]

Addiction Care Treatment Program

Managing emotions is one of the toughest challenges for individuals who are trying to battling against drug and alcohol addiction. Inability to manage their emotions properly means lower chances of achieving sobriety. Once addicted individuals have decided to end the cycle of substance abuse in their life, it means that they won’t have to escape […]

7 Effective Techniques in Preventing an Addiction Relapse

When you’re a recovering addict you will still probably find yourself in situations that trigger your cravings for your substance of choice. As a remedy for this drug and alcohol addiction problem, you should equip yourself with some addiction relapse prevention strategies, although sometimes these seem a lot easier said than done. Even so, it […]

Breaking one’s sobriety means a relapse. It is a serious concern for someone in addiction recovery and one of the most painful events. However, it is not simply the act of using a drug or taking a drink again that constitutes a relapse; a relapse can happen well before the act of using alcohol and […]

Drug parenting

Discussing the second thoughts or regrets of past drug use may seem like a decent approach to discuss  the dangers of illicit drugs, yet the move could backfire, according to new study. Children of parents who uncover past alcohol, drug or tobacco use are more inclined to have more positive perspectives about use than peers […]