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Family Healing During Recovery

During recovery from addiction, it can be very important to focus on more than just yourself. Addiction can cause issues in family dynamics, inclusing a loss of trust and communication issues. Past trauma can contribute to both substance abuse and family problems as well. That’s why family healing during recovery is so important. It provides…

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Understanding Recovery and Why Persistent Care is Essential

Drug addiction therapy has evolved over time from a very simple concept to reduce negative behaviors, to a comprehensive, strategic care plan that treats an individual’s mental health. As we’ve come to better understand addiction, we’ve realized that many people need help understanding recovery and all of the ins and outs involved. This simple guide…

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How Substance Abuse Harms Relationships and How to Recover

The destructive nature of drug addiction is something that you need to take very seriously because it can affect all of your relationships in adverse ways. Whether it’s a romantic relationship, a friendship, or a relationship with family members, none of your relationships are safe from the harms of substance abuse. Therefore, it is crucial…

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Better Understanding What Causes Addiction in Your Life

A century of addiction research has helped to turn what used to be a somewhat mysterious condition into one that is much better understood. However, many average people may still do not realize what causes addiction and how it can persist even though a person suffering with an addiction disorder knows that they have a…