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How Do I Support a Loved One Through Relapse?

How Do I Support a Loved One Through Relapse? Loved ones who struggle with addiction and mental health issues need a lot of support. Unfortunately, they don’t always get what they need. They are sometimes left to their own devices because people take advantage of them or just want to be friends but don’t realize

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How Family History of Drug Abuse Can Play a Role in Addiction  

How Family History of Drug Abuse Can Play a Role in Addiction   Families are where people learn their first steps and habits. By watching their environment, much like any animal, people learn how to behave (or not behave) in many situations. When there is dysfunction, abuse, trauma, or substance abuse, it can change the

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Why is Self-Care So Important in Recovery?

Why is Self-Care So Important in Recovery? Self-care is almost an anomaly to some people. They really struggle with how to navigate taking care of themselves and others. It is daunting to take care of young children, parents, much less yourself, on a daily basis. That is why it is crucial to care for yourself

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Why Isolation is Challenging in Recovery and How to Seek Support

Why Isolation is Challenging in Recovery and How to Seek Support Addiction is costly to those who struggle with it, but also to loved ones who support them. In recovery, it seems like things will start looking up. There are costs to rehab and someone has to pay the bills for those, along with other

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Can Compassion Fatigue Lead to Burnout and Addiction for Nurses?

Can Compassion Fatigue Lead to Burnout and Addiction for Nurses? Nursing is a profession in the hot seat at the moment. Unfortunately, they are at the frontline of taking care of patients each and every day. They are also in a position to burn out due to the stress and work environment of helping people

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Sobriety Comes with These Amazing Social Benefits

Sobriety Comes with These Amazing Social Benefits Sobriety is not just about not using drugs or drinking alcohol. It is a mind, body, and spiritual process that takes you on a lifetime journey in recovery. If you want to feel fully restored in recovery, you need people. Community will be your best advocates against the

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Why Do Veterinarians Struggle with Addiction?

Why Do Veterinarians Struggle with Addiction? Veterinarians experience higher than average levels of stress at work, depression, and anxiety. The other challenge for veterinarians is that they have access to drugs other people might not, making the potential for abuse much higher. Mental health problems, combined with access to drugs, has led to high risk

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Know the Signs and Symptoms of Demerol Abuse

Know the Signs and Symptoms of Demerol Abuse Demerol is a prescription painkiller used by people to support their healing journey. The challenge with this drug is the addictive potential for abuse. As one of many prescription drugs on the market, this painkiller can take over a person’s life when too much is used, inappropriately,

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Why Do You Need a Therapist?

Why Do You Need a Therapist? Mental health issues can pop up at any given time for people. When you struggle with addiction, you might be numbing the pain of mental illness or have experienced it as a result of using drugs or alcohol. The stigma of seeing a therapist or getting help for mental

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These 3 Habits Can Help Build a Healthy Lifestyle Post Detox

These 3 Habits Can Help Build a Healthy Lifestyle Post Detox Addiction recovery supports people in a time in their lives when they are vulnerable and in need of help. Maintaining sobriety is difficult when faced with temptation and stress. The added support is necessary to help stay the course. Healthy habits and ways of

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