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Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Some alcoholics avoid addiction treatment because they worry about of the severity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Medically supervised detox makes it possible to give up drinking safely and comfortably. However, many question what exactly is withdrawal like and what happens after? Understanding the Detox Timeline Alcohol depresses the nervous system. In particular, it cuts off…

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Breaking Down the 12 Steps of AA

Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, is a very common way to treat addiction. By breaking down the 12 steps of AA, you can get a better understanding of this approach to sobriety. Step-by-Step Alcoholism Recovery 1. Admit Powerlessness This step is about admitting that individuals struggling with addiction just don’t have control over their lives. From…

Drug Addiction Help

If you or a loved one struggles with drug addiction, you know what destruction the disease can cause. Addiction compromises both mental and physical health. It also puts a strain on personal and professional relationships, induces financial problems, and increases one’s risk of experiencing legal troubles. If you’re caught in the cycle of drug addiction,…

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Family Addiction Treatment

Addiction not only affects the user but also his or her family. Unfortunately, not everyone truly understands addiction. In fact, some people still think of it as a lack of willpower or control. However, it’s a mental disorder that requires addiction treatment. Getting the Family Involved in Addiction Treatment Getting family members involved in addiction…