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Stop Playing the Addiction Blame Game

Addicts often blame everyone but themselves. To admit having a problem and then taking responsibility for it are both very difficult to do. The truth is that attitude is very important when it comes to addiction recovery and blaming external sources for problems is counterproductive to successful sobriety. Blame never leads to real change. It …

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Helpful Tip: Include Exercise in Your Recovery

It seems like a simple idea, and maybe like an unnecessary thing to worry about when you have bigger issues to deal with, but exercise could be very important to your recovery from addiction. Some of the latest research into addiction treatment indicates that healthy lifestyle changes can help recovering addicts resist the urge to …

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Noted Trauma Expert Joins Promises P.A.T.H Treatment Center

Licensed psychologist Stevie Stanford, PhD, joins Promises P.A.T.H addiction and mental health treatment center as clinical director. Austin, TX (PRWEB) Aug. 26, 2014 – Promises Austin addiction treatment center is proud to welcome licensed psychologist Stevie Stanford, PhD, as Clinical Director. In this role, she will help expand the center’s dedicated trauma treatment program. Stanford …

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10 Ways to Deal with Persistent Loneliness

We all experience loneliness from time to time. Some is situational, as in we may be separated from loved ones and family members for a short period due to business, travel, school or other circumstances. Some loneliness is nearly inescapable, like the unbearable sadness and loneliness we feel after a loved one dies. While loneliness …

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How Does Family History Impact Risk for Drinking Problems?

All professionals who deal with alcohol-related issues know that a family history of diagnosable alcohol problems can significantly increase a person’s chances of developing his or her own pattern of problematic drinking. However, researchers are still exploring the ways in which such a history manifests in the present. In a study published in July 2014 …

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What Are the Key Characteristics of Daily Marijuana Users?

Anyone who uses marijuana has a significant chance of developing a diagnosable case of marijuana addiction (known technically as cannabis use disorder). As a rule, the risks for addiction rise sharply in people who use the drug every day or almost every day. In a study scheduled for publication in October 2014 in the journal …

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How Many People Die From Excessive Drinking?

Excessive drinking is a public health term that describes participation in any form of short- or long-term alcohol consumption capable of producing significant harm and/or triggering fatal outcomes. Specific forms of this practice include heavy drinking and binge drinking. In a study published in June 2014 in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal …

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Potentially Deadly N-Bomb Mimics Effects of LSD

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has blamed at least 19 deaths since March 2012 on a synthetic drug known as N-bomb. The drug mimics the hallucinogenic and euphoria-inducing effects of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Its most common street name comes from a series of the chemical ingredients that make it up, N-BOMe, although it is …

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