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By: New Life

depression

The Relationship Between Depression and Alcohol

An interdependence exists between depression and alcohol. For some people, depression occurs first, and alcohol is used to self-medicate or try...

drugs

The Dangers of Mixing Drugs

When one drug ceases to give that high or euphoric feeling, some people will start adding other drugs to attempt to...

women

Challenges for Women Who Struggle with Addiction

Life is very difficult for those who struggle with an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. There are specific challenges, however, that...

love

Learning to Love Yourself Again

Valentine’s Day is the time of year when people profess their romantic love for one another. But when was the last...

withdrawl

The Effects of Withdrawal from Opioids

Opioids are a group of very powerful drugs, and their side effects can be very dangerous. Continued opioid use can cause...

addiction

What Using Heroin Can Do to Your Body

The effects of heroin on the body are reciprocal: the greater the intensity of the pleasure, the greater risk of negative...

alcohol

Is Alcoholism Inherited or Learned?

For years, alcoholism was seen by many as a family trait that was passed down from generation to generation mercilessly, often...

journal

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution of Recovery

New Year’s resolutions are broken almost as often as they are kept. Addiction relapse in recovery is also all too common....

life

Overcoming Substance Abuse: Finding Strength to Change Your Life

The decisions we make when life is easy are merely decisions. It is the decisions we make when we are in...

brain

How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Substances

How many of us have thought that substance abuse was our fault, or even our choice? How many of us tell...

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