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Connections Between Anger and Addiction

Many people associate anger with addiction, either through personal experience or perhaps the way that addiction is often portrayed in the...

The Relationship Between Addiction and Codependency

Codependency as a concept in psychology gained popularity in the 1980s. At that time, the concept was predominantly assumed to be...

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Piecing It Together: Making Sense of the Chaos of Addiction

Turning your life around is not like pushing a button, unfortunately. After making the life-changing decision to stop drinking or using...

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The Connection Between ADHD and Addiction

Within a substance use disorder (SUD) diagnosis, there are other diagnoses that are also commonly found. One of these diagnoses is...

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8 Addiction Relapse Prevention Techniques that Work

Once you have made it through your original treatment to learn how to beat addictions, the focus turns to prevent addiction...

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8 Ways to Set Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

One of the most important emotional skills to learn in addiction recovery is how to set boundaries. As you become more...

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Why Do Opioids Carry Such a High Risk of Overdose?

The opioid epidemic has become a major health crisis in the United States. What started for many as medication for severe...

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Can Voluntary Treatment for Alcohol Addiction Help Me in Court?

Very few things in life are more sobering than seeing the lights in your mirror and hearing the siren behind you...

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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...

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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....

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