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What To Look For When Choosing A Drug Rehab Center

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What To Look For When Choosing A Drug Rehab Center

Do you know someone who is struggling with an addiction?  Are they ready to receive help?  If so, it is time to start looking into drug rehab centers. Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse Before you begin your search for an adequate rehabilitation center, know there is nothing you can do to force a…

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Shoplifting Behavior: Addiction Or Complex Disorder?

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Shoplifting Behavior: Addiction Or Complex Disorder?

Have you felt the act of stealing give you momentarily pleasure that leaves you ashamed and guilty after? Have you ever found yourself stealing items with an intense urge that worsens every time? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be suffering from shoplifting addiction or kleptomania. Thousands of people shoplift in…

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5 Practical Tips For Dealing With An Addiction

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5 Practical Tips For Dealing With An Addiction

Dealing with an addiction is for many people one of the hardest things that they will ever face. Depending on the severity of the issue it can take months, if not years, to kick a habit. Even then, some people are still never able to fully beat their own addictions.  Most people assume that addictions…

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How Can You Tell If Someone Has A Cocaine Addiction?

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How Can You Tell If Someone Has A Cocaine Addiction?

The highs that come with experimenting with a drug are very quickly far outweighed when the weight of a serious addiction begins to take hold. Addiction to any substance is an illness and can ruin multiple aspects of a person’s life and will also often have a negative impact on those around the sufferer. In…

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How To Spot The Early Warning Signs Of Drug Addiction

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How To Spot The Early Warning Signs Of Drug Addiction

How do you catch a drug addiction before it has gone too far? Often by the time an intervention is staged, a person’s addiction to drugs has escalated so far that it is having a profound impact on their life, as well as the lives of those around them. By this point, the symptoms of…

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Drug Abuse and the Brain

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Drug Abuse and the Brain

Anyone who has suffered from a drug addiction or has watched a loved one suffer with one knows of the devastating effects it can have in one’s life. It is certainly no secret that drug abuse can forever alter a person’s life, often even having fatal consequences. Those who abuse drugs find they are no…

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What is Equine Assisted Therapy? How Can it Help Drug Addictions?

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What is Equine Assisted Therapy? How Can it Help Drug Addictions?

Equine Assisted Therapy & Its Role In Drug Addiction Treatment Drug addiction is perpetuated by the human ability to hide self-truth. Once hooked, the addict manipulates and lies to both himself and others, in order to continue addictive behaviors. Long time addicts become adept at the use of half-truths to maintain their harmful lifestyles. Emotional…

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How To Know If Someone Is Addicted To Prescription Drugs

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How To Know If Someone Is Addicted To Prescription Drugs

Almost any drug can become addictive.  Some of the most commonly abused drugs are those that when prescribed by a doctor can be very beneficial.  Pain medication poses many dangers to patients who continue taking them after their recommended dose.  Most doctors exercise caution when prescribing pain medication because misuse can cause serious damage and…

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Addiction Treatment – What to Expect

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Addiction Treatment - What to Expect

There are many different types of addiction which of course means there are many different types of treatment for it, but this does not mean that there are not extremely pertinent similarities in methods of treatment. While it should be patently obvious that there is no one way of treating everybody for addiction, this doesn’t…

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