living with an addicted family member

What is it Like to Live with a Drug Addicted Family Member?

There may be nothing more stressful than living with an addicted family member. It doesn't matter what drug they are addicted to. While the drugs they use may be different from family to family, their behaviors are very similar.
As a Loved One, Where Can I Get Help?
Beginning the Journey_ Detox vs. Cold Turkey
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Beginning the Journey: Detox vs. Cold Turkey

If you are ready to finally get off drugs for good, the road to recovery you choose can make the battle for sobriety even more difficult. You can choose to detox in a professional facility or try to go cold turkey to gain freedom from your addiction.…
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When Should You Hold an Intervention?

It can be challenging to help a loved one struggling with addiction. Sometimes a direct, honest conversation can start the road to the recovery and relationship healing. But it’s not always that easy. When it comes to addiction, the person…
7 tips when looking for rehab
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What is Purple Heroin?

It’s fair to say that most people know that heroin is not only a drug, but a dangerous- highly addictive drug. When the news and social media platforms begin to alert the public with announcements warning people of a deadly strand of heroin,…
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Hardest 12 Steps to Complete: Relapse Prevention

There are many people who see addiction as something that is never under their control. They spend their lives with vices that break down their minds, bodies and personal relationships. Some don't even think they have a problem, nor do they…
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Opioid Epidemic: The Wave of Fentanyl Overdoses

The opioid epidemic is a public health crisis that has affected millions of people across the nation. Opioids are a highly-addictive class of drugs that are meant to relieve severe pain. Opioids include heroin, an illegal drug, and synthetic…
7 tips when looking for rehab
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7 Things to Look for When Choosing a Treatment Center

7 Things to Look for When Choosing a Treatment Center Going to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction is a big decision that can change the rest of a person’s life. When you get help, you put your life in the hands of an addiction-based…