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How to Reach Out for Help with Addiction

How to Know if I’m Addicted The fact that you are on this page now, searching for information on this topic, is a sure sign that in some shape or form, addiction to alcohol and/or drugs is affecting your life in a negative way. At the beginning…
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Commonly Abused Drugs Across Age Groups

Most Commonly Abused Drugs In each age group, there are certain drugs that are more likely to abused. The reasons for this vary, but most are associated with what is available to that specific age group, the specific influences that are around…
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Lifestyle Changes in Recovery: Rebuilding Family Relationships

How Addiction Can Cause Strain in Family Relationships If you’re struggling with addiction, you have most likely already experienced how negatively it can affect your family relationships. Even if you started using drugs or alcohol in the…
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Lifestyle Changes in Recovery: An Attitude of Gratitude

We are trained by society to continually assess what we have and seek more. With frantic minds and hollow hearts, we judge, analyze and consume material things. In such a wasteland of greed, superficiality and addiction, the struggle can…
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How to Talk to Your Children About Your Addiction Recovery

Why It’s Important to Talk to Your Kids About Your Recovery If you are a parent that is in recovery, you may wonder just how much your addiction has affected your children. It is understandable that approaching the subject of addiction and…
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Your Path to Mind & Body Wellness After Drug & Alcohol Treatment

How to Create a Personal Plan for Mind & Body Wellness Maintaining sobriety after overcoming a drug addiction can be difficult to do. There are many people who don’t realize they need to focus on their mental and physical well-being in…
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ADHD and Addiction: The Correlation

What is ADHD? ADHD is a real problem. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a mental disorder, characterized by inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, and problems with memory, motivation, organization and social skills. According…
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Lifestyle Changes in Recovery: Changing One’s Mindset

The Mindset of Active Addiction vs the Mindset in Recovery The inner landscape of the mind during active addiction can be a scary place. Over time, addiction can completely distort the way you perceive and think about the world around you. Addiction…
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The Difference Between IOP and 12 Step Meetings

Every person is unique, and addiction is unique to the person addicted. Addiction stories are different from one to the next. No one has a better grasp on that than A Better Today. For that reason, we extend several programs for recovery that…
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How to Talk About Your Child’s Substance Abuse Addiction

Addiction comes with its own stigma. Just the word can cause feelings of unease or an inability to understand the concept of the disease. But the reality of the situation is that addiction is a family disease and those who have seen your child…