Risk Factors of Addiction for Men

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Addiction in men comes with a unique set of factors that can affect them healing and getting better. These factors can affect their decision to get help, as well as their continued struggles with addiction. The stigma surrounding addiction and getting professional care can affect men differently than it can women. However, this much-needed beneficial […]

Stages of Drug Addiction

A woman and her therapist discuss the stages of drug addiction.

Addiction affects everyone differently. Some people begin using drugs early, slowly developing physical and psychological dependence over the course of years. Others develop an addiction rapidly over months or even weeks. Regardless of the length of time it takes to develop a diagnosable substance use disorder, there are four distinctive stages of drug addiction.  If […]

The 4 Stages of Alcoholism

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Alcoholism is a complex and chronic disease affecting millions of people worldwide. Alcohol addiction does not develop overnight. Rather, it progresses over time through several stages. By understanding the 4 stages of alcoholism, we learn the importance of early intervention and treatment. Therefore, it is crucial to know the warning signs of alcoholism, its symptoms, […]

The Concept of Spirituality in Recovery from a Substance Addiction

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Complicating any discussion of the role that Recovery of Spirit plays in helping someone to heal from a Substance Use Disorder is that there is no single, widely agreed-upon definition of spirituality. The concept of spirit and spirituality have evolved over the years, but what it means to heal spiritually is extremely relevant in recovery. […]

The Danger of Consuming Beer

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By Chris Farni Alcoholism is considered to be a craving for the use of strong drinks which contain high dosage of alcohol. However, the majority of alcoholics start their addiction path with consuming the typical relatively weaker beer. Today it seems like beer is consumed by “everyone and everywhere”, youngsters and elders, men and women, […]

Movies to Watch When in Recovery from Addiction

By Chris Farni When in recovery from substance abuse, you need some options of new activities which can help you recover and not feel as if recovery is the most boring option to be found. Such activities have many benefits, ranging from keeping away boredom to relapse prevention. Are you looking for any suggestions? How […]

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