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 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, […]

5 Reasons Why Support Groups are Great in Recovery

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The concept of a “support group” is widely used in all different situations. These gatherings play an important role for the sharing of ideas and understanding new perspectives. Let’s take a closer look at what support group represents. A support group can be defined as “a group of people with a common experiences and/or concerns, […]

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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