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  • Does Holiday Stress Amplify Issues Such As Alcoholism & Drug Abuse
    Does Holiday Stress Amplify Issues Such as Alcoholism or Drug Abuse? Does Holiday Stress Amplify Issues Such as Alcoholism or Drug Abuse?

    Does Holiday Stress Amplify Issues Such as Alcoholism or Drug Abuse?

Does Holiday Stress Amplify Issues Such as Alcoholism or Drug Abuse?

For some, the holidays are a festive time for gathering with family, eating delicious foods, and gift-giving, but for others, it can be a struggle for survival. Regardless of how people spend their holidays, everyone can mostly agree that they are stressful in nature. While some handle the stress with benign activities such as relaxing…
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    16 Unfortunate Long-term Effects of Alcoholism 16 Unfortunate Long-term Effects of Alcoholism

    16 Unfortunate Long-term Effects of Alcoholism

16 Unfortunate Long-term Effects of Alcoholism

Posted by Myra Davis to Sobriety Long-term drinkers stay off the wagon for a number of reasons. I've met alcoholics who are afraid to face painful emotions, don't think they can quit, or worry about living without their crutch. Whether you're an alcoholic or know someone who is, consider 16 effects of long-term alcoholism that can…
  • Faces of Meth
    Faces of Meth Faces of Meth

    Faces of Meth

Faces of Meth

Meth (Methamphetamine) is an extremely addictive stimulant drug which is very similar in its effects to amphetamine. This drug can be snorted, smoked, taken orally or melted down into a liquid and injected. Meth produces a feeling of intense euphoria by producing increased amounts of dopamine in the brain. The majority of meth which is…
  • What Is Meth?
    What Is Meth? What Is Meth?

    What Is Meth?

What Is Meth?

Methamphetamine is usually presented as a white, crystal-like substance that can dissolve when it is placed in a liquid. Meth is not a natural drug, but is produced through the combination of several industrial chemicals and substances. The produced nature of meth means that it is often very concentrated and strong, leading to an intense…
  • Friends & Family
    10 Things Recovering Addicts Want You To Know 10 Things Recovering Addicts Want You To Know

    10 Things Recovering Addicts Want You To Know

10 Things Recovering Addicts Want You To Know

Posted by Myra Davis to Sobriety How would you rate your knowledge and understanding of addiction recovery? Maybe you're walking the journey today with a loved one or barely understand the struggles a recovering co-worker is facing. I encourage you to discover 10 things recovering addicts want you to know about their experiences and realities. Use…
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    Best Drug Rehabilitation Top Donor to Walk Like MADD Best Drug Rehabilitation Top Donor to Walk Like MADD

    Best Drug Rehabilitation Top Donor to Walk Like MADD

Best Drug Rehabilitation Top Donor to Walk Like MADD

Part of recovering from addiction comes from making amends and righting the wrongs of one's past. This comes in many forms, from direct apology to service work in the community. In this spirit, Best Drug Rehabilitation clients and staff members participated in the first Walk Like MADD event that had ever been held in Grand…
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    11 Misguided Ways You Could Be Enabling A Loved One’s Addiction 11 Misguided Ways You Could Be Enabling A Loved One’s Addiction

    11 Misguided Ways You Could Be Enabling A Loved One’s Addiction

11 Misguided Ways You Could Be Enabling A Loved One’s Addiction

Posted by Myra Davis to Addiction In an effort to survive your loved one's addiction, you help, worry about, and support them. I understand. You're trying to preserve your family, protect your addicted loved one, and navigate the difficult world of addiction. So often, though, I've seen well-meaning family members and friends enable loved ones to…
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    14 Things You Can Do When You Have a Craving During Recovery 14 Things You Can Do When You Have a Craving During Recovery

    14 Things You Can Do When You Have a Craving During Recovery

14 Things You Can Do When You Have a Craving During Recovery

Posted by Myra Davis to Sobriety How many drug cravings do you have a day? I've known recovering addicts who struggle anywhere from a few times a week to dozens of times a day. No matter how often you crave your substance of choice, you don't have to give in. Try 14 things that help you…
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    The 7 Habits of Highly Addicted People The 7 Habits of Highly Addicted People

    The 7 Habits of Highly Addicted People

The 7 Habits of Highly Addicted People

Posted by Myra Davis to Addiction Every drug addict has a tell. What do I mean? Like amateur gamblers might cough, blink, or smile when they hold a winning hand, addicts show signs of their addiction. Your addicted coworker, spouse, or friend tries really hard to hide the truth, but you'll see reality sooner or later…
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    6 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Recovering Addict 6 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Recovering Addict

    6 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Recovering Addict

6 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Recovering Addict

Posted by Myra Davis to Sobriety When was the last time someone complimented or criticized you? Words hold power and can motivate you to work harder for success or discourage you to give up in defeat. The words you say hold power, too. That's why you never want to say these six things to someone who is recovering…