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Family Role in Addiction Recovery

Family Role in Addiction Recovery

Family dynamics are greatly affected by substance abuse and addiction. Trust and communication are often severely damaged or destroyed. Relationships between family members may seem irreparable in light of an addiction discovery. Those not involved in substance abuse...

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Addiction Therapy for Alcoholism

Addiction Therapy for Alcoholism

If you're struggling with alcoholism and are looking for treatment and therapy, there are many options open to you. Addiction therapy for alcoholism offers many different formats through individual and group programs. Perhaps you haven't admitted yet that you have...

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Benefits of Addiction Therapy

Benefits of Addiction Therapy

Addiction therapy offers many positive benefits for those struggling with a substance abuse disorder. Detox is often the first step in ridding the body of the physical influence of drugs and alcohol, but counseling can be considered detox for the mind. Counseling for...

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Addiction Therapy in Los Angeles

Addiction Therapy in Los Angeles

Substance abuse therapy is an important part of the addiction recovery process. Clients will work with substance abuse therapists located in Los Angeles to help them through the entire addiction recovery process, from the beginning of physical dependence to the end...

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How Trauma Affects the Brain

How Trauma Affects the Brain

Roughly four percent of men and 10 percent of women will experience the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder during their lifetime. PTSD is often the result of sexual trauma at a young age but can develop from many other experiences of trauma as well. PTSD is a...

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Emotional Health Vs Mental Health

Emotional Health Vs Mental Health

Mental health and emotional health are two terms that are often interchanged, but they do not necessarily mean the same thing. Many people eventually realize that emotional health and mental health are important to overall health. In order to consider your mental or...

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Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adults

Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adults

Memories from childhood can affect people strongly as adults. Many people have fond childhood memories that they never forget. Unfortunately, the ability to be shaped early in childhood can also result in bad memories and experiences sticking with people and causing...

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How to Deal with a Toxic Family Member

How to Deal with a Toxic Family Member

In general, toxic relationships are detrimental and hard to deal with. However, it gets even more complicated when those relationships are with toxic family members. After all, you potentially have an easier time dealing with toxic co-workers or toxic friends as you...

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What to Say to Someone Who Relapsed

What to Say to Someone Who Relapsed

For every one of the 20 million Americans who are dealing with addiction, there are many more friends and relatives next to them who also have to deal with the fallout in their lives. Addiction never only affects the person directly struggling with it. When the...

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