Category: Relationships

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Alcohol Rehab 101: Know the Difference Between Good Friends & Bad Influences

Whether you’re in the process of recovering from alcohol addiction or considering breaking the habit, you’ve likely come across the advice that having a dependable support group is necessary to recovery. After all, when you attempt to fight addiction yourself, it can easily feel like a losing battle. With people to help you, they can…
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How to Expand Your Social Circle in Recovery Part 2

This article is continued from part 1. One of the most powerful aspects of addiction is its ability to make addicts feel alienated from the rest of the world, and from the people who care about them and want to help them get better. For this reason, recovery needs to inherently have a social aspect…
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How to Expand Your Social Circle in Recovery Part 1

One of the most powerful aspects of addiction is its ability to make addicts feel alienated from the rest of the world, and from the people who care about them and want to help them get better. For this reason, recovery needs to inherently have a social aspect that helps addicts overcome this alienation and…
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Preventing Suicide

Is your loved one at risk for suicide? Suicide is shockingly high among people who struggle with substance addiction. It’s important to be aware of the risks and be able to reach out to your loved one if they’re entertaining thoughts of suicide.

Suicide and Substance Abuse

More than 39,000 Americans per year take their own lives. People who struggle with addiction are a whopping 6 times more likely to commit suicide. 1 in 3 people who commit suicide also have drugs in their system, usually opiates or alcohol. It’s obvious that there’s a strong connection between suicide and substance abuse, particularly…
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Talking with Your Friend about Substance Abuse

You’ve noticed that your friend has changed. She’s unable to hold up her responsibilities at home and at work. She’s let some of the hobbies and friends that used to mean so much to her slip away. You’re concerned that her habits with drugs or alcohol are impairing her life, and that she may not…
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Opening a Conversation about Substance Abuse with Your Teen

As a parent, you know that something is wrong with your teen, but you’re worried about broaching the topic. In fact, you’ve probably already had a few conversations, and they haven’t gone well. Conversations about substance abuse are fraught with sensitive feelings, accusations, blame, and defensiveness. It can go south quickly. How can you communicate…
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