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Addiction Prevention

Relapse and Addiction Prevention It is important to understand that drug addiction is a chronic disease. By understanding the chronic nature of drug addiction, it is possible to frame addiction as a lifetime condition that requires persistent…

Isolation and Sense of Loss During the Holiday Season

Many people feel an overwhelming sense of loss and isolation during the holidays, and those feelings and emotions can trigger a relapse and use of alcohol or drugs to mask the pain. Mental health challenges and addictive tendencies are heightened…
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You're Sober, But Now You Have to Take Pain Pills

Your path in life was has been a tough one. When you finally graduated your drug rehab program, you made a promise to your spouse, your children and most importantly yourself that you would never again use any kind of mind-altering substance.…