addiction prevention
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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…
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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.…