Archive for Addiction

6 Ways Your Environment Impacts Your Recovery

Environmental influence is something most people understand on a fundamental level. A host of variables in a person’s environment affect personality, attitudes and habits, so it makes sense that environments shape a person’s relationship to drugs and alcohol. Research shows that developing an addiction is about 50% genetic and 50% environmental. What role does your environment […]

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Importance of Addiction Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has transformed everyday life, including experiences with health. Social precautions and uncertainty about the future can make health conditions such as Alcohol Addiction more difficult to deal with. If you feel scared or confused about managing your Alcohol Addiction during these times, a Recovery center such as 7 […]

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How to Help Someone Dealing With Addiction

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Knowing someone who has an addiction is not uncommon, but knowing the best way to help a loved one with an addiction can be confusing and even scary. When someone has an addiction, it can affect every aspect of their lives as well as the lives of their loved ones. You will inevitably be concerned […]

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What Is the Opioid Crisis?

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The news is full of stories about how more and more people are becoming addicted to opioids each year, but just what is the opioid crisis? Why is it such a big deal? And how did the opioid epidemic start at all? Knowing the who, what, when and why of this crisis is the first […]

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What Is Substance Addiction?

What Is Substance Addiction

Substance Addiction — these two words describe a life ensnared by a horrifying disease. What begins as curiosity or perhaps a coping mechanism to deal with life’s troubles can quickly escalate to a disorder where you return to drugs or alcohol over and over again. Even when the substance hurts you and your closest relationships, […]

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