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Types of Addiction

When discussing the various types of addiction, most people immediately make a mental list of drugs. Examples might include cocaine and heroin. Keep in mind, however, that the substance abuse is just a symptom of other underlying problems. For more on how substance addictions affect Americans, check out the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use…

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Addiction Treatment Centers

There are the addiction treatment centers that try to cater to everyone. Then, there are those that specialize in serving a particular demographic. As a man, how do you differentiate one set of facilities from the other? More importantly, how can doing so help you in your recovery? Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment Centers vs. General Facilities…

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How To Find Drug Addiction Help

If your son is showing signs of a drug addiction, now is the time to help. By getting addiction treatment as soon as possible, he’ll have the best chances for successful sobriety. Addiction is progressive, so when it’s caught in the early stages, recovery is much easier. Discover how the right drug addiction help can…

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Codependency and Addiction Recovery

Often, substance abuse continues because of enablers. Unfortunately, many enablers don’t realize they’re contributing to an addiction, and users have trouble understanding their codependency. If you’re codependent, you may be hurting a loved one with a variety of unhealthy behaviors. In some cases, both the user and the enabler are codependent. By understanding codependency and…