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illustration of 4 people in a 12-Step group meeting - getting treatment
Drug and alcohol addiction treatment in a professional setting is critical for anyone with a moderate to severe addiction. It may seem like the solution is simple – just stop using the substance. But willpower alone is not enough. Addiction is a chronic brain disease that responds best to medical and therapeutic intervention. What Happens...
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senior man and his son bonding - talking sitting close on couch - make a plan
You have decided now is the time. You are going to get the help you need for your substance use disorder. That’s great news. It is also news you are going to need to share—in greater or lesser detail—with a significant number of people. That might seem scary. Especially if you have been effectively hiding...
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man in his early thirties sitting at home with laptop and files of paperwork - returning to work
Heading back to work after you have been away can be challenging. Think about the final day of a vacation. No matter how relaxing your time away has been, the odds are pretty good that on that last day, you are already thinking about all the emails and projects that await you when you get...
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pretty brunette young woman sitting at coffee table at home smiling and making notes - languishing
To Languish Is to Struggle Many people are struggling right now. The public health emergency (which is, unfortunately, ongoing) has upended our lives in so many ways. And while we have dealt with all of the changes—and the changes to those changes—brought on by the pandemic, there have been plenty of other things that have...
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group of four friends visiting over coffee at a table in a cafe or restaurant - misconceptions
Misconceptions About Addiction Imagine yourself sitting at a table with three other people. Maybe you have come together for a meal or to play cards or just to enjoy each other’s company. The conversation wanders here and there, as conversations do, until one person—maybe it’s you—mentions a mutual friend who has been drinking too much....
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Woman refusing a drink - Addiction
For the person who is experiencing it, the development of a substance use disorder can feel like a rapid descent—almost a free fall—from being a sober individual to being someone who has an addiction to drugs or alcohol. The reality is that a substance use disorder develops over a period of time and generally involves...
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Pill Bottle - Painkillers
Anytime you’re experiencing significant amounts of pain, you likely have only one priority: finding a way to make the pain stop. If the pain is bad enough, you probably won’t pay too much attention to exactly how the pain is alleviated. The “how” doesn’t feel nearly as important as the end result. Knowing the Difference...
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Prescription Pill Bottle - Antidepressants
When it comes to living a happy and successful life, good mental health is every bit as important as good physical health. Just as an injury or condition in our body can prevent us from enjoying activities or pursuing goals, a mental health issue can sideline us—sometimes for an extended period. Antidepressants and Mental Health...
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Bowling - Recreational Therapy
Most of us have a picture in our mind of what therapy looks like. The most clichéd image that pops to mind is probably that of a person reclined on a couch explaining their problems or fears to a therapist who sits upright in a chair taking notes and asking leading questions. Therapy Clichés Or...
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cartoon of man with large question mark and exclamation mark by him - marijuana
It is undeniable that society’s attitudes about marijuana (also called cannabis) have been rapidly changing over the last several years. A Shift in Perception As of this writing, 15 states have made cannabis legal for recreational use (we should note that Kansas is not one of these states) and many more have made it legal...
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