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Signs of Addiction

Find out if you or a loved one is struggling with addiction from our informative articles. Spot the signs early so you can get the help you need.

4 Ways to Figure Out What Kind of Drug Your Loved One is Using

By Colleen Marlett No content available.

Knowing what drug you're loved one is abusing is the first step in helping to conquer the addiction. We give you tips on how to... Continue Reading

The 5 Worst Excuses to Not Get Sober

By Lisa OBrien No content available.

For me and so many people in active addiction, the excuses were plentiful. Read on and see if any of the following excuses ring... Continue Reading

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When the Fog Cleared: The Moment I Knew I Was a Pain Pill Addict

By Patrick Biegler No content available.

We can all recover if we have the will and courage to follow the path to recovery. Continue Reading

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4 Predictable Warning Signs of a Relapse

By M. Lujan No content available.

It’s when we are caught off guard and with no knowledge of how to cope with such things when addicts may find themselves in tro... Continue Reading

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The Sick Cycle of Codependency

By Lisa OBrien No content available.

A codependent is always reaching to fix something, stretching to accommodate another and moving quickly to cover up the last pr... Continue Reading

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Why Addiction is an Endless Loop

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

When you do the math, it becomes quite clear why the disease of addiction is so complex and difficult to treat. Continue Reading

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How to Spot an Addictive Personality

By Addiction Helper No content available.

It is important for those who are beginning to realize they require help and concerned family members to learn what they can ab... Continue Reading

Woman rationalizes her addiction

6 Common Ways People Rationalize Addiction

By Audrey Beim No content available.

Rationalizing is something most of us do every day. In terms of addiction, however, rationalization can have serious or possibl... Continue Reading

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STUDY: We All Have Addiction-Like Tendencies

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

In an August 2016 article, psychology professor Brian Anderson asserts that everyone, to some extent, is wired for addiction. Continue Reading

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5 Subtle Signs That You Might Have a Drinking Problem

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

Checking off most of these signs means you have to think very carefully about the reasons why you work so hard to hide your dri... Continue Reading

Man hesitates to call for addiction help

Why Seeking Treatment is the First Big Obstacle

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

The reality is that entering treatment can easily cause a great deal of anxiety, fear and confusion. Continue Reading

Woman in active addiction stares into a fiery night sky

What It Feels Like to Be an Addict

By Kasey Cook No content available.

No one wants to feel like they are out of control of their own lives and, unfortunately, unless you are an addict or a recoveri... Continue Reading

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What If Addiction is Your Wake-Up Call?

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

Recognizing what your innermost self is trying to tell you can give you the opportunity to finally stop running away so you can... Continue Reading

Are You a Stress Addict?

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

Chronic stress is at an all-time high in the U.S., but people may be getting addicted to it. Find out the importance of taking ... Continue Reading

Addiction Switching: A Personal Account

By Robin Bright No content available.

One writer shares how she's uncovered the root issues in her life and is finding freedom through it. Continue Reading

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