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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.

How to Approach the Topic of Drugs at Every Stage of Your Child's Life

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

By age 13, roughly 8.1% of kids have tried marijuana, and 20.5% have tried alcohol or some other drug. Learn how to start the c... Continue Reading

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Teenage Drug Use: What You Can Do

By Angel W. Abott

Teenage drug use is a big concern for parents. Learn how to read the signs and approach the situation if you think your teen is... Continue Reading

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6 Common Personality Traits of an Addict

By Tess Chedsey

Addictive Personality Disorder isn't a formal diagnosis but these six common personality traits found in addicts may make for a... Continue Reading

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Why Some People Become Addicts and Others Don't

By Angel W. Abott

The nature of addiction is a mystery, but there are certain signs and behaviors that you can look for to better understand the ... Continue Reading

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Signs You Have a Drinking Problem

By Angel W. Abott

Are you worried you have a drinking problem? We explore some of the signs and symptoms as well as some of the possible underlyi... Continue Reading

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10 Behavioral & Physical Indicators Your Teen May Be on Drugs

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Think your child may be on drugs? Use our quick checklist of warning signs so you know what to look for. Continue Reading

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Why Do So Many People Overdose?

By Angel W. Abott

From celebrity drug deaths to a first-timer's lethal attempt, overdoses are all too common. Why does this keep happening? Continue Reading

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How to Spot an Addiction Problem

By Angel W. Abott

Addiction is a devastating cycle of denial, craving and relapse. Find out how to tell if you or a loved on has an addiction pro... Continue Reading

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Why Addicts Use Denial as a Defense Mechanism

Denial can be seen as a defense mechanism that shelters an addict from the truth they cannot confront. Continue Reading

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