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Learn The Nine Signs Of Elder Prescription Drug Addiction

December 29, 2016
Aging is inevitable. Although some people manage to grow older without encountering many health problems, just as many people must control medical issues with prescription medication. Whether they suffer from chronic pain or a specific disorder, drugs can vastly improve a person’s quality of life when used responsibly. However, prescription drugs can be abused just like any other chemica...

The Five Most Important Signs Of Drug Addiction To Know

December 27, 2016
Despite the volume of literature regarding addiction, there seems to be more of a focus on how to battle this disease, rather than the exhibiting signs of addiction. But like so many illnesses, recognizing the early signs of addiction is one of the keys of treating the disease, because it enables modification of behavior that can prevent a worsening of the addiction. There are no shortcu...

When Your Job Leads To Substance Abuse Vs Substance Abuse Leading To Joblessness

December 23, 2016
One of the most enduring myths surrounding drug and alcohol abuse is that addiction always leads to joblessness, or that people with addiction disorders float from job to job, unable to hold down steady employment for any length of time. In reality, the majority of people who suffer substance abuse and addiction are employed. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Depen...

New Jersey Substance Abuse Treatment Center- 4 Common Rehab Myths

December 21, 2016
Entertainment news headlines often feature stories about celebrities that have entered rehab facilities for one reason or another. There are even reality TV shows about substance abuse treatment centers. But are these really accurate depictions of what rehab is like? And is rehab something out of reach for most people? Rehab and substance abuse treatment is a mystery to many people. For ...

Solo Drinking Linked To Higher Risk Of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse For Teens

December 21, 2016
Parents today have a lot more to worry about than parents from just a generation ago. Social media has opened gateways to unprecedented connectivity that allows young people to have almost unlimited information literally at their fingertips. The problem is that teens generally don’t have the social maturity to filter out potentially negative influences, including those that encourage them to...

New Jersey Alcohol Addiction Center – Help Your Clients Manage Holiday Stress

December 20, 2016
The holidays mean time spent with family that often stirs up hidden emotions for those in early recovery causing great potential for alcohol abuse. The holidays can be filled with mixed emotions for those in early recovery. There’s often a sense of excitement about experiencing the joy of the season and gratitude to be able to share this special time with those close to us.  And yet many...

Does Drug Addiction Have To Lead To Divorce?

December 19, 2016
If you struggle with addiction or substance abuse, you already know that drug addiction has a way of creeping into every corner of your life. From performance at work to your relationships with your children, addiction can influence your emotions and the way you react to everyday stressors. It’s no surprise, then, that addiction can also take a serious toll on a marriage. Addiction also ...

Drug Addiction: The Shocking And Disastrous Tie To Trauma Exposed

December 16, 2016
There is a powerful connection that exists between trauma victims and substance abuse or addiction. Many people who have experienced a traumatic event or suffered ongoing trauma, turn to drugs or alcohol as a way to cope with negative emotions. While this type of self-medicating often works – at least temporarily – to quiet the sufferer’s feelings and memories, it can ultimately lead to addi...

Host An Alcohol Free Christmas Party- Keep Your Friends Out Of Alcohol Detox

December 16, 2016
Christmas is quickly approaching, which means plenty of parties, get-togethers, and mandatory work celebrations. Although you can’t always control whether alcohol will make an appearance at events hosted by others, you can host an alcohol-free celebration that is plenty of fun. Here are several ways to ensure your event is a success and you keep your friends out of alcohol detox. Be Sele...

Drug Addiction: The Five Most Common Substances Abused

December 15, 2016
Addiction comes in all shapes and sizes. Furthermore, a drug addiction doesn’t have to feature an illegal substance to cause serious health problems or disruptions in a person’s life. If you struggle with addiction, it may be helpful to know that you are by no means alone. Although addiction can often make a person feel isolated, knowing that others experience the same issue can be a sou...