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How To Help An Alcoholic
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How to Help an Alcoholic

There's a fine line between enabling and helping someone with an alcohol use disorder. Frequently, this line blurs when you live with the person whom the addiction snared. Would you know how to help an alcoholic? Most importantly, do you fully…
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Long Term Effects of Adderall

Adderall is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States. However, it's taken for reasons other than prescribed by individuals across various age groups and backgrounds. People also obtain it illegally, which potentially leads…
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Signs of Childhood Trauma in Adults

Trauma during the childhood years happens more frequently than people imagine. It rarely receives the type of treatment it would require to prevent far-reaching adverse results. Case in point is substance abuse, which is a common outcropping.…
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Common Signs of Alcoholism

If you believe you or someone you love suffer dependence on alcohol, simply knowing some common signs of this disease helps you identify your next steps. But you should never let doubt keep you from getting the help you need. Simply suspecting…
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7 College Campuses in Colorado That Have Great Substance Abuse Resources for Students

Substance abuse is an increasing problem on college campuses. According to a study on Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2015, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) found that 31.9% of college students participated in binge…
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Vivitrol Aids in Addiction Recovery

Vivitrol: The Recovery Aid You’ve Been Looking For Vivitrol treatment is now available for addiction recovery at AspenRidge Recovery. For people who suffer with drug addiction or alcoholism, their conditions are often ongoing. Addiction is…
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NA vs AA vs PA – All “Anonymous” Groups Explained

Today, many anonymous groups exist to help people recover from their addiction. The 12-step anonymous tradition all started with Alcoholics Anonymous - or AA. The 12 steps were originally called the “12 Traditions,” and they were written…
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What It Means to be Adult Children of Alcoholics

Being the child of an alcoholic is both difficult and chaotic. There may have been domestic violence, emotional abuse or neglect. At its best, childhood may have been unpredictable. The trauma of childhood is extremely impactful and has an…
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Top 10 Binge Drinking Universities in CO

Top 10 Universities in Colorado Where Binge Drinking is a BIG Problem For some of the top universities in Colorado, binge drinking has become a serious issue. The college years are known to be the best times of your life. This may be – at…
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A Complete Guide to Intervention: All the Steps Explained

An addiction intervention can be tough but it can also mark a turning point in an addict’s life. Seeing a family member of friend struggle with a drug addiction can be overwhelming, even more so when the addict is oblivious of the impact the…