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Living With High Functioning Alcoholism

Living With A High Functioning Alcoholic

Living with a high functioning alcoholic can be a heavy burden to carry for family members. Aside from its health impacts, alcohol abuse can destroy personal relationships with a spouse, children, and even friends. It can increase stress and…
Negative Effects Of Peer Pressure

How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed (in Recovery)

Changing a lifestyle can be extremely hard, possibly due to the fear and confusion of altering habitual activities and routines. Our daily routines are important for providing a sense of control over strong emotions. Unfortunately, not all practices…
Battling Substance Abuse In Jail

What Happens to Drug Addicts in Jail?

The sad realities of drug abuse are not exclusive to its impacts on health. In fact, issues frequently cascade, affecting outside factors, including family life, the workplace, and the community. Communities nationwide are riddled with the complex…
Negative Effects Of Peer Pressure

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Negative Effects Of Peer Pressure

Effects of Peer Pressure

Overall, there are two types of effects of peer pressure: negative and positive. In life, we are often influenced by the lifestyle of our peers. Those we are close with, whether it's family, friends, classmates, or co-workers, to some degree,…
Negative Effects Of Peer Pressure

Why does my addicted loved one’s therapist keep telling me to go to Al-anon?

Laura Whitcomb, LPC, CACII As an adult child of two alcoholic parents I was seeking answers. I recall my first Al-anon meeting. I went in there and ranted and raved about all the ways my parents had wronged me. Though it felt good to speak…