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Residential Addiction Treatment Center
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Taking sobriety one day at a time can seem obvious. But for someone living with a chronic illness like addiction, it’s a sound strategy.
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Alcohol use that begins as a social activity can soon become a problem to overcome. The important thing is to learn limits, recognize when there’s a problem, and seek help to recover so better choices can be made in the future.
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You may hope that if you give in and provide financial support or a place to stay, he will stop using. This is not likely to happen without professional help.
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Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, is a life-saving rescue medication that can reverse or temporarily stop the effects of an opioid overdose.
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The choice to discuss your recovery is a deeply personal one.
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Your sponsor is someone who is willing to walk you through the steps and help you remain sober by providing a support system when you feel threatened by relapse.
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If you’ve ever heard the expression, “Laughter is the best medicine,” you may be surprised to learn it is based on some scientific facts.
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Along with physical symptoms related to alcohol withdrawal, an alcoholic may also experience psychological symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and altered perception due to sleep deprivation.
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For many people, experimenting with binge drinking is the first step down the path to an alcohol use disorder.
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This is an instance where increased knowledge may help you avoid pitfalls that can open the door to a substance abuse problem.
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