Alcohol and Drug Treatment

Alcohol and Drug Treatment

What is Guest Blogging?

For some time now we’ve enjoyed reading posts from some very brave Addiction bloggers out there in the online blogosphere. Some of the journal entries we have come across detail the struggles addicts (and their loved ones) come across so clearly that the sharers have created online pseudonyms to keep their identity anonymous. This got us thinking about sharing some of the addiction blogs we are partial to; for your journey to Sobriety. It doesn’t really matter where you are in that journey or if you’re just here to support someone else on their journey.

You’ve Relapsed. Now What?

There you are waking up to the reality that you’ve relapsed. You’ve drank or used a drug and now you’re left hanging your head in regret. You really wanted to stay clean and sober but now you’ve gone and relapsed. What should you do? Give up and start using consistently again? Or own up to your slip and get yourself back into recovery pronto? The best choice is the latter, read on for more information about next steps to take after relapsing.

Is Your Teen Struggling with Drugs or Alcohol?

Are you worried your child has a problem with drugs or alcohol? If you’re concerned, chances are he or she may need help. The first step is always prevention–engaging your child to educate them about the dangers of alcohol or drug use. If you suspect that things have advanced beyond prevention, learn to recognize the signs, find help, and finally support your child as he or she moves through recovery.

Heavy Drinking vs. Alcoholism

Sometimes the line is thin between heavy drinking and alcoholism. Many of the same challenges impact heavy drinkers and alcoholics: legal woes, relationship and family problems, interference with work and personal obligations. Learn the facts to help determine the difference between heavy drinking and alcoholism in yourself or a loved one.

How to Tell a Close Person They Have a Drinking Problem

 It’s not always easy to approach a loved one with concern about the possibility that they may be an alcoholic. You run the risk of evoking a negative and sometimes angry response from them if they are in denial. For this reason, it is wise to learn a little bit about how to approach such a person. Tune in for some tips on how you can tell a close person if you think they have a drinking problem.

Celebrities Journeying the Road To Recovery

Alcohol and drug addiction is rampant in our society and celebrities are not exempt from such. I’m sure you’ve heard about various celebrities caught in the grip of addiction. While some do get free, others continue to struggle. Being in the spotlight does not make it any easier for them. Good news is that there are plenty of former addicts who have kicked the addiction to the curb and have created a life that they love, so if you happen to be struggling, read on for some inspiration and hope.

Drug Addiction Rehab Center in Costa Mesa, California

Alcohol and drug addiction are serious issues that destroy many lives and families. The number of people suffering in addiction is far too large. If you are seeking to end your addiction or if a loved one is struggling, Pat Moore Foundation is your solution, as it has an outstanding reputation for giving individualized, personal care to those who come into the program.

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Do Anxiety and Depression Cause Addiction?

When people struggle with anxiety or depression, drugs and alcohol often seem like a miraculous solution for the fear, discomfort, hopelessness or pain those disorders can cause. Unfortunately, that solution is only ever short-term. Drugs and alcohol may provide temporary relief, but when used as a means to escape a problem, those problems will only worsen, not go away.

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