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Helping a Loved One With Addiction to Overcome

People battling alcohol or drug addiction are likely to experience short- and long-term physical problems and mental issues. The effects of their behaviors can also cause various forms of suffering to their loved ones. Those who’re more likely to experience the negative impacts include parents, spouses, friends, children, and relatives. If you have a loved…

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Family And Overdose Risks

Living with drug addiction is a heartbreaking situation for people. One of the scariest things when dealing with addiction is the thought that you may overdose. There were 67,367 drug overdoses in 2018, according to the CDC. This significant number is stunning and cause for alarm for those who use drugs. Also, family and overdose…

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Addiction Stigmas

When you battle with substance abuse, you not only deal with the pain of drug use but of addiction stigmas, as well. Stigma consists of the negative perceptions that people and society have about something. However, stigma is also an unfair negative assessment, and it’s undeserved. In the case of the substance abuser, stigma can…

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Addiction And Your Family

Addiction harms many things in society and people’s lives. It hurts your body, for one thing. You may damage your internal organs, brain, and even overdose from doing drugs. In addition, drugs hurt your mental and emotional well-being. It also harms society, communities, and families. It does so by breaking down interpersonal relationships, destroying trust,…