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February 8, 2015
 

Understanding Denial

 08Feb
Denial, first identified by famed psychiatrist Sigmund Freud, is one of the most powerful defense mechanisms the human mind has at its disposal. Almost all addicts struggle with denial at some point. Though this denial can temporarily dull the pain […]
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February 4, 2015
 

Understanding the Disease of Substance Abuse

 04Feb
To the uninitiated, substance abuse can look a lot like a choice. After all, no one forces an addict to take another drink, buy more drugs, or steal money to fund an addiction. Diseases, though, can affect behavior as well […]
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January 31, 2015
 

How to Know if Intensive Outpatient Treatment is Right for Me?

 31Jan
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Intensive Outpatient Treatment (commonly known as IOP – Intensive Outpatient Program) is an intensive program recommended in some cases for individuals who are trying to overcome a drug or alcohol-related problem. IOP can be used to address drug issues when […]
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January 27, 2015
 

What to Expect From Sobriety: Understanding the Recovery Process

 27Jan
Drug and alcohol addiction can’t be cured overnight. Instead, much like recovery from cancer, diabetes, and similar chronic illnesses, recovery from addiction is a process that takes time. The longer you remain sober, the more likely it is that you’ll […]
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