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August 22, 2015
 

Why You Can’t Force an Addict to Get Better

 22Aug
Watching someone you love suffer through the pain of addiction can be devastating. So painful is this experience that some family members devote themselves full-time to encouraging the addict they love to seek help to get sober. You can’t force […]
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August 18, 2015
 

12-Step Programs

 18Aug
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12-step programs, which include groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and Pills Anonymous, have, for more than half of a century, been the single most popular option for achieving sobriety. These programs rely on a peer support model of […]
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August 14, 2015
 

Abuse of Crack and Cocaine

 14Aug
Woman Having Counselling Session
 
Though crack and cocaine both derive from the same drug, the profile of people who use these drugs is quite different. In the 1980s, cocaine users began producing crack, a crystal form of the drug that could be smoked. The […]
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August 10, 2015
 

Abuse of Designer and Synthetic Drugs

 10Aug
Designer and synthetic drugs, as the name implies, are manufactured chemical substances designed to get you high. These drugs attempt to mimic the effects of a well-known drug without running afoul of local laws. For example, synthetic marijuana is a […]
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