Category Archives: Addiction

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Alex Azar Named New Secretary of Health and Human Services Dept.

Alex Michael Azar II, the former president of the American branch of Eli Lilly & Co. pharmaceuticals, was sworn in on Monday, January 26th as the new Secretary of the Health and Human Services Department. Azar, who was President Donald Trump’s first choice for the position, will be replacing the former HHS Secretary Tom Price. […]

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Prochaska and DiClemente’s Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery

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Six Stages of Change

Recovery from addiction is long and tedious. The individuals working through their substance abuse disorders experience a number of changes both during and after treatment. Most of the time, these changes reflect a pattern that has since become a model for the addiction recovery process: the Transtheoretical Model, also called the Six Stages of Change. […]

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The Basics of Writing an Intervention Letter

Intervention Letter

Holding an intervention isn’t an easy task, even with help from a specialist. An intervention needs to be handled with just the slightest bit of caution if you want it to turn out successful. Preparing in advance by writing and practicing an intervention letter is one way to strengthen the effectiveness of your group’s confrontation […]

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Resolve to Follow Through: Sober Resolutions for 2018

Resolve to follow through

The New Year is seen as a new beginning. Many people with the “new year, new you” mentality consider it to be a fresh start. After all, the New Year and the resolutions we make when the clock strikes midnight are a promise to ourselves for a brighter, happier future. This is especially true for […]

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Is Inpatient Treatment Right for Me?

How do you know if inpatient treatment is right for you?

Addicts have the tendency to become frustrated when the treatments they try don’t work right away, as anyone would with a disease that’s difficult to treat successfully. Often the reason keeping someone addicted to drugs or alcohol from finding success is they haven’t tried the right strategy or found the right fit in a treatment […]

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How Do I Tell My Family About My Addiction?

How do I tell my family about my addiction

Self-examination can be tough. No one wants to admit to making a mistake. Regardless, being open is an important part of changing any person’s lifestyle. This is especially true when it comes to addiction. Being honest with yourself is a critical part of recognizing your own need for help. Unfortunately, most people hit rock bottom […]

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