Addiction Recovery Guide (Page 20)

Self-Respect and Addiction Recovery - The Name of the Game

In my opinion, self-respect is the most important thing we have, as human beings. We can't buy it anywhere, no one else can give it to us, and without it our lives become much more difficult. If you are dealing with any kind of addictive behaviour such as alcohol or drug misuse, eating disorders, smoking, gambling, internet addiction, compulsive overspending or relationship addiction, becoming... ❯❯❯

Recovery From Addiction - How the Serenity Prayer Can Help

These days, a lot of people have heard of the Serenity Prayer. Anyone who has gone to 12 Step meetings such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous or Al-Anon for relief from alcohol or drug addiction will recognize this prayer as the group recitation at the end of these meetings. God, grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And... ❯❯❯

What Makes a Detox Rehab Program Successful?

Detox rehab is not always successful. In fact, some people can receive drug addiction treatment and go right back to using soon after leaving the treatment facility. But it is also true that thousands of addicts finish detox and never use drugs again. So what is the difference between a successful drug rehab and an unsuccessful one? Here are some of the main factors that make drug rehab... ❯❯❯

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse - Behavioral Changes

The signs of drug abuse are too often obvious only after we find that there is a drug problem of long duration. Once the problem has been percolating under the surface for a while, fixing it is much more difficult. So it is useful to know and recognize indications of drug use. 1. The first sign to watch for, and I mean that literally, would be changes in general attitude. For many reasons, this... ❯❯❯

Six Things That No One Ever Told You About Marijuana

Marijuana addiction? Sounds like two words that do not seem to go together. You cannot really get addicted to it, right? Marijuana is not like cigarettes with their nasty nicotine - it's actually more "recreational" and even "medical"-right? {mosimage} Watch enough movies and television and you may get the idea that behind closed doors across America, everyone's toking up-as if it were a dirty... ❯❯❯