Tag: Alcohol Addiction

alcohol cravings

How to Overcome Alcohol Cravings

According to statistics, more than eighty percent of people above eighteen years of age have tasted alcohol. Amidst this percentage, at least twenty percent take large quantities of alcohol. Deciding to reduce or stop your alcohol intake is one of the best decisions you can make. This decision comes in

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What Happens After One Week of Not Drinking?

The topic above is a common question for someone looking to quit alcohol. Why do they ask this sort of question? Our best guess is you’re trying to gauge the benefits of giving up alcohol. Or maybe you’re seeking other validations/motivations to end the habit. Whatever your reasons, we hope

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Does Alcohol Rehab Work?

Questioning the success rate of rehabs is typical for people looking to treat alcohol addiction. Furthermore, mainstream media is awash with tales of dangerous withdrawal side effects. For many people, these rumours make them start to question the effectiveness of alcohol rehab programs. Here, we’ll answer whether or not alcohol

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10 Tips to Beat Alcohol Addiction

Overcoming alcohol addiction can be quite challenging, but there are tips you can practice to help you beat it. Delaying alcohol addiction treatment gives room for the problem to escalate. Hence, the need to start seeking solutions early enough.  The best practice you can follow is to seek the help

Practical Tips to Avoid Alcohol during Social Distancing

Knowing how to avoid alcohol may be the deciding factor that helps you maintain sobriety during this pandemic. In recent times where isolation and social distancing have become the norm, recovering alcoholics need to be more intentional about their recovery. Most recovering alcoholics rely on treatment centres and support groups

Inhalent Abuse

What are the Signs of Inhalant Abuse?

Inhalant abuse is the intentional inhaling of chemicals, meant to create the feeling of being “high” and obtaining feelings of euphoria. Individuals who abuse inhalants often become dependent on them, based on their high level of accessibility. As opposed to other forms of drugs that are obtained through dealers or

Ways to help a recovering addict

Ways to Help a Recovering Addict

Substance abuse is a continuous and serious problem for Canadians. Many people are dealing with substance dependencies all over the country, and as a result, many people are directly affected by their struggles. Whether you’re a friend, family member or acquaintance of an individual who has experienced substance addiction, you’d

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Ways a Recovering Addict Can Reduce Stress

Stress affects us all; however, what is different for each of us, is the ways our bodies react to it, and how we respond to it. For some people, stressful situations might be easily-managed. For others, however, stress can be a very debilitating emotion. Individuals who are recovering from an

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Tips for Living with a Recovering Addict

When an addict returns from their drug rehabilitation treatment, this doesn’t mean that they’re automatically cured. In fact, the recovery process of an addict is a life-long journey that requires the daily decision to avoid temptation and embrace a healthier lifestyle. For those who are living with an individual who

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What You Should Know About Quitting Opioids

In discussing what you should know about quitting opioids, we’ll start with an overview of the substance. Opioids are alkaloids synthesized from opiates in opioid poppy. With opiates, several opioid drugs like codeine, morphine and heroin are synthesized. Opioids have pain-relieving properties, for this reason, doctors use opioids to relieve