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Healthy Distractions in Recovery

Healthy Distractions in Recovery

Healthy Distractions in Recovery One of the most important steps in recovery is taking care of yourself. Regaining your life is more than returning to daily routines. It is important to discover personal interests that build confidence and self-esteem and make you...
Beware of the Kindling Effect

Beware of the Kindling Effect

Beware of the Kindling Effect The kindling effect occurs when a person goes through repeated alcohol withdrawals, and the symptoms become more severe with each relapse. The name is derived from materials used to start a fire. The more kindling added the fire burns...
Talking to Children About Mom’s Addiction

Talking to Children About Mom’s Addiction

Talking to Children About Mom’s Addiction Having someone in the family who suffers from addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can be very painful for all concerned. But in can be even more difficult if the person suffering is a mother with young children.Children...
Drug Abuse and Heart Health

Drug Abuse and Heart Health

Drug Abuse and Heart Health The heart is the largest muscle in the body. It is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body, while the blood delivers oxygen and vital nutrients that people require to stay healthy. When there is a problem with the heart, the rest...