Tag: Family Involvement

Family Roles That Support Addiction

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  Nothing exists in a vacuum, in order for addiction to grow and thrive within a family system it takes a village.  Everyone plays a part whether they know it or not. Here are some of the roles people may unwittingly play in enabling an addict to thrive and the feelings they serve to suppress: …

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Starter Drugs

Teen Drug Abuse Malibu

With nеw аnd dіffеrеnt drugѕ еmеrgіng еvеrу уеаr, gеttіng the fасtѕ ѕtrаіght саn ѕееm overwhelming. Wееd, pot, grаѕѕ, etc, is thе ѕаmе common drug frоm раѕt gеnеrаtіоnѕ; perhaps thаt іѕ whу Mаrіjuаnа is thе most commonly used drug tоdау. Tоdау’ѕ Marijuana іѕ muсh mоrе роtеnt thаn іt wаѕ іn the 60ѕ аnd 70ѕ аnd the …

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Navigating Relationships In Recovery

Addicts look outside of themselves to soothe themselves internally. When the substances are removed, the recovering person may look to other things outside of themselves to regulate their feelings and increase self-esteem. Relationships can be used in this way in early recovery. For this reason, relationships in early recovery can become consuming, can pose as …

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Relapse

Relapse Treatment Oceanside Malibu

There are many points of view on a relapse. One school of thought says that relapse may be part of the recovery process. It has also been stated that relapse occurs only when the commitment to being clean and sober is weaker than the desire to use again. Yet others claim that relapse is a …

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Checking Into Rehab

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Accepting help and getting treatment for addiction by entering rehab is the first of many steps that you will need to take towards a sober and healthy life. Simply agreeing to start rehab doesn’t mean that your struggles will end there. The actual definition of rehabilitation is ‘the restoration of someone to a useful place …

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Treating Addicted Couples

Oceanside Malibu Drug Addiction Treatment

There is little doubt that marriages and relationships are impacted by substance abuse and addiction. Addiction has long been considered a family disease. It directly effects all members of the immediate family, often times for generations. Addictions can plummet marriages and families into chaos, both before and after substance abuse treatment. Being informed and educated …

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