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Know Your Causes of Addiction for Successful Recovery

Drug or alcohol addiction is a chronic mental illness, which impairs brain functioning. It is characterized by compulsive and uncontrollable addictive behaviors, which may result in severe health consequences. Substance addiction has biological, psyc...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 9, 2016

Biological and Neurological Causes of Addiction

  Addiction – Biological and Neurological Causes An academic paper by Tracie L. Timme – Online Counselor and Therapist This paper is about the biological and neurological causes of addiction, how it affects many people, and systems o...
by Online Counseling on Aug 11, 2015

Philip Seymour Hoffman Did Not Have Choice or Free Will

An incredible article about the misnomer that addicts have a choice or free will over the matter of their drug addiction came out a few days after Philip Seymour Hoffman’s accidental heroin overdose. It’s written by Debbie Bayer.  Debbi...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Feb 14, 2014

Sugar Triggering Acne

I have been eating more and more candy lately and noticed I have been breaking out like crazy on mainly my chin, but also some on my forehead, around the side of my nose, arms and even my back (also … Continue reading → Tags:  a...
by One-Stop Beauty on Aug 13, 2013

Only a Heroin Addict Knows…

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by Addicts Helping Addicts on Aug 1, 2012

The Trash in the Trashcan – Part 1

They say the disease of addiction is a disease dealing with feelings. That an addict can be described as having a large garbage can which they carry around. The trash in the can is the bad times, feelings or events that happened to that person. Wheth...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 30, 2012

Inpatient Rehab Treatment is the Best and Safest Way to Beat Addiction!

When addiction is present, families, relationships, and self-worth are often destroyed. Inpatient rehab facilities will help individuals battling drug addiction learn skills and techniques needed to overcome these issues. Treatment can help the indiv...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Apr 7, 2012

The Trash in the Trashcan – Part 2 of 3

Stacey, the young mother and Oxycontin addict for 4 years that we follow in this story had been given the chance of a lifetime already. Several months back, Stacey was caught passing a fake prescription for the often abused narcotic painkiller, Oxyco...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Feb 12, 2012

To Drink or Not to Drink?

I have had a deep burning desire to drink today. Although I wasn’t an alcoholic and instead an opiate addict, I keep telling myself this as a reassurance that just a couple beers would be OK. But in my heart, I know this would lead to a lot mor...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Feb 11, 2012

Having a Difficult Time Staying Sober?? Maybe it’s Not You – Maybe it’s Brain Chemistry.

GUEST BLOG – This Article was provided to us by Todd Branston, a true expert in the field of addiction.  We truly thank him for providing this article to all our members who can benefit from it!  To learn a little more about the author, pleas...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Feb 8, 2012


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