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How Can Addiction Create Apathy?

How Can Addiction Create Apathy?

Addiction is so pervasive and all-consuming that it dominates our thoughts, emotions and behaviors until our lives are totally overtaken. One of the most destructive effects it can have is eradicating our sense of compassion and empathy. We become so consumed, obsessed even, with the subject of our addictions...

Why Does Addiction Make Us Reject Love and Support?

Why Does Addiction Make Us Reject Love and Support?

When we’re struggling with our addictions, many of us find ourselves in the most vulnerable place we’ll ever experience in our lives. We tend to fear this vulnerability as a sign of weakness, and when we’re feeling weak, we’re inclined to reject the love and support other people are...

12 Step Program Basics

Substance recovery can be challenging to achieve due to the multiple aspects of a person's life that should be addressed during recovery. Often, individuals are not equipped to face the issues on their own and must consider professional or structured help to reach successful recovery. One of the most well-known...

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Drug Addiction Treatment

Drug abuse and addiction is sometimes viewed as a weakness.  Some believe that people who overuse drugs should be able to stop. What they often misunderstand is the complexity of addiction, and how drug rehabilitation is a multi-faceted process that requires a drug treatment center. What is Drug Addiction? Addiction is...

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