Tag: alcohol addiction

Dustin Johnson’s Drug Abuse Highlights Cocaine and Alcohol American professional golfer Dustin Johnson just won the 116th U.S. Open, but it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for him, especially not when it comes to his personal life. Johnson tested positive for marijuana, cocaine and alcohol three times in his pro golfing career and was suspended once

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Alcohol Rehab in Florida Was My Best Move In 2013 I made the decision to go to alcohol rehab in Florida. It wasn’t overnight, and it definitely wasn’t easy. It took a few rounds of detox in my home state of Ohio and a lot of coaxing and begging from friends and family to finally

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Is It Time to Go to Drug Rehab? Making the decision to receive treatment at a drug rehab center can be tough and scary. The reality is that it’s ultimately a decision that people put off for too long- often until it is too late. Are you on the fence about getting help for addiction

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Rebuilding After Treatment With addiction comes loss. This loss can take shape in many ways – divorce, getting fired, losing custody of children, homelessness, and loss of self-worth, just to name a few. The first step in rebuilding from addiction is getting back on the right track is going to a treatment facility like Lighthouse

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Coming Back From a Relapse You will likely hear many people in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous say things like, “Relapse is not a prerequisite to recovery”, and, “Relapse is never necessary.” Of course, this doesn’t mean that it never happens. In fact, it happens quite frequently. It has been estimated that upwards of 60

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Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Painkillers It has become pretty common knowledge that mixing alcohol and prescription pills is a lethal practice, what with all of the overdose-related deaths that have been accumulating over the course of the past several years throughout the vast majority of the nation. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to brush

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Alcohol Addiction Treatment Alcohol addiction is one of the most prevalent and widely misunderstood psychological disorders in the world. Millions of Americans suffer from alcoholism, though the majority of these afflicted individuals never seek treatment – either because they remain unaware of the implications of the disease, or because they remain unaware that treatment is

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Delray Beach Recovery – The Truth Raise your hand if you got sober in Delray Beach, Florida. That’s a lot of hands. Wait, my hand’s in the air, too. Like a lot of other addicts and alcoholics, I’m a product of a Delray Beach recovery program. There’s a reason Delray Beach is called the recovery

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Written By: Fiona Stockard Definition of Drug Addict This is the Meaning of Powerlessness What is the definition of “drug addict” and what does it mean to be “powerless”? These are concepts inherently tied to each other. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of powerless is, “without power, strength, or ability; wholly unable to

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Understanding Women and Addiction Are There Particular Drugs Women are Addicted To? When discussing women and addiction, there are a variety of factors to take into account. At the most basic level, it’s important to understand that addiction is a disease. No woman decides to become an addict or alcoholic. Addiction statistics for women depend

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