Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Addiction

Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Have Reached Epidemic Proportions

by Dr. Dina Macaluso Drug abuse and addiction tend to be associated with street drugs and club drugs, such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. It’s …

Understanding Addiction: When It Isn’t Just a Choice

by Maurine Anderson The word “addiction” is surrounded by a myriad of myths and misconceptions, and research as to why and how addiction starts is …

Ways Addiction Recovery Can Foster a Successful Career

by Per Wickstrom Addiction recovery is an ongoing course of action.  No one just beats addiction at a rehab center and never has to work at their recovery …

Eastern Wisdom Western Soul – free bonus materials with purchase

Today is the day Eastern Wisdom Western Soul by Richard Singer is being released. This book simply and compassionately guides you to a life filled with …

Alcohol & Drug Temptations: How to Stay on Track During & After College

by Per Wickstrom College students are more than twice as likely to abuse drugs and alcohol compared to their peers who are not in college. Having struggled …

Path to Addiction: Do You Know What Your Kids Are Up To?

by Darci Maxwell Kids do stupid stuff, we all know that.  But technology allows kids these days to do even stupider things that make the underage drinking of …

6 Tips for Resisting Temptation During Recovery

by Sara Stringer Everybody says that admitting you have an addiction is the hardest thing you’ll ever have to do. Guess what: getting sober and living life …

5 Diagnoses that Can Contribute to Sex Addiction

by John Gary The psychological community believes that sexual addiction is the result of a number of different disorders that exist on a neurological level. …

Drug Culture and Other Events of the 1970’s That Changed the United States

by Aleksandre McMenamin One of the most tumultuous and eventful periods of recent American history is the decade of the 1970’s. While the 1960’s planted …

Quitting Cold Turkey: When It Can Be Harmful

by Maurine Anderson Quitting cold turkey—for many who are looking to remove certain habits from their lives, this is the go-to method for eliminating those …

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