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What is Addiction? Why It’s Okay to Ask

What is Addiction? Why It’s Okay to Ask

December 30, 2017   

Why It’s Okay to Ask “What Is Addiction?” When we say “addiction,” most people would presume to know what that means. After all, they have probably learned about the term in school, they have probably seen commercials about it, or they have probably known someone who suffered from it. But...

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Seek Drug Addiction Help

Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Seek Drug Addiction Help

December 26, 2017   

Seeking Drug Addiction Help Is Nothing to Be Embarrassed About There are many factors that play into someone avoiding seeking drug addiction help. They may not be ready to admit that they have a problem, they may think they can take care of their addiction themselves, or they may be...

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What Are The Stages of Addiction Recovery?

What Are The Stages of Addiction Recovery?

December 24, 2017   

Examining the Stages of Addiction Recovery Like many other processes, addiction recovery moves through an observable trend. Some sources have different takes on how many steps are in the process of addiction recovery, and some have different names, but the most commonly cited one is the transtheoretical model of change....

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Teen Challenge USA: Why Faith-Based Recovery Lasts

Teen Challenge USA: Why Faith-Based Recovery Lasts

December 22, 2017   

Teen Challenge USA: Why Faith-Based Recovery Lasts At Teen Challenge USA, we are confident that a relationship with Christ can transform those who suffer from addiction in ways they could never have imagined. We base our recovery program on the Word of God. We believe that to have lasting success...

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Drug Addiction Help: How to Stop Enabling

Drug Addiction Help: How to Stop Enabling

December 18, 2017   

Drug Addiction Help: How to Stop Enabling Part of what makes family special is facing what the world throws at you with the love and support of those who care about you. Hardship is much easier to handle when you have loved ones who have your back. Unfortunately, one of...

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Addiction Recovery: Restarting Your Career After Addiction

Addiction Recovery: Restarting Your Career After Addiction

December 16, 2017   

Addiction Recovery: Restarting Your Career After Addiction Finding employment in the current job market is a difficult task for everyone. If you have a history of substance abuse finding employment is even more difficult. Gaps in employment, possible negative references from previous employers, and criminal records all can make finding...

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Teen Help: Setting Boundaries for Your Teen

Teen Help: Setting Boundaries for Your Teen

December 12, 2017   

Teen Help: Setting Boundaries and Guidelines Boundaries are key to any healthy relationship and that is especially true for parent and teen relationships. Boundaries provide your teen help with understanding what behavior is acceptable and what is unacceptable. Setting rules may seem harsh, but if you do not set strict...

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Addiction Recovery: Recovering from Relapse

Addiction Recovery: Recovering from Relapse

November 28, 2017   

Addiction Recovery: Bouncing Back After Relapse Relapsing into a former drug and alcohol addiction is always unfortunate, but it does not mean that you should get discouraged or give up on sobriety. Instead, think of your relapse as one step in the addiction recovery process, a learning experience that will...

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Living a Balanced Lifestyle After Your Recovery Program

Living a Balanced Lifestyle After Your Recovery Program

November 24, 2017   

Finding Balance After Your Recovery Program Addiction is a lifelong struggle, and the battle does not end with your recovery program. To achieve long-term sobriety, creating a balanced lifestyle is key. To help you create a balanced lifestyle after your recovery program, Adult and Teen Challenge USA offers some tips....

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