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Understanding Addiction

The word addiction originates from a Latin term meaning enslaved to or bound by, which is a very apt way to describe it. Addiction’s influence on the brain is very powerful, which is why it is so challenging for you to overcome it. It hijacks the brain in three...

Understanding Addiction

Image is from www.lhrecovery.comThe word addiction originates from a Latin term meaning enslaved to or bound by, which is a very apt way to describe it. Addiction’s influence on the brain is very powerful, which is why it is so challenging for you to overcome...

Signs of drug addiction

Graph from www.12keysrehab.comWhen a person is addicted to drugs, the last thing that they want is for certain friends and family members to know about it. Addicts look at anyone who is not doing drugs with them as someone who will judge them. They will also look at...

Understanding drug withdrawals

Infographics from www.freedomtreatmentcenter.com Withdrawing from drugs is by far the worst part of the recovery process. The reason that you have withdrawal symptoms is due to the change in the brain’s chemistry that you created when you began doing drugs, and...