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Tips on Helping Your Addicted Friend

When you have a friend, you should be there for them as much as you can. They should be there for you as well. However, what happens when you have an addicted friend. They are caught up in using drugs or alcohol. You are left to clean up their messes, worry about them, and be confused as to what you can do. This doesn't have to be the case. The first thing you should know is that enabling won't get…...
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Keeping Busy Without Overwhelming Yourself

In your recovery from an alcohol or drug addiction, there are certain things you will need to pay attention to. One of those things is how much you are taking on. While you don't want to allow y0urself to get too bored, you don't want to take on so much that you are overwhelming yourself either. You should be able to keep just busy enough that you aren't feeling overwhelmed. How can you do this? Whether you have just gone…...
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What Do You Need for Relapse Prevention Planning?

Relapse prevention is one of the biggest parts of a recovering lifestyle. As you begin your stay in an alcohol or drug rehab center, there are many things you learn. You learn how to get clean and sober. This is just the beginning, though. You also learn how to manage your recovering lifestyle. Part of doing that is preventing a relapse. There are many things you should know about relapse prevention planning. There are lists you can make, things you…...
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