Signs of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Relapse

Signs of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Relapse

Alcohol Abuse, Heroin Addiction, Relapse Prevention
What are the Reasons Relapse May Occur? For addicts going through the recovery process, most have been told something along the lines of “relapse is a part of recovery.” Is relapse part of the recovery process? The simple answer is no. Many individuals in recovery find success the first time around. However, alcoholics and drug addicts may experience a relapse, or multiple, when attempting to get clean and sober from their drugs of choice. Relapsing can be devastating to addicts themselves, but can also take a toll on the loved ones that surround them. This article is meant to inform those who suffer from addiction and their friends and family different reasons why this may continue happening, and how to deal with relapse as it comes. Why Does an Addict…
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Alcohols Effects On Your Brain and Body

Alcohols Effects On Your Brain and Body

Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Recovery Tips
Alcohols Effects On Your Brain and Body Alcoholism was first recognized as a disease in 1956 by the American Medical Association.  Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States. 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence along with several million more who engage in risky, binge drinking patterns that could lead to alcohol problems according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. This article is meant to explain and inform people on what exactly alcohol does to us on a physiological level. Negative Side Effects Of Prolonged Alcohol Abuse A lot of people love drinking, but this is a very dangerous pastime when we are not able to maintain moderation like so many of us have not been able to.…
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