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  • Understanding Grief And Addiction

    Friday, May 22, 2020

    Grief is a difficult emotion to process for everyone. It is a deeper response to loss and pain than sadness. Loss can include the death of a loved one or family member, or even the loss of a job, pet, or home. But what do we know about grief and addiction? Everyone can handle .

  • The Benefits of a Medically Supervised Detox

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    Detoxing can be defined as the process of clearing toxins from the body of a patient who is dependent on a substance. It's designed to manage the symptoms of withdrawal that follow sudden cessation of drinking, and helps patients overcome physical dependence. A medically-supervis.

  • Do I Really Need To Go To Rehab?

    Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    The first step for many people seeking to recover from substance abuse is to enrol in a rehab program. The rehab offers the best chance to recover and improve the quality of life. The reality, however, is that far too many people who are battling addiction prefer to deal with the.

  • Alcoholism: Early Warning Signs

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    Alcoholism comes with many warning signs, some easier to detect than others. They may be particularly hard to spot when the vast majority of those battling alcohol addiction don’t fit the stereotype– the cliché homeless person in the park with a brown paper bag. Table of .

  • A Guide to Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    Alcoholic neuropathy is a neural disorder that's caused by excessive alcohol drinking. Alcohol is a toxin, and if one drinks excessively, it can have adverse effects on the body. The main way alcohol can impact the body is by suppressing the nervous system. This is called alco.

  • A Guide to Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

    Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) is a condition in which someone who has a prolonged history of substance abuse experiences severe withdrawal symptoms as a result of cutting their intake. When someone becomes addicted to, or dependent on, a drug or other substances, the b.

  • A Guide to Understanding Self-Harm & Addiction

    Monday, April 6, 2020

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a self-destructive or self-punishing behaviour where the person intends to inflict physical harm on themselves to relieve emotional pain. This behaviour has a whole plethora of emotional and hormonal changes to it. Table of Contents 1..

  • A Guide to Opioid Withdrawal in Babies

    Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Opioid withdrawal in babies or Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a serious problem for new-born infants whose mothers take various medications or drugs during pregnancy. Not every baby will suffer from NAS if the mother took substances during pregnancy. This outcome is det.

  • The Ultimate Guide To Meditation Resources

    Saturday, March 21, 2020

    We have all heard of meditation: the mindful art of developing another level of self, or searching meaningfully for cognitive enlightenment that reflects profound truths about nature and our existence. The term 'meditation' often evokes concepts of buddha, nirvana, or spiritua.

  • A Guide To Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Anxiety

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Feeling anxious is normal to a certain extent. You can feel anxious when taking a test or going for an interview. However, this kind of anxiety tends to motivate a person to do better, and ordinary anxiety comes and goes. It doesn't interfere with a person's everyday life. Anx.

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