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Getting Back to Work After Treatment

Substance abuse can be destructive in all aspects of life. We commonly see those painful outcomes through health complications, estranged family members, broken marriages/relationships, and financial distress. While each of those situations is unraveling, addicts often experience instability in their jobs. As someone starts their recovery journey and begins setting goals, finding employment may be […]

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Explaining Addiction to Children

Substance abuse problems affect millions of households. In the United States, one in four children is exposed to alcohol abuse or dependence within their family. Talking to a child about a parent’s addiction can be heart-wrenching and complicated—especially when the child seems too young to grapple with addiction.   How can you help a child […]

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Treating Addiction as a Disease

For many years, addiction was seen as a moral failing. Addicts were too often dismissed by society as demonstrating weakness or foolishness—as if they were losing in a battle of willpower. But as we learn more about substance use disorders, research suggests that addiction is much more complex than its historical perception. With a renewed […]

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