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Alcoholism & Drug Addiction Articles

Prescribed Medications Versus Illegal Drugs - Are you reluctant to take prescribed medications because of addiction to alcohol or illegal drugs? Here are some points to consider.

Characteristics of Addiction - What are the common characteristics of addictions?

Denial and Addiction - Here are some of the ways denial is used to keep using.

High-Risk Situations - What situations increase the chance of relapse?

Skills to Manage Feelings and Urges - Do you have the skills to manage feelings and urges and avoid relapse?

Choosing a Sponsor - What characteristics make a good sponsor?

Effects of Alcohol - A list of the effects of long-term overuse of alcohol.

Short-Term and Long-Term Change - What changes do you need to make right now to enter recovery versus changes needed to maintain sobriety in the long-term?

Six Steps to Change - Outlines six steps or stages when making any major change in our lives.

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