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Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid Addiction Treatment

Clinicians and counselors who work in the field of addiction treatment commonly refer to addictive disorders as a type of “disease.” The term, though, is often used in disparate ways. While a more traditional counselor will associate the disease of addiction to character deficits, others...

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Isolation and Addiction

Isolation and Addiction

Isolation and loneliness have an overwhelming effect on drug addiction and alcoholism causing people to feel sad hopeless and abandoned. When we are actively using drugs to cope with depression, anxiety and stressful situations, we are doing so to avoid our feelings and reality.  As the...

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Internal & External Triggers

Triggers can be feelings, experiences, people, places, and things that you associate with your drinking or drug use. There are different types of triggers: internal, external, and sensory triggers. All three usually work together to create a craving. INTERNAL TRIGGERS are feelings that people have...

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