Substance Use Tag

While codependency and addiction are not always linked, there is often a correlation. In fact, codependency was first used to describe the partners of alcoholics. Codependency can be defined as...

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An intervention can be defined as a situation where a person who is struggling with an addiction is confronted by a group of concerned friends and/or family members about their...

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Addiction is largely misunderstood in our society. A study from 2009 reported that 23.5 million people, age 12 or older, needed treatment for problems with drug or alcohol abuse. This...

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Of all the toxic emotions we feel, self-hatred might be the most destructive and debilitating. When we hate ourselves, we feel inadequate, unworthy, undeserving and inferior. If we struggle with...

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Our addictions can cause us to have all kinds of emotional responses, many of which are self-defeating, that harm us rather than serve us, that contribute to our destructive patterns...

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