Holiday cheer comes in various forms, and for many, it takes the shape of drugs, alcohol, and other vices freely flowing. For people maintaining sobriety, the holidays can be especially challenging for this reason, among others. Whether it is
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When someone is dealing with addictions, be it problem gambling, drugs, or alcohol, they are not the only one affected. The whole family can struggle under the weight of an addiction, even if the person with an addiction is actively recovering.
For people who have never experienced addiction, the solution to a drinking problem, drug problem or gambling problem seems simple – just stop, after you’ve enjoyed one drink, one pill, or one game. But those struggling with a
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If you are trying to stay sober through summer, you may have noticed that it can be quite challenging. Many people view summertime as a season of indulgence, including drinking to excess — or simply just drinking freely, which can be
If you are trying to defeat urges to gamble you may find yourself in a precarious position. It’s hard to stop gambling, especially when it’s something you struggle with greatly. You should always seek out professional support
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During the holidays, it feels like every way you turn someone is offering you a drink. People are partying, and for many people that means drinking. Add to that the stress or anxiety associated with family gatherings and it can be a minefield for