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Can Alcohol Withdrawal Become Fatal?

Can Alcohol Withdrawal Become Fatal?

Many people addicted to alcohol believe that it would be safe for them to stop drinking “cold turkey” on their own if they wanted to. However, nothing is further from the truth. For someone with a severe physical dependence, stopping alcohol suddenly can have dire...

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What Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

What Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

When you think about the word “alcoholic” what comes into your mind? Someone who has hit rock bottom or is drunk all the time? Maybe you picture a person living on the street or in jail because of their drinking problem. Although those things are true for some...

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The 12 Steps and Their Importance in Recovery

The 12 Steps and Their Importance in Recovery

Many people have heard of the 12 Step program. Yet many do not really know what the basic program is or how it works, what the 12 steps are, the role of a sponsor, or the importance the program has in addiction recovery. The Beginning of the 12 Step Program The 12...

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Keeping a Meditation Journal

Keeping a Meditation Journal

For many people in recovery from a substance abuse addiction, meditation is an important part of their daily routine. Yet sometimes meditating begins to feel like another daily task to complete. You do it, check it off your list of things to do, and continue on with...

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