Coping Mechanisms for Overcoming Addiction

Nearly 20 million people in the United States struggle with a substance abuse disorder, according to a report published by the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration. If you’re one of those people, you may use drugs, alcohol, or practice destructive behaviors. Maybe you use them as coping mechanisms to deal with stressful situations…

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5 Signs of Addiction

Are you ready to cut through the mountain of excuses, to know whether you actually suffer addiction? Tired of explaining away or hiding your behaviors? Are people starting to dig more into your personal life, where secrets of drug and alcohol use exist? By simply considering the five main signs of addiction, you can see…