Posts made in June, 2013

Drug Treatment for Pregnant Women

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Addicted Children, Addicted Parents, Addiction, Pregnancy, Women |

Drug treatment for pregnant women The need for drug treatment for pregnant women is high. Prenatal care and drug treatment can help ensure healthy babies and prevent the developmental and behavioral problems caused by alcohol and other drugs in pregnant women. Infant mortality and drug and alcohol addicted babies is directly linked to the quality of prenatal care the mothers received. Low-income families sometimes do not have access to or they don’t seek health care. Birth defects,...

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How to remove yourself from the victim role

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Codependent Relationship, Emotional Abuse, Helplessness, Recovery |

Addicts and alcoholics love to play the victim. We blame our addiction on outside people and circumstances. This allows us to shift responsibility for using drugs and drinking, and allows us to justify continuing to destroy our lives. We think, “If this had happened to you, you would use drugs and drink too.” This is not to say that addicts and alcoholics haven’t been through any trauma. Most addicts and alcoholics have. But instead of working through that trauma, we use it as an excuse...

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5 Signs That You are in an Abusive Relationship

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Codependent Relationship, Physical Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Women |

You would think that if you were in an abusive relationship you would definitely know it, but abuse can come in many different forms and a person can easily become jaded to the fact that the relationship is abusive after they have been around it for a long time. So how do you know that you are in an abusive relationship? Is it the physical and domestic violence? Not always. Here are 5 sings that you are in an abusive relationship. 5 signs that you are in an abusive relationship: It is...

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