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13th Step in Recovery

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Addiction, Codependent Relationship, Emotional Abuse, Recovery, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sobriety |

13th Step in Recovery Most people are familiar with the term “12 Steps” even if they are not in recovery and even if they don’t know exactly what they are. Those who are or have been in recovery and part of a 12 Step fellowship are probably familiar with the 13th Step in Recovery. The 13th Step in Recovery Defined The 13th Step in Recovery is not actually part of the formal 12 Steps of AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), NA (Narcotics Anonymous), or CA (Cocaine Anonymous) but is a slang term...

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Synthetic Marijuana and Pregnancy

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Addiction, Pregnancy, Uncategorized, Women |

Synthetic Marijuana and Pregnancy Not much has been known about synthetic marijuana since it made its debut a few years ago. But more and more is coming out and one of the newest and biggest reports right now are the new findings dealing with synthetic marijuana and pregnancy. A case study was presented at the Annual clinical Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists that indicated that pregnant women who use synthetic marijuana could experience symptoms which might be...

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Drug Rehabs for Mothers

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Addicted Parents, Addiction, Mother and Daughter Issues, Rehab, Women |

Drug Rehabs for Mothers Addiction affects 1 in 7 people and some put the number at as many as 1 in 3 people. Addiction does not discriminate. It crosses socioeconomic and ethnic lines; not just the poor or minorities. That being said, addiction can affect the lives of mothers: women who are supposed to be caring, nurturing, and responsible for innocent children.   Traditional Drug Rehabs for Mothers Unfortunately, many women lose custody of their children because of drug addiction. Those...

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Sexual Abuse and Addiction

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Addiction, Alcohol, Sexual Abuse, Uncategorized, Women |

Sexual Abuse and Addiction Sexual abuse and addiction have been found to have many links to one another. This is especially true of childhood sexual abuse and addiction. Childhood sexual abuse is a general term used to describe any adult behavior that coerces or forces a child into sexual activity, or frames a child in a sexual context. When adults with no history of childhood sexual abuse are compared to adults who experienced childhood sexual abuse, the adults with a history of childhood...

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Alcohol Induced Depression

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Addiction, Alcohol, Mental Illness, Mood, Rehab, Sobriety |

Alcohol Induced Depression If you’re an alcoholic, you probably have noticed mood problems or those close to you have noticed your mood problems. And you may be tempted to say, ‘Well, I drink a lot because I’m depressed.’ You may be right, but it’s even more likely that you’re depressed because you drink a lot. Alcohol Induced Depression Alcohol is a type of drug known as a depressant. This means that it inhibits certain receptors in the brain and the result of this is that there...

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