Taking Action: Know the Enemy

January 19, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The behaviors of alcoholics and addicts are so predictable because the disease follows a certain progression.

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The Struggle to Maintain

October 23, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

For many, only age and health issues, or an unanticipated dip in that protective tolerance, were enough to finally motivate them to seek help.

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Do You Know What (Drugs) Your Kids Are Doing?

August 11, 2014 by Ella Jameson

It is vital that your teen feels able to talk to you about drugs; if they are using but are afraid of the consequences of telling you it will only lead to more deception.

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Hidden Withdrawal

February 27, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

In the early and middle stages of addiction, addicts may experience mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms without recognizing them.

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Do I Have a Drinking Problem?

November 8, 2013 by D. Ryan Hooper

Ultimately, you are the only one that makes decisions about your life.

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Believing in the Disease

June 6, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s a big difference between “knowing” that something is a disease, and actually treating it as one.

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When You Love a Shapeshifter

May 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The drugs or alcohol have turned someone you love into a monster. How can we turn them back?

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Practical Advice for Parents: Prescription Painkiller Abuse

December 30, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Many of us already have painkillers sitting on a shelf in the bathroom medicine cabinet, alongside the aspirin and the allergy meds. Sometimes they’re unused from prior medical or dental problems.

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Video: Practical Advice on Prescription Painkiller Problems

December 29, 2012 by Cecile

People have abused opiates for 5,000 years. As much as medicine depends on them, they’ve always created problems for a percentage of users.

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Practical Advice on Prescription Painkillers

December 28, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

People have abused opiates for 5,000 years. As much as medicine depends on them, they’ve always created problems for a percentage of users.

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