Acknowledging a Loved One’s Addiction

Addiction is a family disease because it affects everyone in the family, not just the user. Acknowledging a loved one’s addiction is the first step to getting help and moving toward recovery.

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Is Being Labeled an Addict a Punishment?

In recovery, we try to avoid misrepresentations and negative stereotypes in regards to those struggling with addiction, but old terms still linger. Is being labeled an addict a punishment or an insult in any way?

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Baby Boomer Time Bomb Goes Bang!

In 2015/16 more than half a million adults aged between 55 and 74 were admitted to English hospitals with alcohol-related injuries, diseases or conditions – more than for any other age group. Baby Boomers – those born between 1946 and 1964 – are increasingly experiencing problems with alcohol and drug misuse.

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