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Women and Alcoholism | How a Glass of Wine a Night has Turned into an Addiction

Women and Alcoholism Wine is often considered a classy drink, a reward for the busy, sophisticated man or woman, something to be sipped, tasted, and enjoyed over dinner. But when a glass poured for decompression turns into one poured out of need, we’re no longer talking about a pastime — we’re talking about women and alcoholism. When alcohol consumption gets out of control, many women find themselves on a dangerous path towards addiction. The occasional glass of wine shared with…
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Dana Claire
Dana Claire, on June 19, 2018

Know Your Addiction Triggers

Know Your Addiction Triggers Whether you are in addiction recovery or not, do you know your addiction triggers?  Are you an addict looking to regain control of your life? Have you hit a bottom? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?  Do you ever wonder what the possibilities might be for happiness and peace if you weren’t so addicted? It’s possible you know, it happens.  People overcome their addictions and get sober.  It can happen for you….
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Dana Claire
Dana Claire, on May 17, 2018

Cost and Benefit of Rehab

How Much Does Rehab Cost? The cost and benefit of getting the proper care and treatment for addiction is well worth examining. Get Real recovery creates affordable luxury drug and alcohol treatment to help meet the needs of those in need.  Patients recover in a comfortable facility under the direct supervision of well-trained medical staff.   Drug rehab can be a tough process and ought to be supervised by highly-experienced and trained specialists in the field of addiction, drug dependence, and abuse….
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Dana Claire
Dana Claire, on May 16, 2018

Identifying Physical and Behavioral Signs of Alcoholism

Identifying Alcoholism Identifying alcoholism as an active drinker is seldom seen.  Most of us do not like to think we have lost control of our drinking.   Like most every other alcoholic, I, too, was ashamed to admit I had a problem. It wasn’t as if I was falling down in the street or making a fool of myself in public.  I was a happy friendly drinker who just enjoyed having a good time with my friends and my family who also…
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Dana Claire
Dana Claire, on May 11, 2018

End the Cycle of Addiction

 End the Cycle of Addiction   To understand and end the cycle of addiction means to first understand addiction itself. Addiction is a behavioral state that is generally characterized by compulsive and uncontrollable substance abuse. Most commonly abused substances are street drugs and alcohol.  However, it is also found in gambling, food, sex, relationships, internet, work, prescription medication, etc.   I am an addict. What I am addicted to is not important.  Addiction is addiction; not all addictions are alike.  If you…
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Dana Claire
Dana Claire, on May 3, 2018