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Video: “Medicine” Illustrates Being In Love With An Addict

October 26th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

The video below, set to “Medicine” by Daughter, illustrates the difficult journey of being in love with someone struggling with addiction. It tells a love story “tangled in addiction…[in which] we see the consequences of a lover who is struggling with her partner’s disease and the person he once was, only to succumb to his demons …

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Learning Daily Living Skills Might Need to Be a Part of Your Recovery

October 21st, 2015 - Leave a Comment

It is often the case that someone who has struggled with addiction has also had trouble functioning in their daily life. For instance, a person who has been addicted to drugs or alcohol for a significant period of time might not have learned how to do their laundry, cook meals, clean their home, or keep …

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Double Trouble in Recovery – A Support Group for Those with Dual Diagnosis

October 19th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

For those who experience both a mental illness as well as an addiction, the road to recovery can be challenging. There are many steps and a variety of treatment methods that a person needs to follow that it can sometimes feel like recovery itself is a challenge. However, it’s precisely for this reason that support …

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Animation of Addiction

October 16th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

Andreas Hykade animates, scripts, and directs the video below, entitled “Nuggets.” The animation gives a unique and powerful view of addiction and the highs and lows that go along with it. Kiwi tastes a golden nugget, and we follow his journey through addiction. Simple yet captivating, Hykade illustrates a complicated issue in a straightforward and …

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The Mental Health of Men and Addiction

October 16th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

It’s very common for men to act out their emotional problems through drinking or drug use. They may not know how to communicate their feelings. Men might not even know what they are feeling except for knowing they are uncomfortable. And it’s very common for men to express anger as a means to cover up …

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From Partial Recovery to Full Recovery from Addiction

October 13th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

In recovery from addiction, some people at first choose to simply reduce the amount of drugs or alcohol they are taking. For instance, there are a number of healing programs that focus on a reduction of harm from alcohol or drug use. These programs do not emphasize sobriety, but instead partial recovery. However, at some …

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