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Why You Should Be the First Person You Forgive In Recovery

What is forgiveness? Forgiveness usually involves two people, but sometimes, it is yourself that you need to forgive. PsychCentral defines forgiveness as the letting go of feelings for revenge and the release of negative feelings of bitterness and resentment. An article by WebMd points out that physical and mental health might depend on your ability to…

The Rx Nation: Teens and Prescription Drug Abuse

The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that nearly one in five teens has used prescription drugs to get high, and one in ten high school seniors abused prescription drugs in the past year. They think prescription drugs are safer than street drugs, as they can buy them in drugstores or easily…

Pull Away from Temptation: Avoiding Alcohol Relapse

Completing an alcohol rehab program is a significant accomplishment. It’s a difficult challenge, but the results will be well worth the hard work. For some people, however, the challenge is far from over. Refusing even one bottle of alcoholic beverage can be more challenging than going through the initial treatment. There’s still the possibility of…

Prescription Drug Use

Prescription & OTC Drug Abuse from The Washington Health Foundation. Prescription & OTC Drug Abuse Some colleges in the USA are trying to address the issues of over the counter and prescription drug abuse with social media and educational campaigns, teaming up with colleges and pharmaceutical companies. Prescription drug abuse is the leading cause of…

Effects of Alcohol Addiction

[flickr size=”small” float=”right”]5484199755[/flickr] The level of alcohol consumption in today’s world has drastically increased. Men, women, teenagers—irrespective of their ages—drink alcohol in different quantity for different reasons. There are many people who drink alcohol extensively without realizing how it’s consuming their health as well as personal lives. Alcohol not only affects the person drinking it,…