Dealing with Denial: Convincing Addicts to Admit to Their Addiction

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Dealing with Denial: Convincing Addicts to Admit to Their Addiction

Denial is the most significant roadblock to substance abuse recovery. This defence mechanism is how alcoholics or drug addicts to protect themselves from the truth of their addiction. A person lying about their addiction or refusing to discuss it may be the first indicators of denial. At this point, the alcoholic or drug addict may …

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Using Antabuse to Help Treat Alcohol Abuse

Dr. Charles Sophy, who has appeared on Channel VH1’s Celebrity Rehab and Sober House, discusses the use of the drug Antabuse to help treat alcohol addiction. Antabuse, also known as Disulfiram, acts by preventing the body breaking down the alcohol in the bloodstream. The body is therefore unable to deal with alcohol in the normal …

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Coping During Recovery

Coping During Recovery

Recovery is a stressful time in life. Those in recovery may not be able to express the amount of stress that they are experiencing. Those with loved ones in recovery may not realize that not using is a very stressful time for those in recovery. Recovery means that everything in life is changing. Suddenly the …

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