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Forgiving Yourself

Forgiving oneself is not easy, as it takes courage, acceptance, and love. For people who have a drug or alcohol problem, this is especially difficult. While they take the path towards forgiveness, they also have to go on a journey towards sobriety. At DARA, forgiving oneself is one of the first things we address. Before…

The Sober Way to Face Alcohol Abuse

Many would agree that drinking alcohol somehow eases tension and stress. But when done irresponsibly, it can also lead to alcohol abuse, which could spell more stress and problems not only to the sufferer, but to the people around them. Many people suffer from alcohol dependence. While some are aware of the need to get…

Breaking Free

The Benefits Of Overseas Rehabilitation Centers By Martin Peters, BA (Hons), Dip HE, RN Finding the ‘right’ rehabilitation center can be a time consuming experience; it’s important the client is fully invested in completing a treatment program that genuinely suits their needs, thereby empowering them for change. While there are literally thousands of options for…

Breaking Down The Barriers

Recent Study Confirms Years Pass Before Addicts Get Help By Roland F. Williams, MA, Licensed Advanced Addiction Counselor (LAADC), Internationally Certified Addictions Counselor (ICADC), Nationally Certified Addiction Counselor Level II (NCAC II), Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor Level II (CDAC II), Advanced Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist (ACRPS), Nationally Certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) In a…

Happiness from Four Perspectives

AA/12 Step, CBT, Motivational Enhancement, Psychotherapy Happiness can be understood differently from different perspectives of substance abuse treatment. [flickr]4441155157[/flickr] Happiness as the Goal in Recovery The goal for most people who give up an addiction will be for them to reach a state of happiness. Initially the individual may be happy just to have the…

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