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Five Ways How To Help A Disabled Veteran

by vincentvampire

3 months, 2 weeks ago

Credit: Jonathon Jones

Many U.S. service personnel returning from a deployment from a combat zone may feel out of touch, alone, isolated or even that returning home is a surreal and almost intangible situation. While it is enjoyable to be reunited with loved ones, the scars of combat, such as witnessing the death of a fellow soldier or seeing an...

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What Happens When You Quit Drinking

by M.King

1 year, 5 months ago

Trying to figure out what to do when alcoholism has a hold over you or a loved one is hard. Probably one of the hardest things you will ever have to do.

Well, I'm here to tell you that it's possible, and what to expect. I'm a recovering alcoholic, and I want to try and explain what a...

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How to Really Quit Smoking with the Cold Turkey Method

by keithelton

1 year, 8 months ago

Cigarettes are bad for you - you should probably know that by now. However, it's addictive - and that means quitting can be hard. More and more people are trying to get healthy and quit every year, but it isn't always that easy. While many like to try a range of "quitting" methods like patches or e-cigarettes - some...

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e-Cigarettes are Cool Adult pacifiers - But Ban the Nicotine

by Yindee

1 year, 10 months ago

Some adults need to suck dummies because they still crave the comfort and reassurance they got from this early habit. But it is more acceptable for grown-ups to put cigarettes in their mouths. This has led to nicotine addiction. This is why e-cigarettes can be used to reduce nicotine dependence. The addict can still suck on the "pacifier" and puff out clouds of harmless water vapour.

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Are You An Internet Addict?

by Sam Jones

2 years, 8 months ago

When one thinks of addiction one immediately thinks of the substance addicts and alcoholics seen on television or in the media. However, the concept of addiction runs much deeper than a dependence on methamphetamines or vodka. An individual who is addicted to a substance requires the use of that substance to survive on a daily basis whatever the substance...

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Break The Habit: How To Stop Smoking

by Jaded Koala

2 years, 9 months ago

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Just like starting the habit of smoking is a decision, so is the choice to quit. It has to be a deep desire that you have. How long you've been smoking and how often you smoke on a daily basis is part of the big picture as well. Sometimes you may want to stop, but over the years...

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Types Of Addictions You May Not Know You Have

by Carolee Samuda

2 years, 9 months ago

Many people are addicted to something and quite a few are addicted to many things. There are some additions which are obvious and these are usually the ones people see first. We all know about substance abuse, nicotine addiction, alcohol addiction and gambling. The advantage with these addictions is that there are provisions made to assist in recover for...

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Short Term Effects of Alcohol

by OrangeOJ

2 years, 10 months ago

The short term effects of alcohol are numerous; every drink affects you and you are responsible. When you drink, it is crucial that you know what type of consequences will occur and how to deal with them. However, today I'm only going to cover the short term effects- the effects that occur within an hour. These effects are obviously...

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5 Signs You Are Living with an Alcoholic

by Alexandria Ingham

3 years, 11 hours ago

Alcoholism affects more people than the world would like to admit. Many alcoholics find that the drinking problem creeps up on them, which often makes it harder to stop. It is not because they want to harm themselves and their relationships but because they find the drink intoxicating. The alcohol helps to temporarily forget problems but creates more in...

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Drug Abuse: Dangers Involved And Why You Must Flee From It

by ebifav

3 years, 2 weeks ago


A drug is any substance which when Drinking ingested, has the ability to change the way the body feels or behaves. They can benefit the body in by bringing health in diseased situations; change someone state of mind or mood; or make one dependent on it (i.e. become addictive in order to cope with life.



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What to Expect in a Drug Rehabilitation Center

by Dr. Jerry Cunningham

3 years, 1 month ago

This is a general purpose article to give information to the person who wants to get clean and sober by entering a drug rehabilitation center. I want to take this time to congratulate you on making that decision. I hope this article gives you some information. Please do this for yourself, your family, and your friends. I will not say good luck, because luck is not involved. It takes work and a dedication.

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A Recent Survey Reveals Patients' Main Reasons For Starting An Addiction Treatment

by lavario

3 years, 3 months ago

Lavario, one of the world's leading suppliers of self-help programs against gambling addictions has surveyed its customers. The objective was to find out why they started the treatment against the addiction. Numerous explanations and reasons were given.  As you would expect,  financial problems and debt were among the main reasons to motivate gamblers to seek help. Most gamblers accumulate...

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