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Signs, Symptoms, and Help for Alcoholism and Alcohol Use Problems

It is not always easy to see when your drinking has crossed the line from moderate or social use to problem drinking. But if you consume alcohol to cope with difficulties or to ...

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When does a craving become an obsession?

Daryn Eller from Prevention examines how some woman were able to change their eating patterns

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What Does the Bible Say About Gambling?

This lesson addresses two issues - gambling and addiction to gambling. It also relates those issues to your relationships with God and the people you love.

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Break your food addiction and lose weight

Food is not only a necessity for life, but also a pleasure that brings people closer. For some people, however, food is a dangerous vice. Food addiction is no different than substance abuse or compulsive shopping; in the same way drug abusers and compulsive shoppers can't resist drugs or merchandise, food addicts feel helpless against their urgent need for food — too much food.

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A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism

Selected excerpts from the book address many long-held myths about alcoholism and its treatment. Also included are definitions of alcohol treatment terminology.

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Overcoming Drug Addiction

When you’re struggling with drug addiction, sobriety can seem like an impossible goal. But recovery is never out of reach, no matter how hopeless your situation seems. Change is possible with the right treatment and support, and by addressing the root cause of your addiction. Don’t give up—even if you’ve tried and failed before. The road to recovery often involves bumps, pitfalls, and setbacks. But by examining the problem and thinking about change, you’re already on your way.

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Eating Disorder Treatment and Recovery

The road to eating disorder recovery starts with admitting you have a problem. This admission can be tough, especially if you’re still clinging to the belief—even in the back of your mind—that weight loss is the key to happiness, confidence, and success. Even when you finally understand this isn’t true, old habits are still hard to break.

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Is a Spending Addiction Ruining Your Relationship?

Financial secrets and hidden spending can cause family disharmony and may also be signs of addiction.

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Overcoming an eating disorders

Recovering from an eating disorder can be difficult but is most definitely possible. If you or someone you know is trying to overcome an eating disorder, you might find that other physical and emotional issues can come up during the process. But in the long-run, recovery from an eating disorder can lead to a healthier life overall.

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Depression and Alcoholism: Five Tips for Recovery

Alcoholics go through a period of grieving when they give up drinking.

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3 in 10 Americans Have Drinking Problem at Some Point in Their Lives

Nearly 30 percent of Americans have a problem with alcohol at some point in their lives, ranging from binge drinking to full-blown alcoholism, but less than 20 percent are ever treated, a new study found.

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Confronting Addiction, This Couple Revived Their Marriage

“The first thing I would do when I was in my addiction is I would reach for a pill.

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Are You An Addiction Enabler?

Denying a person you love a request for money isn't easy, even if you know she'll use it to buy drugs or alcohol. By learning how to say no, you are doing your part to help her face her addiction.

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L.I.F.E. Recovery Group/Guide Impact

I finished my first cycle through the L.I.F.E. Recovery Guide this Tuesday. We’re going back to lesson one now… Doing the program is helping me so much.

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Gambling Addiction and Problem Gambling

Whether you bet on sports, scratch cards, roulette, poker, or slots—in a casino or online—problem gambling can strain relationships, interfere with work, and lead to financial catastrophe

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