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I’m Addicted and I Think I’m Pregnant–What Should I Do?

For most people, motherhood is a time to celebrate, and expecting a child is a joyous occasion. But for someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, news that you are expecting creates a whole wealth of problems and worries. What if the baby has birth defects? What if the baby is born addicted? What …

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Can Substance Abuse Cause Sexual Dysfunction?

Love is in the air in February with Valentine’s Day, but if you’re abusing substances you might be having a common relationship problem–sexual dysfunction. You might be surprised to learn that substance abuse disorder can cause sexual problems in both males and females and can create yet another obstacle in a relationship. And let’s face …

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How Can I Stop Smoking While in Recovery From Addictions?

Addictions can range in the ways that they affect our health and quality of life. Addictions to alcohol or drugs can greatly affect the lives of those struggling. Other addictions, like caffeine addiction, may not necessarily be healthy, however, they will likely not impact your life in any profound way. You may be struggling with …

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What are Diversionary Activities in Recovery From Addiction?

Diversionary activities refer to activities that you might want to consider doing to keep your mind off of your addiction. Diversionary activities can help to curb relapse by shifting your focus from your thoughts back to the outside world. By working on activities or hobbies, you can divert your attention away from triggering thoughts and …

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