Drug Addiction Archive

Recovering from addictions

How to Recover from Addiction   Fighting addiction is perhaps the hardest battle someone can ever face.   No one wants to be addicted to any substance that is affecting their life and making it difficult to contribute fully to society. Ways to beat addiction There are many ways to beat …

The 12 step recovery program

  The 12 step recovery program has worked for millions of people world wide. The program works so well because it is a support system that does not define an addict as feeble or powerless. The group does not blame the addict. Instead it helps addicts recognize and accept their …

The 12 step recovery program: Why it works?

  The 12 step recovery program is one of the most famous support systems for alcoholics and individuals with substance abuse problems, amongst other things. A forum that started as a support system for alcoholics has now expanded to include various types of addictions, including, but not limited to, drug …

Drug Addiction

What is Addiction?  Drug addiction is physical dependence on a drug, medicinal or recreational, which means that withdrawal can often cause severe physical symptoms. People experiment with drugs for various reasons such as curiosity, peer pressure or as a coping mechanism. Some drugs are very addictive; people can suffer from …