ADDICTION

Aaron in Addiction
November 25, 2020

Signs that Drinking is Becoming Alcoholism

As with all substance dependency problems, the transition from occasional drinker to struggling with alcoholism can be gradual. Therefore, it is essential to learn how to distinguish occasional drinking from alcohol addiction.

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Aaron in Addiction
November 5, 2020

A Country Unraveled

In the United States, drug abuse has been a problem at least since alcoholic spirits have existed, probably longer. As societal pressures in the modern era continue to grow, so does addictive behavior in an alarming number of people.

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Aaron in Addiction
October 2, 2020

“I Didn’t Plan to Be an Addict”

I never thought, ’Oh that’s what I want, to live my life always worrying about the next fix’. It turned out that way when heroin became my best friend. We met, and instantly got along; a soulmate if you will.

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Aaron in Addiction
September 24, 2020

Incarceration and Drug Addiction

Have you ever been incarcerated repeatedly for the same drug charge or know someone who has?

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Aaron in Addiction
September 3, 2020

Cocaine and Your Brain

The brain of a cocaine addict goes through a change which is not always reversible.

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Aaron in Addiction
August 27, 2020

Athletes and Addiction

One of the downsides to being an athlete is you are prone to minor or major injuries, especially in contact sports.

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Aaron in Addiction
August 24, 2020

Relapses Increase Amidst COVID

Since the beginning of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in drug and alcohol abuse. The CDC reported almost 71,000 overdoses in 2019 alone, with 50,042 of those cases opioid related. In the first four months of 2020, there was an 11.

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Aaron in Addiction
August 21, 2020

A Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Once the physical side addressed, the focus turns to the mind and spirit. This portion is probably the most critical part of recovery. There are issues and problems a user has never confronted, and continuously running from them has created even more.

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Aaron in Addiction
August 19, 2020

Functional Drug Addict?

Does a functional addict exist, or are they like a unicorn, a mystical creature existing only in the mind?

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Aaron in Addiction
August 13, 2020

Descent Into Heavy Drug Use | Part Four

There was a point where I began to want to get sober. During the last two years of the four years I was with my boyfriend I went back and forth about this in my head.

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