ADDICTION

Alina Snowden in Addiction
August 2, 2022

Mommy Wine Culture

The Mommy Wine Culture has become well known and advertised as fun and okay. Yet these moms may not realize the message they are sending and how this can impact their children.

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Alina Snowden in Addiction
June 16, 2022

Are Functioning Addicts Actually Functional?

Everyone comes from different walks of life. That being said, anyone can be an addict and there is no stereotypical version of what an addict should look like or be in society. There are many addicts, some you would never know unless you paid very close attention. Those people are what we call functioning addicts.

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Alina Snowden in Addiction
March 2, 2022

The Slippery Slope of Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine addiction is a slippery slope and it can easily suck someone in, making them think they have it under control when really they don’t. One of our graduates tells her story of how she slipped into addiction and realized death was not the only way out.

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Alina Snowden in Addiction
February 3, 2022

The Truth Will Set You Free

While struggling with addiction, we also struggle to tell the truth. Not only do we struggle with being honest with others, but with ourselves as well. With our lies, we try to protect our loved ones, but in the end, we’re only hurting them and ourselves.

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Alina Snowden in Addiction
February 2, 2022

Overcoming Feelings of Depression and Addiction

One reason people drink or use drugs is they feel depressed and are seeking an escape. One of our graduates opens up and tells her story of overcoming her depression and how she learned to live a happy life without drugs or alcohol.

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Alina Snowden in Addiction
December 2, 2021

Understanding Why Drugs Control Addicts

Growing up, a schedule of extracurricular activities controlled me. Slowly, over time, drugs started controlling my schedule and eventually my life.

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Aaron in Addiction
October 6, 2021

“The Average Addict”

Why labeling addiction is harmful not only to those struggling with addiction but also to those who may not even struggle with drug use and abuse. We take a look at the stigmatizing of addicts and what harm it does to the general public.

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Aaron in Addiction
September 29, 2021

Grief, Loss, Isolation and Addiction

Losing someone you care about, dealing with grief and isolation is hard for everyone. There is an added risk to those who struggle with addiction when faced with such a loss. We look into the relationship between grief and addiction.

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Aaron in Addiction
August 19, 2021

Loving Parent Didn’t Save Me From Addiction

People talk about addiction being hereditary, but what about those who are adopted. One of our recent graduates talks about their experience as an adopted child who struggled with addiction.

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Aaron in Addiction
July 28, 2021

Drugs Increasingly Used in eSports

In the competitive world of eSports, players will try anything for an advantage. Players who push to be the best sometimes find themselves on a slippery slope, resorting to narcotics to increase their abilities and get an edge.

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