ADDICTION

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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Aaron in Addiction
July 1, 2021

Dealing with Your Past Is Critical to Recovery

When left unaddressed, past bad experiences can cause relapse for those in recovery. How do you then address trauma in a way that creates resolution and does not cause a relapse?

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Aaron in Addiction
June 3, 2021

Long Term Effects Of Meth Use

Methamphetamine use and addiction can have terrifying effects on a person's health. Where did this drug come from however and what are the most troubling effects it can have on a person's body?

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Aaron in Addiction
May 9, 2021

Overcoming Physical Drug Dependency

Each drug has different withdrawal symptoms. Learn how each substance affects an addicted individual when they come off of it.

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Aaron in Addiction
April 29, 2021

Living and Loving a Sober Life (and Why That Might Be Hard)

Have you ever wondered why drug addicts will often destroy their lives for instant gratification? We explore why addicts will make choices and seem unaware or uncaring towards the ramifications of their actions.

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Aaron in Addiction
April 8, 2021

Having Hope

Our guest writer talks about what he has learned from going to over 20 different treatment centers.

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Aaron in Addiction
April 2, 2021

Physical Dependency On Alcohol

Alcohol use can be a slippery slope that rapidly progresses from social drinker to a full blown alcoholic. When does the occasional drink turn into alcoholism and what is physical alcohol dependency?

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