Why Do Some People Become Addicted?

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Addiction is a dangerous disease that effects people regardless of their age, gender, or location. Read the article below from hbo.com to learn what causes addiction. http://www.hbo.com/addiction/understanding_addiction/14_some_people_become_addicted.html

Why Do Some People Become Addicted?2017-08-15T15:35:33+00:00

Addiction and the Brain

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Addiction affects the brain in various ways, many of which people may not understand. Read the article below from hbo.com to better understand how addiction affects the brain. http://www.hbo.com/addiction/understanding_addiction/11_addiction_and_the_brain.html

Addiction and the Brain2017-08-15T15:35:56+00:00

When Is Someone Addicted?

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Though many suffer from addiction, it can be difficult to recognize the symptoms of those around you. Read the article below from hbo.com to learn to recognize the symptoms of addiction. http://www.hbo.com/addiction/understanding_addiction/19_when_is_someone_addicted.html

When Is Someone Addicted?2017-08-15T15:36:17+00:00

Treatment is Over. Now What if a Relapse Happens?

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Though completion of an addiction treatment program is a huge milestone on the road to recovery, relapses can still occur. Read the article below from hbo.com to learn what to do if you or a

Treatment is Over. Now What if a Relapse Happens?2017-08-15T15:36:30+00:00

From Treatment to Sustained Recovery

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Though beginning treatment is an excellent step towards recovery, it is not an end-all, long-term solution. Read the article below from hbo.com to learn how to transition from treatment to sustainable recovery. http://www.hbo.com/addiction/aftercare/43_treatment_to_recovery.html

From Treatment to Sustained Recovery2017-08-15T15:36:46+00:00

What Helps People Stay in Treatment?

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Beginning treatment for addiction can be difficult, but sometimes staying the course can be even more trying. Read the article below from hbo.com to learn tips on how to keep people in treatment. http://www.hbo.com/addiction/aftercare/42_stay_in_treatment.html

What Helps People Stay in Treatment?2017-08-15T15:36:54+00:00

Coping With the Stigma of Addiction

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Though addicts require support to overcome their addictions, often the stigma prevents them from speaking up and receiving help. See the article below from hbo.com to learn to cope with the stigma of having an

Coping With the Stigma of Addiction2017-08-15T15:37:03+00:00