If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, you know that there is nothing in the world like the pain it causes. Addiction begins with the addict and spreads throughout their entire life, devastating the entire family, loved ones, and just about anything else they touch. But what exactly is addiction, and how can Adult & Teen Challenge help you or your loved one beat it? Here are some important articles…
Alcohol – Socially Acceptable But Can Be Highly Destructive-Alcohol is legal, socially acceptable, and inexpensive, making it the drug of choice for people from all walks of life. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most destructive and dangerous substances to which a person may become addicted. An alcoholic's addiction can impact their family, friends, and entire communities, endangering not only the life of the alcoholic themselves but everyone they come into contact with. History and Prevalence of Alcoholism Alcohol and alcoholism have been around ever since ancient people crushed grapes. Since its inception, alcohol has been present in every major civilization in one form or another. Today,… More
Addicts Cannot Control the Addiction-What comes into your mind when you see a loved one struggling with a dreadful addiction? It creates an unbearable pain, doesn’t it? And the fact is, the addicted person is so engrossed in his/her addiction that they can hardly sense your pain, nor their own path to self-destruction. So, instead of wondering why the addiction makes them not care about themselves or you, it is much more helpful if we realize that they are helpless and have no control over their actions. The addiction is in complete control. Addiction is not limited to substances -- anything that takes over… More
Articles About Addiction and Substance Abuse - American Rehab Centers
Addiction is devastating to the addict and their entire family, loved ones, and just about anything else they touch. Here are some important articles about addiction.
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