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The Link between Trauma and Addiction | Beachway

August 11th, 2022|

Trauma often leads to substance abuse and increases the likelihood of individuals using addictive substances. This is because trauma can often lead individuals to develop mental illnesses and disorders and then use substances to alleviate

Is Addiction a Mental Health Issue?

August 3rd, 2022|

Is Addiction a Mental Illness?   Is addiction a mental health issue? The answer is “yes.” Addiction can even make a person more likely to develop other mental health disorders, such as depression and anxiety.

Are Anxiety Meds Addictive?

June 9th, 2022|

Are Anxiety Meds Addictive? Anxiety meds are used for the treatment and alleviation of anxiety. Many anxiety medications present no danger of addiction, but some medications can become habit-forming and addictive, with long-term use creating

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Are Anxiety Meds Addictive?

June 9th, 2022|Comments Off on Are Anxiety Meds Addictive?

Are Anxiety Meds Addictive? Anxiety meds are used for the treatment and alleviation of anxiety. Many anxiety medications present no danger of addiction, but some medications can become habit-forming and addictive, with long-term use creating

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What is Roxy

August 24th, 2021|Comments Off on What is Roxy

Roxycodone, also referred to by its street name “Roxy”, is a semi-synthetic opioid medication prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It has been classified as a Schedule II narcotic due to its

How to Choose a Rehab Center

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on How to Choose a Rehab Center

How to Choose a Rehab Center When the decision is made to send someone struggling with substance abuse to a rehab center, another decision quickly follows. Which rehab center should you choose? There are several

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Codependency and Addiction

July 27th, 2021|Comments Off on Codependency and Addiction

The Dangers of Codependency and Addiction Mental Health America (MHA) defines codependency as “an emotional and behavioral condition that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship.” Codependency has also been

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Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

June 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

The Importance of Boundaries in a System Riddled with the Disease of Addiction We often hear, “nothing changes if nothing changes.” Sometimes easier said than done in a system that is being held hostage by

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How To Help Someone With Their Addiction

August 16th, 2019|Comments Off on How To Help Someone With Their Addiction

There is no definitive rulebook on how best to help someone with an addiction. No matter how obvious the addiction is, committing to get help for an addicted friend or relative you care about is

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How to Admit You’re Struggling with Alcoholism

August 1st, 2022|Comments Off on How to Admit You’re Struggling with Alcoholism

How to Admit You Are Struggling With Alcoholism   Admitting that you’re struggling with alcoholism can be a distressing experience. As an alcoholic, you may be dealing with feelings of shame and embarrassment and even