Addiction

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How the Feeling of Powerlessness Impacts Addiction

When we feel powerless, we often turn to addiction as a way to cope. Addiction provides a false sense of control and power, which can be incredibly seductive when we feel like our lives are spiraling out of control.  However, this false sense of power quickly turns...
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What Mindfulness Techniques are Useful in Recovery?

Addiction recovery is when someone suffering from addiction goes through a treatment program and is now practicing a sober lifestyle. Addiction recovery can also be described as a process of improved physical, psychological, and social well-being and health after...
man suffering from benzo withdrawal with his hand on his head looking concerned

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

Benzodiazepines are prescription psychoactive drugs that act as a sedative. This means that doctors tell patients to take them to help calm and slow down certain responses within the body’s chemistry. They are prescribed for short periods to treat anxiety or...
How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

Benzodiazepines are prescription psychoactive drugs that act as a sedative. This means that doctors tell patients to take them to help calm and slow down certain responses within the body’s chemistry. They are prescribed for short periods to treat anxiety or...

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