General Addiction Information and Resources
Addiction is a debilitating disease which destroys lives, families, communities, and contributes to the overall degradation and downfall of civilized society. That said, although it is a social and socioeconomic problem, first and foremost, iit is a human problem - a disease like any other - chronic, progressive, and ultimately fatal. It is our sincere hope that the information contained in the following articles can help educate the public, families, and addicts and alcoholics themselves in the nature of addiction, the types of services available for help, and the means by which to find that help.
The holiday season can be haunting and debilitating for those with substance abuse issues. Every year, the holidays present those who suffer from addiction with an immense challenge. Several of our American traditions involve alcohol. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, excess is celebrated where those of us who struggle with addiction seek to find peace.
Being around family and friends is no doubt important. Here are a few helpful tips to get you through the holiday season.
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Inevitably, holiday festivities and parties that involve alcohol