Family therapy for addiction addresses underlying family issues and dynamics. And it supports both the addict and the family in learning how to adapt to recovery. More here on family therapy for addiction.
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Overcoming an addiction requires that you deal with life. Five (5) steps to overcoming an addiction by dealing with the psycho-emotional problems that compel addictive behaviors here.
Families can help addicts by learning how to communicate better, setting boundaries, understanding the addict, planning an intervention, or seeking professional help. More tips for families of addicts here.
Are you addicted to narcotics and want to feel normal again? Scientific tips from a former narcotic addict here.
The best way to withdraw from heroin is under medical monitoring to ensure overall health, manage withdrawal symptoms and make sure that there are no complications during withdrawal. More suggestions on how to withdraw from heroin here.
How can we treat addiction as a spiritual disease? By shifting our focus. More on the spiritual side of addiction here.
Detox from heroin can be assisted by anesthesia, buprenorphine, clonidine, or opiate replacement therapies. A review of heroin detox protocol here.
What are drug and alcohol problems based in? Fear! Face your fears to overcome drugs and alcohol problems. More here on where to find help for drug and alcohol problems.
What are the first, early and late signs of heroin withdrawal? Signs common during heroin withdrawal include sweating, dilated pupils, problems sleeping, and nausea. More about the course of heroin withdrawal and its signs here.