Ask Dr. Cash: Is it possible for me to recover?

Addiction is a chronic medical illness, that is oftentimes a combination of genetic heredity, personal choice and environmental factors. Years ago drug dependence was treated as an acute illness that could be “cured” virtually overnight. Thankfully, within the last decade we have learned that it should be treated as a[…]

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Mythbuster: He looks okay, so he must be okay.

Sobriety is much more than not drinking or using drugs. It involves complete mental, physical, and spiritual health, and is better viewed as living life successfully while being sober, rather than successfully saying “no” to drugs and alcohol. People who have truly achieved sobriety will have renewed stability and purpose[…]

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Your Story Rewritten

A New Chapter in Maintaining Sobriety defines “addiction” as the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma. While the definition does cover some basic facts, the[…]

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