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Our blog discusses news and current topics about drug and alcohol addiction. Our goal to help you understand the problems and issues related to drug addiction and review new promising treatments for recovery.

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Each of us is different

Nobody sets out to become addicted to drugs or expects to deal with drug addiction. Some people may take an illegal drug for the first time, just to have a thrill or be a part of the crowd.

Some people need prescription medication, but over time they begin to take too much, too often. Whatever the case, people certainly do not expect the misery that comes with addiction. But there is help for drug addiction and drug rehabilitation can work.

Addiction Has Many Faces...

Addiction has many faces, none of them pretty. This site is devoted to trying to help find ways for you to recover from addiction.

We designed this site to give useful information that will help people learn to make better decisions. The key to dealing with drug abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction is having the right information. You need information to recognize and understand drug addiction or alcoholism in yourself, your family, your friends and your community. The goal of our blog is to have complete and up to date facts about drug and alcohol abuse to help people to stop their dependence.




Who are we?

Drug-Addiction-Support.org is a website built to answer the questions and concerns of those harmed by drug and alcohol addiction and abuse. It’s a collaborative effort between many people and resources so that you receive the most update information available. Our goal is to be independent and not promote one treatment center over another but give you the tools to make a well-informed decision.

We do recommend that everyone suffering from this destructive disease join a 12-Step group either through your local church, AA, or NA. If you are a family member or loved one of an addict we recommend you begin the 12-step process with Al-Anon as soon as you can.

Current Blog Entries

Apr 29, 2017

Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction defines if someone is an alcoholic and should receive treatment...

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Apr 28, 2017

My once beautiful daughter!

It's so sad to watch a young adult that once had everything going for her, lose it all. MY beautiful daughter was outgoing, she played in the band at

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Apr 28, 2017

Addiction Treatment Intensity Options

Hi, I’m Robert and I work for MAT Clinics, a medicine assisted treatment center in Baltimore, MD. We’ve created an infographic that’s been a great resource

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Apr 27, 2017

Should I tell my teenagers about husband's addiction?

My husband now has a serious cocaine addiction that makes him absent from family life but functioning. My children think he is stressed and in ill health.

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Apr 26, 2017

How do I start the process of getting a family member sectioned?

How do I start the process of getting my brother, who is very badly addicted to Oxycodone sectioned? He has been badly addicted to Oxycodone among other

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Apr 25, 2017

Living with a drug user?

I have called the phone number that is listed only to be hung up on. Am i reaching the correct ph 800 815 3910? I live w a drug user who is 49 yrs

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Apr 24, 2017

Almost lost everything

I was introduced by my marijuana supplier. Working successfully. White collar professional. When they offered crack, I was immediately hooked my first

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Apr 24, 2017

Info On Drug Addiction

Info on drug addiction and alcoholism is a description of what drug addiction and abuse are and why they are both so harmful for you...

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Apr 21, 2017

Acceptance Recovery Center

Acceptance Recovery Center is a Dual-Diagnosis facility, we work with individuals struggling with Substance Abuse, behavioral issues and mental health

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Apr 20, 2017

Should we get a restraining order on our daughter?

My daughter has been addicted for the last 12 years or so. She has finished many short term rehabs. She came back in June from a rehab and started using

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Apr 19, 2017

Meeting times and place of meetings

Where are Al-anon meetings in Burleson, TX?

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Apr 18, 2017

My life

My childhood was horrible my dad was an alcoholic and beat my mom every day plus us kids. When I was about 5 years old, he slit her throat in the kitchen.

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Apr 15, 2017

Lost everything!

I have a son that's 11 years old he means the world to me. My wife had a problem with experimenting on different drugs when my son was only about 6 months

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Apr 14, 2017

Why do I feel high if i haven't smoked recently?

I smoke weed everyday and I'm usually high throughout the day but I've been trying to quit. I haven't smoked in three days yet I felt high for a few hours

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Apr 11, 2017

Wife of an addict turned bank robber

Hello, My name is Heather. I would love to share my story with you. I feel that people need to understand addiction and how it affects not only the

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Apr 11, 2017

The Lie In Which You Linger

It's amazing what can happen in as little as 6 years. 6 years ago, I was leading a marginally successful life. I had a good job, a nice apartment, had

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Apr 10, 2017

Book about the troubles of addiction.

I am not a drug addict and never have been, but I live in a town where there has been so many overdoses in the past months. I am trying to write a fiction/non-fiction

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Apr 08, 2017

Need to help sister who is using heroin?

My sister is using heroin and i want to get her help. i don't know were to start. i was looking for guidance. When should i confront her? etc.

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Apr 08, 2017

Opiate Addiction Facts

Opiate Addiction Facts are the reasons drug addiction and alcoholism effects everyone of us even if we don't know it.

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Apr 06, 2017

Inhalants

Inhalants or "huffing" is a problem parents don't know about and kids don't understand...

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Apr 05, 2017

Feeding the Addiction

Feeding the Addiction - People who use marijuana usually deny any possibility that the drug can be addictive. They want it to be legalized because it is not harmful.

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Apr 04, 2017

In Too Deep - My Addiction Story

My journey with dependency began 15 years ago, in that time I’ve become a master deceiver – I’ve deceived friends and family but mostly I’ve deceived myself.

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Apr 03, 2017

Treating Addiction

Treating Addiction, States enact “get tough” laws and promise voters that drug users will get the maximum sentence, but the problem is that jailing every drug offender means crippling prisons.

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Apr 01, 2017

Drug Addiction and God

Drug Addiction and God helps you understand why addiction recovery is best accomplished with a spiritual recovery...

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Apr 01, 2017

Three Evidenced Based Practices for Treating Teen Addiction

Fortunately, the science of treating addiction in teens has improved. Historically, teens with addictions to alcohol or drugs attended treatment programs

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Mar 31, 2017

Depression and Addiction

Depression and Addiction often it is hard to tell which comes first but they do often occur at the same time.

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Mar 30, 2017

Opiate Withdrawal

Opiate Withdrawal is necessary as the very first step in addiction recovery and can be managed by medical support so that it is not harmful to you...

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Mar 30, 2017

I love him but 30 years of fighting his demons has taken a toll!

I no longer want to be with my spouse regardless that he is and will always be the love of my life. But, I can no longer take the drug abuse, the lies,

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Mar 25, 2017

Codependency

Codependency tends to be a close family member like a husband, wife or in this case a mother who thinks she is helping her son...

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Mar 24, 2017

My ugly heroin addiction!

I am a 20 year old female and I am addicted to heroin. I started using opiates when I was about 17 and wasn't really addicted until I was 18. I haven't

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