Substance Abuse Awareness

Chemical Addiction is Predictable & Progressive

This video is part two of Chemical Addiction: Why it’s Predictable and Progressive. Substance abuse can easily turn into a fatal addiction if left untreated. Once chemical addiction has set in, the user has already progressed through the stages of substance abuse. To get a proven and historic example of this we can find that…

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10 Ways to Beat an Addiction

Throughout life, we develop healthy and, sometimes, unhealthy attachments to things.   All addictions need addressing.  Addictions range from alcohol to pornography to food to exercise to work.  Your addiction might be small and manageable now, but left unchecked, it can grow to take over your life.  Here are 10 ways to beat an addiction:

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10 Signs of Alcoholism

  When we think of drug problems, we don’t tend to dwell on alcoholism. We think of the many hard drugs that plague our communities, but we don’t consider the shiny can of beer in our grocery store as a drug. Alcohol is

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Substance Abuse & Chemical Addiction is Primary

  When speaking of chemical addiction, one should include the entire field of addiction to drugs. There is no distinction between alcohol, crack, marijuana, heroin, pills or any other drug. Understanding the concept of poly-addiction is helpful during one’s recovery process. Poly means more than one. There are some treatment facilities

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Five Common Denominator of Individuals with Drug Addiction & Alcoholism

Chemical dependency has certain common characteristics in all drug addicts and alcoholics. The abuse of alcohol or drugs will produce these characteristics in individual regardless of age, class of society, religion, intelligence level or geographical location. It does not discriminate. This awareness video was created to help you recognize drug addiction and alcoholism in the…

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Families Need Recovery When Affected by Substance Abuse

A major proponent to raising awareness is to educate family members for their own need of recovery. Since family members tend to focus all their energy and effort on the person with a chemical addiction such as alcoholism, the family members usually neglect their own needs. In turn, they relinquish control without realizing it and…

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All Things New – My Story of Overcoming Heroin Addiction

There is Hope! Matt Kornegay, Founder of Reach Recovery shares his story of how he overcame his chemical addiction to heroin for 10+ years. His story gives necessary key elements and components that it takes to live a successful and sober life free from drug abuse.

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