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What Is the Cost of Maintaining an Addiction?

Addiction destroys health, self-worth, family, friends, hope, and financial stability. People with substance use disorder often understand the consequences of their addiction, but they are missing the coping skills, stability, and self-esteem that will allow them to heal. If trying to convince someone to stop using drugs or alcohol hasn’t worked, treatment might be their…

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Is Alcohol Harming Your Relationships?

Nobody wants to ruin the trust and love of family members and friends over something preventable or controllable. Experts agree that alcohol abuse can negatively influence all your relationships, including how you relate with your spouse, parents, colleagues, and friends. Attending treatment at Liberty Bay Recovery Center can help you begin to repair these relationships…

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Staying Sober During Coronavirus

This coronavirus pandemic is challenging for everyone, but it’s especially difficult if you’re on the journey to recovery. Periods of stress can often cause us to retreat to our old habits and behaviors. If you’ve recovered from a drug or alcohol addiction through a residential addiction treatment program, this extra stress might create the conditions…

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How to Talk About Addiction with a Loved One

If substance abuse is destroying your family, getting a loved one into a good treatment program is the first step toward healing. Confronting someone about their addiction involves an overdue, emotion-wrought conversation that addresses the impact of drugs and alcohol on their life, health, and family. When confronting a loved one about their addiction, it…