risk factors for drug or alcohol abuse or dependence

Participation in Relapse Prevention for Addiction Requires your own Involvement

‘Did You Know’ participation in relapse prevention for an addiction requires the following involvement from you: Commitment to change Readiness to change Sobriety and abstinence going forward Honesty and truth Compliance to requirements Dependability and responsibility Visible effort and action Participation and communication Healthy boundaries with self and others Learning and growing If you or […]

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Common Risk Factors for Drug or Alcohol Abuse or Dependence

‘Did You Know’ there are common and significant risk factors for drug and/or alcohol abuse or dependence?  Some of these risk factors include the following: Genetic vulnerability/ predisposition Early exposure to alcohol and/or drugs Co-morbid presence of mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar, PTSD, personality disorders, conduct disorder, etc. Family abuse, neglect, and […]

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