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Denial, Deceit and Deflection of Addictive illness.

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The first thing we naturally do when we see a loved one with a problem like an emerging addiction, is we will try to talk to them about it. But unfortunately, anyone with addictive illness is going to be resistant to your attempts to engage them in conversation about their negative behaviours as they begin to feel their addictive illness …

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Interventions

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Do you have a family member or loved one that you feel would benefit from an experience in a rehab for their alcoholism but refuses to stop drinking? Or perhaps they have a drug abuse problem or even a drug addiction and are refusing to accept professional drug rehab treatment, even though you know they need it. Watching someone you …

7 Essential things to look for in a Sober Companion

What to look for in a Sober Companion

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When we meet with families and concerned parties, one of the questions we ask is “What would be your very best possible outcome for your loved one or colleague?”

Talk Business

Talk Business – Concerns business owners might have with employing someone who had an addiction to drugs and alcohol

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Talk Business Article – Published 21/09/2016 Concerns business owners might have with employing someone who had an addiction to drugs and alcohol     Unfortunately, there is a great deal of negative connotation and stigma associated with the word ‘addict’. However, when you prefix it with the word ‘recovering’ it takes on a whole new meaning. One of positivity, integrity …

7 Proven Steps to Permanent Happy & Health Addiction

7 Proven Steps to Permanent Happy & Healthy Addiction

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1) Positive Rewards and Negative Consequences 2) Frequent Random Drug Tests 3) Abstinence based therapeutic Programmes 4) Recovery based Role Models, Recovery Sponsors (Mentors), Sober Coaches (AKA Recovery Coaches) and a safe Community of fellow Recovering friends. 5) Modified Lifestyles – Change! 6) Active and sustained monitoring – accountability 7) Regular counter balance of relapse – 12 Step Fellowship Meetings

Codependency and being and enabler

Codependency and being an enabler

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Codependence – a person is “addicted to the addict”; they assume responsibility for meeting the addict’s need and neglect their own Enablers – people who knowingly or unknowingly protect addicts from the natural consequences of their actions “when you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil” – max lerner