How to Make an Environment Ideal for Your Recovery

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The world around you can influence how you behave and feel. If you’re someone who is in recovery, your environment can also make or break your recovery from addiction.

If you’re someone who have just come out of rehab or want to overcome an alcohol, drug, or behavioral addiction, here are some tips on how you can make your environment ideal. Read More

Cocaine Overdose: Signs and Symptoms

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Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant that can have a potent effect on your brain. It can affect your physical and mental health as well as your overall well-being. It can be smoked, snorted, ingested, or injected. However it’s used, it can cause an overdose and can have lasting significant consequences.  Read More

Relapse: 5 Important Things You Need to Know

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Those who have undergone addiction rehab and is embarking on their recovery can very well understand just how tough it is to deal with day-to-day life. Every day is a choice of whether to put down a drink or refuse to use drugs–or get on a bender and start the destructive cycle again. Read More

How Cocaine Affects Women

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While not many people use cocaine here in the Philippines since the drug of choice for most is the more affordable methamphetamine or shabu, it can’t be denied that many people still use cocaine.  Read More

5 Apps to Help You Drink Moderately

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Technology today helps make it easier for people to get the help they need, including drinking moderately.

It’s the weekend and you’re looking forward to grabbing a few drinks with friends. However, the “few drinks” seem to always end up with you getting wasted or passing out without no idea what happened the night before.  Read More

WATCH: What is Addiction?

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Addiction, contrary to the prevailing myths and prejudice, is not a character flaw. It’s not a weakness, neither is it a choice. They can’t just stop what they’re doing if they want to–because if they can, they would not be in the trouble they’re in in the first place. Read More

Mixing Alcohol and Cocaine: What You Should Know

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Illegal drugs or narcotics, are dangerous on their own, but what happens when you mix substances together? Now that’s like opening a Pandora’s box of trouble and undesired effects. So when you’re mixing alcohol and cocaine, you’re actually inviting a range of dangerous effects, including death.

Let’s take a closer look at this dangerous pairing. Read More

Top 10 Life Skills You’ll Learn in Addiction Rehab

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Many people turn to drugs because they lack the life skills necessary for them to cope with the different challenges they face in life. In addiction rehab facilities such as Bridges of Hope, people learn to cope with life’s ups and downs by learning, relearning, and developing these critical coping mechanisms or life skills. Read More

10 Uplifting Tips to Survive a Relationship with an Addict

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Having a relationship with an addict is beyond tough. We hope that these 10 uplifting tips can help you find the answers you’re looking for.

The intricacies of love, dating, and relationships are complex enough. Add addiction into the mix and you’re in for the ride of your life. This is because addiction is not like any disease. It robs you not just of your loved one’s health–it robs you of that person that you used to love as well. Read More

The Dangers of Cocaine Abuse and Addiction

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Cocaine abuse is one of the most widespread substance abuse issues faced by society today. Everywhere in the world, cocaine use is widespread, causing problems ranging from individual health issues to increase in crime and drug cartel activities. Read More