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How to Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help

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How would you help someone who doesn’t want your help and doesn’t even help himself? 

It’s an impossible scenario right?

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So Your Teen Won’t Stop Abusing Drugs?

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There are several myths and misconceptions that teens have about alcohol and drug use, which resulted in them having willfully tried and even chosen the path or abuse and addiction.

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Why You Should Stop Enabling

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In many past posts, we have written about how to draw the line between enabling and empowering and how families can help their loved ones who are in recovery. Addiction and recovery can be a rollercoaster ride of emotions and judgment calls, a tug-of-war between helping and hurting.

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Are You Addicted to Facebook? Test for Yourself to Find Out

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You may have told someone, “You’re addicted to Facebook!” Oftentimes, you may be the one on the receiving end of these kinds of phrases.

Although Facebook Addiction has been cleared by the experts to not be an official clinical diagnosis such as impulse control disorders, substance addiction, or pathological gambling, too much time on Facebook can still pose a problem to people.

So how do you know if you or someone you know is addicted to Facebook? Answer TechAddiction’s Facebook Addiction Test to find out:

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Empowering VS Enabling: Which Side Are You On?

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As families and friends of someone dealing with substance or behavioral addiction you may feel that you are at your wits’ end trying to figure out how you should behave towards the addict. At times, you may even bicker among yourselves how you should let the addicts be or impose stricter rules. Either way, you are all coming from the same place of concern and love for the addicts.

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Four Steps to Spotting Substance Abuse in Your Family

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Admitting that someone in your family has a substance abuse or addiction problem can be very difficult. In our society, this is taboo and is almost always met with stigma. However, if you suspect that a family or loved one is using harmful drugs and you want to help him or her, the foremost hurdle to overcome is that of your own acknowledgement.

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