“The whole range of human character can be found among people with addictions, despite the cruel stereotypes that are typically presented,” writes Maia Szalavtiz, author of the book Unbroken Brain: a Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction. Her work reports that only around 18% of addicts … [Read more...] about Is There Such A Thing As An Addictive Personality?
You have decided to quit smoking — congratulations! Quitting will improve your health immensely by reducing your risk of heart disease, lung cancer and stroke. However, you should be prepared for some difficulties as well. During the smoking cessation process, you may feel strong cravings for … [Read more...] about Quitting Smoking? 7 Excellent Tips
Addiction can be difficult to identify and treat. That said, it’s important to remain hopeful during the recovery process and realize that the path to sobriety is not the same for every individual. Since there are many forms and levels of addiction, it can affect people differently. Addiction can … [Read more...] about The Healing Benefits Of Yoga For Addiction Recovery
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North Carolina Online DWI Classes As residents of North Carolina navigate the COVID-19 global pandemic together, we want you to know that we've made changes to our business practices in an effort to serve you best. Absolute Advocacy has been working tirelessly to develop an authentic and … [Read more...] about We’re here to support you with online DWI classes and other online services during this critical time of need!
In the past few weeks, as the COVID-19 pandemic (the coronavirus) has spread across the United States, we have seen firsthand how a crisis like this can exacerbate mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. This virus is real, and you should be taking it seriously. But panicking isn’t … [Read more...] about COVID-19: How to Find Balance In The Midst of Crisis
A standard drink, as defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), could be one 12-ounce beer, one 1.5-ounce shot of liquor, or one five-ounce glass of wine. Considering that each of those drinks contains just an ounce of alcohol, it doesn’t come as a surprise … [Read more...] about How One Drink Can Still Put You At Risk of Accidents and Prosecution
Fatal Crashes Involving Drivers Who Test Positive for Marijuana on the Rise Thinking about getting high and driving? Think again. A study released this week by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed the data of fatal crashes of individuals in Washington state testing positive for THC and … [Read more...] about Dangers of Driving High