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It’s Okay to Ask for Help. What to Expect, and Why the First Phone Call is So Critical

March 8th, 2020

There are a variety of reasons why people don’t ask for help, even when the support of a reliable friend or expert may be the difference between coping or collapsing—or even life or death. Some people feel that asking for help is a sign of weakness, vulnerability, or ignorance. In reality, it is a sign […]

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Is Your Loved One Ready for Treatment?

March 12th, 2018

You can’t make someone get help. Here are some ways to tell if your loved one is ready for treatment. Substance use disorder or addiction doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It affects not just the person using alcohol or drugs, but every person that cares about them. If you ask someone struggling with addiction, a […]

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