The impact of stress does not cease once an alcoholic stops drinking. [Stress and Alcoholism] NB; This article is a bit technical, but as it covers the latest research (2013) and it provides important data about stress and alcoholism. Newly sober alcoholics often relapse to drinking to alleviate the symptoms of withdrawal, such as alcohol …∞
“There are many different paths that lead to depression and equally as many paths that can be taken to wellness,”
This list of websites presents hundreds of free MP3 downloadable tracks from; Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-anon, Gamblers Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, radio podcasts, Cocaine Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous, Marijuana Anonymous, Sexaholics Anonymous and Sex Addicts Anonymous. Special subjects include the Founders of AA and Al-anon, gay, lesbian, singles, Joe and Charlie, Big Book study and various …∞
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Grow Mutual Help Groups Grow offers people organised friendly support through mutual help groups and a 12 Step Program of recovery. People in Grow have experienced many of the symptoms of mental illness; depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and mental and emotional distress. They’ve also had struggles with life. Losses of loved ones and jobs, marriage …∞
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What happens to your anxiety when you reduce or stop drinking, smoking or using? What happens to your alcohol, tobacco and other drug use when you feel anxious? In recovery what anxiety symptoms do you experience? When? Where? ANXIETY AND SUBSTANCE USE — Sometimes people use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs to cope with their …∞
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The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection How to Manage the Narcissistic People in Your Life Does your boss constantly blame you for things you didn’t do? Do you isolate yourself from friends and family to avoid conflict at home? Do you feel anxious when you see a certain ‘friend’s’ name on your …∞
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This book is designed to help people with dual substance abuse and mental health problems.
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Dual Disorders – Third Edition A recovery book. Depression Bipolar Schizophrenia. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Millions of individuals diagnosed with psychiatric or emotional disorders must battle an equally menacing and powerful disease–chemical dependency (alcoholism, addiction, marijuana). First published in 1993, Dual Disorders is the leading text on the biological and psychological relationship between mental illness and …∞
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Relations between 12-step Attendance, Depression, and Substance Use in Patients with Comorbid Substance Dependence and Major Depression. Among patients with substance dependence and comorbid major depressive disorder (MDD) receiving treatment, we examined if differences in depression were mediated by 12-step involvement, and if the effects of 12-Step involvement on future alcohol and drug use were …∞
Patients with a sexual abuse history had higher rates of psychological problems,