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Addiction During Pregnancy

Addiction During Pregnancy

Addiction treatment during pregnancy can make all the difference between giving birth to a healthy baby, having a baby with severe complications or losing a child. Many pregnant women fear they may lose rights to their unborn baby if they seek help for substance abuse. However, it’s better to receive treatment for addiction than to…

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Explaining Addiction to a Non-Addict

Addiction is a disease, not a moral failing or a lack of willpower. If you’ve encountered obstacles with explaining what addiction feels like to family and friends, you’re not alone. Remember that your experiences with addiction are valid. To help explain addiction to a non-addict, use this guide and helpful tips to start the conversation.…