Tag Archives: addiction

  • Addiction is a Lonely Business
    Monday, October 5th, 2020

    Addiction is a Lonely Business

    Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. As active addicts, we tend to choose addictive substances and behaviors rather than other people as a...
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  • Why Do Tolerance and Escalation Develop?
    Friday, October 2nd, 2020

    Why Do Tolerance and Escalation Develop?

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW As stated in my previous post, tolerance and escalation are common signs of addiction. Tolerance occurs when the body requires increasingly larger or more potent...
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  • What Are Tolerance and Escalation?
    Friday, September 25th, 2020

    What Are Tolerance and Escalation?

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW In the most recent edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (the DSM-5), the American Psychiatric Association states that Substance Use Disorder...
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  • Rocking Relationships in Recovery
    Monday, September 14th, 2020

    Rocking Relationships in Recovery

    Jonathan Taylor hosts this webinar for couples impacted by addiction. These sessions meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, at 10 a.m. Pacific.
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  • What is Recovery Supposed to Look Like?
    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

    What is Recovery Supposed to Look Like?

    In this episode of Overcoming Betrayal & Addiction, Dr. Rob and Tami answer questions about narcissism and its connection to addiction. They also talk about how an addict can...
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  • Incremental Improvement
    Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

    Incremental Improvement

    A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence. As Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu says, “The journey of a thousand miles begins...
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