Overcome an Addiction

Overcoming an addiction begins only when the addict is willing to change. Recovery from any type of addiction requires time and patience as well as the support of family and health care staff. The main thing is the commitment to quitting. Relapses are common and in most cases, people have several attempts at quitting before recovering successfully. This should not deter one from attempting to live an addiction free life.

The role of support groups and counseling can never be understated when dealing with addiction of any kind. While your health care providers would be the best source of information for local support groups, you can also connect with others like you over the internet, through sites like those listed below:

  1. Addiction Support Groups
  2. Recovery Month 2012

Frequently asked questions
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