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    drugs, isolating himself from society, the real world. Nic used drugs to feel whole again, to distract himself from the struggles of adulthood. Countless times he tried to recover from his addictions but nothing ever worked because he ran away from his life, never believing in himself. Nic Sheff had a rough struggle within himself. Realistically Nic had an ideal life. He went to a prestique school, he was smart, he had a loving supportive family which gave him everything he needed to survive. Nic choose to go down the dark path. Nic chose to hurt his family by stealing, Nic chose to give everything to be one with the drugs, Nic chose to ruin his life. Everything Nic did, he knew it wasn't any good, but he didn't care. Nic knew he shouldn't relapse, but he didn't have a feel for life. Nic felt nothing when he was addicted, he didn’t feel what he was doing wrong, he didn't feel life should be taken serious, and he didn’t feel any remorse for how he made his family feel. Nic has many struggles throughout his journey. First, Nic loses his family's trust. Nic steals from his parents, girlfriends, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends. “I stole and justified it and stole more” (Sheff 56). Nic tried so hard to believe that he was doing nothing wrong so he shut everything out. Since Nic’s family’s had the inability to trust him, they kicked him to the curb. This brings us to the next struggle Nic must endure, being homeless. At first, Nic begged and begged to be let back into the…

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    social media network. During the nine weeks however, I did relapse four times. On September 20th, my friend was watching the Korean drama, The Heirs, while our study group was doing homework. I have watched this show before, and I was extremely interested in what episode she was on and I felt the urge to watch the show at the same time she was. I ended up doing just that. I got through about the first 30 minutes of the first episode before remembering that I had just started the abstinence…

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    harder to make them even better. The awareness of my weaknesses will allow me to further explore the areas and improve where is needed. The strengths I believe I bring to addictions counseling are empathy and flexibility. The weaknesses or challenges I face because of my own attitudes and beliefs of addiction are not being able to fully understand addiction and relapse. I will explain my strengths and weaknesses in detail, along with providing an action plan to change, in order to become a…

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    Relapses can be prevented by keeping triggers under control, learning healthy ways to deal with stress, and avoiding high risk situations. High risk situations that should be kept away from include old friends with drinking and drug problems, clubs, bars, and negative emotions. The best way to stay away from these high risk situations is to talk to sober companions or to find new places to spend time. Being aware of unavoidable situations and learning to cope with them is also important (Smith,…

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    many more, there is a clear need to help people with their addictions. Overcoming addictions is no easy task. The process is both physically and emotionally consuming. Luckily, once you’ve decided to quit, yoga can help you. The practice of Yoga has been around since early 500 BC. The tradition offers a way to deal with addictions by building your self-esteem as well as confidence so as to overcome the addiction. Yoga combines mental and physical disciplines to achieve peace in one’s body. When…

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    Essay On Support Groups

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    On a late Monday night in November, I had the chance to attend an Alcoholic Anonymous support group hosted in a church called Forest Hills Presbyterians church. The support group name was not the typical name we mostly hear about an AA group, the name was Progress Not Perfection. Which made me question if it was an AA support group or a group for other meeting but it turned out to be an AA support group. The purpose of the group is for alcoholic individuals to come together and exchange support…

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    Response To Relapse

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    How I would response is by telling them that relapse is not considered a failure or a result of not hitting bottom, however it’s very common in addiction and sometimes even expected. Most of the time relapse can further help an addict gain a greater insight to what triggers are setting their addiction off and how to avoid the situations and behaviors that caused them to relapse. Every addict is different and a relapse in does not need to be labeled as failure, some people do not have the support…

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    Relapse Prevention

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    A relapse can also make you lose faith in the recovery process. You might wonder if the process is all worth it – or if recovery is even possible for you. These nagging doubts can be powerful and overwhelming, and they cause some patients to give up on the recovery process entirely. However, the worst thing you can do is give up on recovery after experiencing one or even multiple relapses. You need to keep moving forward for the sake of your body, your mind, and your life as a whole. A relapse…

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    Essay Of Relapse

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    This essay will discus to what extent relapse is viewed as a failure on the individuals part, and the reasons behind the idea of relapse being identified as a failure, also what relapse is, and what it means for the individual and professionals involved. It is important that the issues of relapse are covered and how relapse could be dangerous and what socio-economic reasons there are for relapse to occur. The official dictionary definition of relapse is “to fall or slip back into a former bad or…

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    Orthodontic Relapse

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    INTRODUCTION:. Orthodontic treatment are potentially unstable although a number of factors can be cited as influencing long term-result. It called relapse orthodontics. Relapse Orthodontic is the return, following correction, any change from the final tooth position at the end of treatment relapse, could be a return to the original teeth position, caused by periodontal,occlusal,soft tissue factor and growth. Orthodontic relapse is a complex problem. 1,2 Studies have shown that stability and…

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