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Common Defense Mechanisms of Addicts

Common Defense Mechanisms of Addicts
We use defensive mechanisms in our day to day life in order to cope with trauma and uncomfortable feelings, however, they are a substance abuser’s arsenal to avoid the reality of their addiction and its consequences. Some of the more common mechanisms are denial, blaming, regression, and projection. We all use defense mechanisms in our everyday ...
Elevate Explores the Healing Power of Laughter

Elevate Explores the Healing Power of Laughter
Laughter Is Good for the Soul Most of us have experienced how a simple smile from a stranger or the sound of a baby giggling can quickly lift your mood, but how does laughter actually effect the human body? Gelotology, referred to by some as the science of laughter, is the study of laughing and its psychological and ...
California’s Interstate 5 A Major Drug Trafficking Corridor

California’s Interstate 5 A Major Drug Trafficking Corridor
Interstate 5 is a major stretch of highway that runs from the border of Mexico, through California, Oregon and Washington State, and into Canada. The road is heavily used by the American trucking industry, whose drivers haul everything from produce to electronics. As a result, the I-5 is an integral part of the commerce and ...
The Types of Staff Members Who Will Help You at Rehab

The Types of Staff Members Who Will Help You at Rehab
Going to rehab can seem like an overwhelming event to some. After all, when you choose an inpatient rehab, you are making a commitment to change your life for the better. It is a monumental decision. This is compounded by the fact that there can be a lot of unknowns – different facilities subscribe to different ...