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How Toxic Relationships Can Poison Your Recovery from Substance Abuse
Elevate Addiction Services understands the enormous role family and friends play in addiction. Many people contribute to patterns of substance abuse, and some do not realize the negative impact they have on others. It’s vital for everyone struggling with substance abuse to identify the toxic relationships in their lives and overcome them, either by restructuring the relationship or keeping a healthy distance. Toxic relationships are incredibly dangerous. Not only can they contribute to a substance abuse problem in the first place, but they can also prolong an addiction, or increase the chances of relapse. Addiction Recovery Is About Rebuilding Yourself Substance abuse recovery requires ...

Expert Corner: How Do You Regain Trust After Addiction?
My brother won’t believe I’m clean. I haven’t used in over six months. I’m on Suboxone maintenance and back at college, where I aced my first semester. I understand that my brother has seen me high like so many times, but he hasn’t seen me use since Christmas. I don’t understand this. I only ever go out of the house with him! It feels pretty sh*tty. I’m not like pushing hard to convince him, I want him to have some trust in me. He said that even if I said I was clean for the next 10 years he still ...