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What Is Smart Recovery?

If you have ever been in a drug or alcohol recovery program, you will likely have heard of AA (alcoholics anonymous) or NA (narcotics anonymous), but you may have never heard of SMART Recovery. What is SMART Recovery? SMART is an acronym that stands for self-management and recovery training. It is a peer-supported technique that…

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Is Addiction Genetic?

Wondering if addiction genetic is normal in this day and age. Genes are solely responsible for many outcomes like if you have cystic fibrosis, you have a gene mutation that gives you the disease. Addiction is a bit more complicated, and it involves genes that control the reward system and a person’s ability to understand…