Quitting Smoking

In this lesson, we’ll consider the benefits of quitting and provide a step-by-step process to help you along the way.

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Quitting Smoking (COD Lesson)

Nicotine dependence is the most prevalent substance abuse disorder among individuals with mental illness. Studies show that individuals with mental illness smoke nearly twice as much as those in the general population. Because they are often heavy smokers, individuals with co-occurring mental illness or addictive disorders are now estimated to make up forty-five percent of the US cigarette market. Learn the health benefits of quitting tobacco use and the positive changes that occur after only twelve hours. This lesson describes a four step process that will help you decide to quit, know what to expect, plan your strategy, implement your plan, and stay smoke-free forever.

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Baffling Nature of Addiction

And the Surprising Power of Recovery  “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling  Ronnie celebrated his 40th birthday in jail a few weeks…

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More Than a Drug Problem

“Burdens shared are easier to bear.” Jesse Jackson  A Troubled Beginning  Because co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders are complex, treatment must be specialized. Let me illustrate with a…

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Journey To Recovery

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Trading Your Addiction

It seems as though whenever you defeat one addiction, another vice, addiction, or bad habit is just around the corner. In recovery, cross addiction refers to trading one addiction for another. In cross addiction, a new addiction takes the place of a…

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