Overcoming Addiction

Julie Paarmann - Monday, June 10, 2013

In this day and age there are many different addictions that can bring us down and make us feel unworthy, so getting rid of the addiction and making ourselves feel better is all important. From gambling to drinking alcohol, cocaine taking to smoking a cigarette all are debilitating in their own way and you will need help overcoming addiction to any of these.

Once you have admitted that you have a gambling problem, cocaine addiction, drinking too much alcohol on a regular basis or you just want to give up smoking cigarettes tell someone, a close friend or loved one that you are going to give up and that you will need their help and support.

The next thing to do is to get rid of any drug taking paraphernalia, cigarettes or booze and don't just put them in the rubbish bin, flush them down the toilet so you won't be tempted to retrieve them. Don't forget that there is always help available to aid you overcoming addiction and that a simple phone call can set you on the right road to recovery.

There are many different help centres available to you, with professional staff who are able to help you overcome your addiction, whether it be heroin, cocaine, alcohol or gambling. They can offer group therapy or one on one treatment, whichever is best for you.