M. Lujan

M. Lujan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Tulane University. She now works with adolescents in drug rehabilitation centers providing recovery support and teaching life skills.

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The 2 Types of Recovery Hotlines and When to Use Each One

By M. Lujan

There are two kinds of hotlines you can use during addiction recovery. Here's which one is right for your situation. Continue Reading

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3 Life Skills to Look for in a Teen Support Group

By M. Lujan

When looking for a proper teen support group, keep the following three life skills in mind. Your teen will need them to ensure ... Continue Reading

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4 Predictable Warning Signs of a Relapse

By M. Lujan

It’s when we are caught off guard and with no knowledge of how to cope with such things when addicts may find themselves in tro... Continue Reading

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How to Stop Blaming Yourself for Your Loved One's Addiction

By M. Lujan

To help you get rid of guilt and guard your mental health, here’s an in-depth explanation of the three C’s. Continue Reading

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When to Stop Trying to Save an Addict

By M. Lujan

Although it may be one of the toughest things you’ll ever have to do, the friends and families of addicts need to let go of the... Continue Reading

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Bullying and Substance Abuse: What We Can Do

By M. Lujan

We can prevent children from experiencing the scarring mental and long-lasting emotional problems that come with bullying if we... Continue Reading

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6 Celebrities to Follow for Recovery Inspiration

By M. Lujan

The following are 6 famous personalities who can serve as role models in your times of self doubt and offer some inspiration an... Continue Reading

Is That Your Alcoholism Talking?

By M. Lujan

Alcoholism can impose irrational thinking and behavioral patterns that may cause you to believe it has been nothing but your mo... Continue Reading

Thought Stopping: A Technique to Quiet the Negative Voice in Your Head

By M. Lujan

Our inner voice can run rampant if we don't train ourselves to rein it in when it's not being helpful. Here's a step-by-step gu... Continue Reading

The "Crazy Ex": A Scientific Explanation

By M. Lujan

Learn about the science of adult attachment and what exactly causes the obsessive "crazy ex" phenomenon. Continue Reading