Nancy Burgess

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Nancy Burgess is a graduate of Laboure College in Boston, MA, where she earned an Associate of Science degree in Nursing. She is a registered nurse with experience with direct patient care and nursing management. Nancy has worked in an acute care hospital setting and in an independent school environment.

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Relationships and Drug Addiction

By Nancy Burgess

Drug addiction does not only affect the addict. The disease also affects everyone in a relationship with the addict, including ... Continue Reading

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How to Give Up Cocaine in 8 Steps

By Nancy Burgess

Cocaine highs are intensely satisfying, but the effects are extremely hazardous. Here we look at the steps you need to take whe... Continue Reading

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A Look at Heroin Detox

By Nancy Burgess

We examine heroin, its withdrawal symptoms, detox options and recovery outcomes. Continue Reading

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Drug Abuse Treatment

By Nancy Burgess

There is no magical drug abuse treatment. The treatment choices and journey to recovery are different for every individual. Her... Continue Reading

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Am I an Alcoholic?

By Nancy Burgess

Know the signs, symptoms and causes of alcoholism to help determine if you or a loved one is suffering from the disease. Continue Reading

A Full Spectrum Guide to Treating Alcoholism

By Nancy Burgess

Find out what types of alcohol treatment programs are available and determine the best option for yourself. Continue Reading

How a 12-Step Program Can Help

By Nancy Burgess

Twelve-step programs are a major factor in a successful journey to sobriety. Learn exactly what they are and what they can do f... Continue Reading