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Is My Daughter a Drug Addict?

There are few things more painful than watching one of your children fall into addiction. Whether young or old, as your children start abusing drugs, their lives spin into chaos that makes you feel helpless. Is this chaos taking over your son or daughter’s life? Do you know if one of your children is a…

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Health and Wellness Education During Addiction Treatment

A substance use disorder or addiction impacts all areas of an individual’s life. An addiction can lead to financial problems, relationship issues, and problems at work. Worse still, having an addiction can hurt the individual’s overall health and wellness. Over time, substance abuse disorders can hurt the individual’s physical, mental and emotional health. With the…

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Addiction Triggers That We Avoid

Temptations seem to be everywhere when you’re trying to stop using drugs or alcohol. It’s one of the greatest challenges facing people who have just complete addiction treatment and are in the early stages of recovery. Getting away from any of those temptations can be difficult. Fortunately, with the right support like that offered at…

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I Want to Know How to Stay Sober

Many people feel desperate in their drug addiction. They want recovery but can’t figure out how to stay sober. Many of these people even go back and forth into detox and rehab, only to relapse. So how do you achieve lasting recovery, and where can that dream become a reality? One of the most important…

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Addiction Recovery Steps

The path to drug addiction recovery is different for everyone. In many cases, the decision to seek help is preceded by a “bottom,” a feeling of having reached an ultimate low. The next steps include the initial adjustment to life without drugs or alcohol and the eventual establishment of a new normal. However, you don’t…

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Oxycodone vs Hydrocodone

When it comes to managing pain, people have a lot of drug choices. Two of the most popular pain medications that doctors prescribe are oxycodone and hydrocodone. However, how do these two drugs compare to each other? It may be important for people to know the differences between oxycodone vs. hydrocodone. It’s important to understand…

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When You Get Pulled Over-DUI vs DWI

You’ve likely heard of the terms DUI and DWI but may be wondering what the difference between them is. Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while impaired (DWI) are two sides of the same coin. Usually, the difference lies in what a particular state has decided to use. While the terms may vary from…

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The Reality of the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic in the United States is far worse than most people realize, resulting in many overdoses. Recently statistics have shown more and more people are dying from overdoses from prescription opioids every year. With over 10,000 people dying from these medications and even more surviving overdoses, it’s become a crisis. The Surgeon General…

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Alcohol Deaths Per Year

Most people know that drinking too much is bad for their health. However, because alcohol is so ingrained in our culture as part of social events, it can be a challenge for some to stave off binge drinking or habitual drinking. We can see from the number of alcohol deaths per year that there is…

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Is Adderall Addictive?

There are numerous medications people can take to address their physical health and mental health issues. However, some of these medications can be misused and abused, leading to a substance use disorder or addiction. One such drug is Adderall. This medication is used to increase focus and is a combination of the drugs amphetamine and…