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5 Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol is one of the most commonly consumed, easily accessible mind-altering chemicals available to society. While drinking a glass of wine or having the occasional few beers is not likely to cause anyone harm, too much alcohol consumption can lead to a damaging health emergency known as alcohol poisoning. Sadly, signs of alcohol poisoning are…

therapist vs psychologist

Therapist vs Psychologist

Are you looking for a specialist to help you overcome your addiction to drugs? The staff at Beaches Recovery in Jacksonville, Florida are here to help. Keep reading for more information about the differences between therapist vs psychologist. Both are available at Beaches to help you overcome your substance abuse. Psychologist vs Therapist“Therapist” is a…

long term side effects of marijuana

Long Term Side Effects of Marijuana

While many recreational users claim there are no long term side effects of marijuana, and the drug does not possess addictive qualities, the reality is that every drug holds the potential for addiction. Any substance that acts on your brain to increase or decrease neurotransmitter secretion can be addictive. The active compound in marijuana, THC, stimulates…

Most commonly abused drugs

Commonly Abused Drugs

17.7 million Americans were addicted to alcohol in 2012. This same year, 4.3 million Americans were dependent on marijuana. Alcohol and marijuana are just two drugs that are available. There are a variety of other drugs that are accessible, which means that people are more likely to abuse these drugs. If you are seeking to…

working the 12 steps

Working the 12 Steps

Most people are somewhat familiar with the phrase ‘working the 12 steps’. However, you may not fully know each individual step or understand how this method of addiction recovery actually works. The 12 Step Program is offered by most addiction rehab programs in Jacksonville, FL. It is a completely voluntary and anonymous program. If you or…

benefits of aa

Benefits of AA

To those on the outside, the rooms of AA are typically perceived in one of two ways. People either see this as a mysterious and magical place where people walk in, talk, have coffee, and then over time start walking out changed. Clean and sober. Others will see it as a gathering of drunks where…