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Alcohol & Anxiety: How Are They Related

October 7th, 2021|

Alcohol & Anxiety: How Are They Related? Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and Anxiety Disorders are commonly co-occurring disorders that can lead to serious health risks and concerns. When a person is struggling with the various

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7 Tips to Prevent Relapse

September 29th, 2021|

One of the biggest challenges that people recovering from substance abuse face during recovery is the high risk of relapse and falling back into the same dangerous cycle they’re trying to get away from. Recovery

Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Depression

September 14th, 2021|

Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects an estimated 1 in 10 Americans. Unfortunately, clinical and severe depression often goes untreated, with less than 50 percent of depression sufferers world-wide receiving the care they

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Drug Abuse Posts

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What is Roxy

August 24th, 2021|Comments Off on What is Roxy

Roxycodone, also referred to by its street name “Roxy”, is a semi-synthetic opioid medication prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It has been classified as a Schedule II narcotic due to its

How to Choose a Rehab Center

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on How to Choose a Rehab Center

How to Choose a Rehab Center When the decision is made to send someone struggling with substance abuse to a rehab center, another decision quickly follows. Which rehab center should you choose? There are several

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Is There a Difference Between Substance Abuse and Addiction?

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Is There a Difference Between Substance Abuse and Addiction?

The line between substance abuse and addiction runs a bit thin, but it is there - even though many people use these terms as if they are interchangeable. Although individuals may not be "addicted"

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Family & Support Advice Posts

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Codependency and Addiction

July 27th, 2021|Comments Off on Codependency and Addiction

The Dangers of Codependency and Addiction Mental Health America (MHA) defines codependency as “an emotional and behavioral condition that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship.” Codependency has also been described

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Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

June 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

The Importance of Boundaries in a System Riddled with the Disease of Addiction We often hear, “nothing changes if nothing changes.” Sometimes easier said than done in a system that is being held hostage by

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How To Help Someone With Their Addiction

August 16th, 2019|Comments Off on How To Help Someone With Their Addiction

There is no definitive rulebook on how best to help someone with an addiction. No matter how obvious the addiction is, committing to get help for an addicted friend or relative you care about is

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Rehabilitation Practices & Methods Posts

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When is Long Term Treatment needed

August 5th, 2021|Comments Off on When is Long Term Treatment needed

How long is ‘long enough’? We understand that this question perhaps raises concerns and worries for some who are considering treatment. In our experience working with substance use disorder and mental health disorders, a