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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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How Long do Withdrawals Last?

August 17th, 2021|

Addiction or abuse of drugs or alcohol can cause the brain to become reliant on the effects of that substance in the body. When that substance is no longer present, a person may experience significant

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Codependency and Addiction

July 27th, 2021|

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

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Drug Abuse Posts

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How To Find A Top Rated Drug Rehab

August 28th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Find A Top Rated Drug Rehab

Substance addiction, whether it is to drugs or alcohol is not a battle, it is a war with many battles that need to be fought over a long period of time. It is not easy,

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The Effects of Marijuana on a Teen’s Developing Brain

June 19th, 2017|Comments Off on The Effects of Marijuana on a Teen’s Developing Brain

According to nationwide survey findings by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agency in 2018, marijuana is the most frequently used drug in the US. The findings report found that 43.5 million admitted to

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Using Your HSA to Cover Drug Rehab

June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Using Your HSA to Cover Drug Rehab

You may be ready to begin treating your drug addiction; this decision comes in different ways to different people and is often accompanied by a kind of relief: A hope that you will finally be

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Using Your HSA to Cover Drug Rehab

June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Using Your HSA to Cover Drug Rehab

You may be ready to begin treating your drug addiction; this decision comes in different ways to different people and is often accompanied by a kind of relief: A hope that you will finally be

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How Much Does Rehab Cost?

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on How Much Does Rehab Cost?

The search for the right drug and alcohol rehab center can be a lot to digest, and there’s no doubt there have been thoughts about the expense associated with the service. Unfortunately, the frustrating

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Alcohol

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Alcoholism and Toxic Masculinity: Why Men Are Driven To Drink

July 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Alcoholism and Toxic Masculinity: Why Men Are Driven To Drink

Through the years, so much of what is perceived to be manliness is derived from popular culture. Rugged, stoic, assertive, confident, sometimes even aggressive, and of course hard drinking: these are the attributes of a