The Dangers of Powdered Alcohol

The Dangers of Powdered Alcohol

There is a new product on the market called Flavored Alcohol and it has been approved for sale by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Parents, legislators and addiction specialists are all concerned about the potential harm that the...
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12/07 2015
The Importance of Addiction Aftercare

The Importance of Addiction Aftercare

Addiction aftercare programs are an essential part of the recovery process for alcoholics and drug addicts. After an addict has completed the intense process of detox and rehabilitation during the first few weeks of treatment, aftercare may seem like a less intense...
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12/03 2015
What to Expect from Inpatient Drug Rehab

What to Expect from Inpatient Drug Rehab

With addiction at epidemic proportions on a global scale, there is an avalanche of questions about what to expect from inpatient drug rehab. While the continuum of care provided at over 4,000 drug rehabilitation facilities in America may vary, recovery addiction and sustainable...
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12/02 2015
Getting Help for Prescription Drug Addiction

Getting Help for Prescription Drug Addiction

Addiction to prescription drugs in America is a growing problem and cause for concern. Over 50 million people over the age of twelve have used prescription medications at least once in their lifetime. Prescription narcotics are causing mayhem in the lives of...
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11/25 2015
Coping with a Family Member who suffers from Alcoholism

Coping with a Family Member who suffers from Alcoholism

Many lives are derailed because of alcoholism in the family.  It is not uncommon for an alcoholic father, mother, aunt or uncle to set the stage for a pattern of addiction in subsequent generations. Whether you live in an environment that is favorable...
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11/13 2015
Actor Wes Bentley’s Battle with Heroin Addiction

Actor Wes Bentley’s Battle with Heroin Addiction

Wes Bentley, a regular on the television show American Horror Story: Hotel, experienced success as an actor at a young age. Bentley was born in Arkansas and is the son of a minister. He led a pretty normal life and wanted to...
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11/03 2015
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

There are many reasons why people start to abuse drugs and alcohol, one being a lack of the right information about substance abuse. October was National Substance Abuse Prevention Month by proclamation of President Obama. The substance abuse prevention movement engages families, schools...
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11/02 2015
Lamar Odom, Drug Overdose and Healing

Lamar Odom, Drug Overdose and Healing

Many people were stunned and saddened last week when news broke of Lamar Odom being found unconscious around 3:15 p.m. at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nevada, on Tuesday, October 13. It has been reported that brothel employees found him lying...
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10/19 2015