Alcohol and its Effects on the Liver

Alcohol and its Effects on the Liver

Alcohol Can Damage Your Organs It goes without saying that too much alcohol is not good for you and the same principle applies to drugs as well. Even moderate drinking can have dangerous side effects on both your mental health and your...
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02/13 2019
The Consequences of Addiction Are Not Worth It

The Consequences of Addiction Are Not Worth It

The Benefits of Leading a Substance-Free Life Leading a life that is free of substance abuse has countless benefits. The continuous use of drugs and alcohol can have detrimental side effects, especially for your long-term health. Addiction can take a toll on...
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02/12 2019
Common Impurities Found in Cocaine

Common Impurities Found in Cocaine

Cocaine Often Contains Additives It is fairly rare to find cocaine that is not ‘cut’ with additives. Those who deal cocaine want to make a profit and the more they add to cocaine to increase the quantity, the more product they can...
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02/12 2019
Largest Pharmaceutical Companies

Largest Pharmaceutical Companies

Who Makes Legal, Prescription Drugs? Almost all of us have some insight into pharmaceutical drugs, as, at one point or another, we have probably been to the pharmacy to fulfill a doctors prescription. But who really makes these drugs? The global pharmaceutical...
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02/12 2019
Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol and Depression

The Causal Relationship Between the Two There is a distinct and definite relationship between alcohol and depression; alcohol can cause one to become depressed while having depression can result in alcohol abuse. This vicious cycle requires professional treatment services in order to...
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02/11 2019
Alternatives to Alcohol

Alternatives to Alcohol

Non-Alcoholic Options Alcohol is the widest substance of abuse nation-wide and millions of individuals across the country suffer from alcohol dependency or alcohol abuse. Alcohol is a legal substance and is a common factor in many social settings and gatherings making it...
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02/11 2019
THC vs. CBD

THC vs. CBD

What is the Difference? THC and CDB are two of the primary cannabinoids that are naturally found in the plant, Cannabis Sativa. THC stands for tetrahydrocannabinol and CBD stands for cannabidiol. When taken, both of these chemicals react to the brains neurotransmitters...
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02/08 2019
Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

The Link Between The Two Close to 50 percent of those who are struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol also struggle with an underlying mental health disorder. This mental illness may not always be diagnosed leaving the individual wondering what...
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02/08 2019
Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

Drugs and Alcohol Can Turn Individuals Violent In some individuals, alcohol and drugs and bring out their absolute worst qualities. While some people can handle their alcohol, others simply cannot and the substance has a negative effect on them and their actions....
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02/07 2019
Laying the Foundation for a Healthy Recovery

Laying the Foundation for a Healthy Recovery

Recovery Takes Time and Patience When you have completed your treatment program and are ready to re-enter the world, you may feel anxious and scared. Laying the foundation for a healthy recovery will ensure long-term success in sobriety. Ensuring that you have...
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02/07 2019