The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

Caring for Your Mental Health is of Utmost Importance Many individuals underestimate how much the state of their mental health affects everything else in their lives, from relationships to addiction. If your mental health is suffering then you will not be in...
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09/12 2019
The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

Staying Connected to Friends and Family Aids Mental Health and Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction can be tough, especially if you were a long-term user. While recovery is always a work in progress, there are certain things that you can...
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09/03 2019
Underlying Mental Health Disorders

Underlying Mental Health Disorders

Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of Co-Occurring Disorders When it comes to locating the foundation of an individual’s addiction, it can often be difficult to pinpoint. The reality is that close to half of those who struggle with drug or alcohol addiction...
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08/08 2019
Telltale Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Telltale Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Knowing Whether a Loved one is Struggling With Alcohol Abuse Across the United States, alcohol is one of the top-most abused substances due to its ease of accessibility and the mere fact that it is legal. Unfortunately, too many individuals fall victim...
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07/30 2019
How to Prevent Drug Relapse

How to Prevent Drug Relapse

Relapsing on Substance of Abuse is Preventable With the Right Support When you are a recovering addict, one of the most common fears is relapsing. After such hard work to obtain sustained sobriety, relapse would put you right back at ground zero....
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07/23 2019
What Does Medical Detox Involve?

What Does Medical Detox Involve?

The Process of Medically Assisted Detoxification When an individual is severely addicted to drugs or alcohol, they will require a period of medically assisted detox in order to safely and effectively manage their withdrawal symptoms. This is the first step in the...
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07/09 2019
Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Addiction and Substance Abuse Vary by Locality Recent studies have discovered a shocking difference in drug and alcohol abuse between those who reside in rural areas when compared to those living in urban areas. Substance abuse can affect anybody, regardless of age,...
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06/27 2019
Common Street Names for Illicit Drugs

Common Street Names for Illicit Drugs

Drugs can go by Many Different ‘Code’ Names While drugs have their rightful names, they also go by street names which can be code for the certain drug itself. Unfortunately, being familiar with the popular street names of drugs can allow for...
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06/20 2019
Preparing for Change

Preparing for Change

Getting Ready for the Road Ahead When an individual has made the decision to seek treatment for their drug or alcohol addiction, they need to be prepared for the challenges ahead. Recovering from addiction is not easy and it will take a...
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06/06 2019
Top Worst U.S. Cities for Drug Abuse

Top Worst U.S. Cities for Drug Abuse

Cities With the Highest Substance Abuse Across the Nation Drug abuse across the United States is at epidemic proportions, with a record number of individuals becoming addicted to not only illicit drugs but legal prescription drugs as well. There is a strong...
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06/04 2019