Tag Archives: substance abuse

IOP Rehab for Veterans

IOP Rehab for Veterans

Veterans and Substance Abuse Recovery from a substance use disorder does not have to be an upheaval of your entire life. You can remain living at home while in a non-residential IOP rehab, getting treatment as you rebuild your personal life and...
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12/07 2021
Veterans and Substance Abuse

Veterans and Substance Abuse

Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders in Veterans It is hard for any civilian to understand Veterans’ experiences in their time of active duty. While many may think of the horrific scenes of war from movies, nothing compares to the real-life memories and traumas...
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11/30 2021
The Trauma and Substance Abuse Connection

The Trauma and Substance Abuse Connection

Understanding the Relationship Between Trauma and Addiction A strong correlation exists between trauma and drug or alcohol addiction. Many of those who have experienced different types of trauma are more likely to turn to substances of abuse to cope with their emotions.
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06/22 2021
5 Ways to Cope With Anxiety Without Drugs and Alcohol

5 Ways to Cope With Anxiety Without Drugs and Alcohol

Coping With Anxiety Without Turning to Drugs and Alcohol When it comes to treating drug addiction, alcoholism, and other forms of substance use disorder, it is not enough to treat the most obvious signs of abuse. In order for drug and alcohol...
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05/04 2021
Seasonal Depression and its Impact on Substance Abuse

Seasonal Depression and its Impact on Substance Abuse

The Challenge of Seasonal Depression for People With Substance Use Disorder¬† When seasons change, it’s not just the weather that’s impacted. Many people struggle as the holiday season approaches or during extreme temperature shifts. For those struggling with seasonal depression, the start...
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12/08 2020
The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Correlation Between These Two Vices A huge problem facing many large cities across the U.S. is illicit and prescription drug abuse. Add guns into the mix and it is a true recipe for disaster. When an individual is under the influence...
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07/02 2019
Smoking Weed: How to Quit for Good

Smoking Weed: How to Quit for Good

Breaking The Compulsive Habit Close to one in seven Americans smoke marijuana regularly and make it part of their daily evening ritual. While medical marijuana has medicinal benefits for those with unique disabilities and illnesses, when the controlled substance is abused, it...
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04/05 2019