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Marijuana Related Traffic Accidents in Colorado

Colorado is undoubtedly one of the most progressive states regarding the movement to legalize pot. Along with Washington, Colorado was one of the first states to legalize the recreational use of this drug in 2012. Colorado has even recently passed the somewhat controversial Initiative 300, which allows businesses to apply for permits to let their customers get high […]

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Marijuana & Your Personal Life

Recent research has linked marijuana & your personal life abuse with certain mental disorders and issues. There’s a strong correlation between pot use and psychosis and negative emotionality. This correlation is strongest among those who started cannabis use early. Young adults are the most vulnerable. Unfortunately, many young adults can easily get their hands on […]

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Signs of Opioid Addiction

The prescription says to take one or two tablets every six hours or as needed for pain. You’re not sure, but you feel that maybe you’re crossing the line into chemical dependency. Are there signs of opioid addiction? Most importantly, what should you do once you notice them? Alcohol and opioids addiction may cause depressive […]

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Marijuana Long-Term Effects

Marijuana has grown more popular over the past few years. With legalization happening in many states, weed is becoming more widely used by Americans. It is often overlooked, however, that regular drug use can have long-term effects on the user’s body. Those who smoke or ingest marijuana regularly can face severe consequences over time, also […]

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Is Marijuana Addictive?

Many people search the web wondering, “Is marijuana addictive?” One point of confusion is the recent legalization of the drug for medicinal and recreational use. These new state laws make people unclear as to whether marijuana causes health problems or treats them. It also contradicts decades of government assertion that the drug is a one-way […]

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Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal for Women

Addiction can take many forms and has many faces. Alcoholism is one of those faces and is one of the most common forms of addiction. Withdrawal from alcohol, although it is dangerous, is a doorway we must go through to find sobriety. Tools like an alcohol withdrawal guide help, but they won’t get you clean. Tools […]

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Symptoms of Alcoholism

You have a drinking problem. In fact, you worry that it’s gotten much worse. Are you exhibiting the symptoms of alcoholism? Do you know what they are? Do you know how to find the treatment you need for help? What is Alcoholism? Therapists recognize that the symptoms of alcoholism fall into at least three stages. […]

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What Is A Functioning Alcoholic?

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism estimated more than 15 million adults aged 18 years and older had alcohol use disorder in 2015. Therefore, about 6.2 percent of the adult population, nearly 10 million men and 5.3 million women, struggled with alcohol use disorder. Unfortunately, a sizeable number of those don’t fit the stereotype of […]