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Evidence-Based Treatment

What is evidence-based treatment? Evidence-based treatment is a treatment based on years of scientific research and observation. Tangible and measurable data back it. Therefore, it has a certain level of credibility based on previous results.…
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Trauma and Addiction

It’s an unfortunate truth that we live in a world where people get hurt accidentally and intentionally. These events can leave a person traumatized on both a physical and emotional level. You can also draw a clear line between trauma and addiction.…
what is a co-occurring disorder
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Fentanyl Vs. Heroin

When it comes to fentanyl vs heroin, there are similarities but also differences. Both drugs are opioids, which allows them to work as painkillers and cause a euphoric high. Both act quickly, can be lethal in one dose and are very potent. However,…
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Relapse Prevention Plan

Choosing rehab to overcome drug and alcohol addiction is one of the best decisions you'll ever make. However, it's important to note that your recovery doesn't end when rehab does. Recovery is a long-term journey that you can navigate more easily…
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Am I Addicted to Porn?

Many people joke about having a porn addiction. What they may not realize is that porn addiction is a severe problem that can cause a person difficulties in various areas of their life. This addiction can take you away from more important things…
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International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) began in 2001 in the city of Melbourne, Australia. Over the past two decades, it has blossomed into a worldwide phenomenon. Dozens of organizations observe the day by hosting nearly 1,000 events across…
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How to Limit Screen Time

When it comes to limiting screen time on social media, TV, or video, we often point the finger to our children. However, adults spend just as much time in front of their screens as children. Whether it is a computer, television, or phone, adults…
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What is Fentanyl?

What is fentanyl? Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid. It is an opioid that is similar to morphine but far more potent. Fentanyl is a pain killer that doctors prescribe after they perform surgery. If you have chronic pain, a doctor may offer fentanyl…
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Relapse Triggers

Relapse triggers are situations in which your environment, your emotions, or someone or something around you causes you to crave alcohol or drugs. The triggers reignite your urge and cause you to want to act on it. Triggers are difficult to…
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Addiction and Relationships

Generally speaking, addiction and relationships do not mix. While it is possible to stay in a relationship with someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, the relationship is often affected by the addiction. It often creates a dynamic that…