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Parents Addicted To Prescriptions
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Parent Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Addiction can have a profound impact on a family. In addition to health-related concerns, substance abuse can impose financial stresses and cause resentment among family members – particularly children who have a parent addicted to prescription…
addiction relapse rates
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How to Avoid a Drug Relapse?

The journey to recovery is different for each individual. The decision to find assistance or treatment for drug and alcohol abuse takes courage and commitment, and it isn’t always smooth sailing. Some aspects of recovery are painful or intimidating,…
Adderall Abuse And Depression
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Adderall and Depression

Depression is one of the most debilitating mental health issues impacting millions of Americans every year. Having major depression can increase the risk of substance abuse, and even suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among…
Drinking A Bottle Of Vodka Everyday
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Drinking 750 ml of Vodka a Day

If asked what type of liquor is preferred, it's likely to illicit a wide range of responses. Not unlike music genres, everyone has their go-to beer, spirit, or wine. When the votes are tallied, however, vodka is a clear winner in the world-wide…
Excessive Beer Drinking

How Many Beers a Night Makes You An Alcoholic?

Alcohol is heavily embedded into the American culture. Every major event is arguably centered around drinking. From summer cookouts, holidays, and career promotions, a toast carries us through all of it. Then there are the thousands of microbreweries,…
How To Address Alcohol Withdrawal
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How to Treat Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol has typically been viewed as a harmless pastime. Drinking is a weekend or dinner activity to do with friends, family, and sometimes solo. It’s usually not until drinking becomes excessive and its resulting behaviors become problematic,…
Substance Abuse Group Therapy Treatment
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Benefits of Group Therapy for Substance Abuse

Recovering from alcohol or drug addiction can be overwhelming and frightening, and if you have decided to seek help, congratulations. Many options for treatment are available in Colorado, including highly effective addiction rehab programs.…
Why Would Anyone Do Drugs
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Why Do People Do Drugs?

Science has made incredible breakthroughs in studying the impacts of alcohol and drugs and, ultimately, ways in which effective treatment—including medications—can potentially assist tens of thousands in overcoming substance abuse. However,…
Health Insurance And Substance Abuse Treatment

Does Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

The cost of addiction far exceeds any monetary fund. Studies have proven that the consequences of substance abuse disorder have a ripple effect that touches lives beyond just the individual abusing alcohol and drugs. Friends, family, and even…
Admitting You Have A Problem Is A First Step
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Admitting You Have a Problem is the First Step

If you’ve battled with substance abuse, chances are you’ve heard the saying, “admitting you have a problem is the first step in recovery.” There’s only one clear fact with addiction: the disease is not straightforward, and recovery…