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Stages Of Alcohol Withdrawal | Aspenridge Recovery
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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…
Alcohol Addiction Facts | Facts About Alcohol Use Disorder | Aspenridge
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Alcohol Addiction Facts

Alcohol addiction can take over your life and turn it inside out, confusing and complicated this time. Moreover, many myths still exist about alcohol addiction, which may leave you understandably befuddled and bemused. Therefore, it's essential…
What Is The Connection Between Alcohol And Anxiety? | Aspenridge
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Alcohol and Anxiety

  It is fairly well known that alcohol consumption can increase anxiety over time. It is more well known, however, that alcohol can allow shy or anxious people to come out of their shells more easily to socialize. This dichotomy between…
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Is Addiction a Mental Health Issue?

We need to start talking about addiction in terms of mental health.  We now have enough scientifically tested and reviewed evidence that substance use is not some moral failing. Many people associate mental illness with diagnoses like anxiety…
ptsd and alcohol abuse
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Anxiety and Depression: When They Co-Occur With Substance Use Disorder

Anxiety and depression are both mental health disorders that sometimes co-occur with addiction. Anxiety may make you feel restless, nervous, and like you can't stop worrying. Depression may make you feel sluggish and sad like life is never going…
are you dating an addict
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We Offer Help for Anxiety and Depression

Among the things in life that can cause anxiety and depression is trauma. While that's not the only thing that could cause someone to struggle with mental health issues, it's certainly an issue to consider. At AspenRidge Recovery in Fort Collins,…
are you dating an addict
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Long Term Effects of Adderall

Adderall is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States. However, it's taken for reasons other than prescribed by individuals across various age groups and backgrounds. People also obtain it illegally, which potentially leads…
alcohol withdrawal symptoms
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What is Psychotherapy Counseling?

It is human nature to want to let what’s inside of us out. Some let out aggression through violence, and some let being disappointed come out as an abrasive personality. While others reserve the need to express feelings by quashing them with…
are you dating an addict
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Drug Withdrawal Symptoms and the Importance of Supervision

Drug withdrawal symptoms depend on a range of factors. The substance you are abusing, how long you have been using it, and how much you have been consuming it to get high are some of the factors that influence the extent of drug withdrawal symptoms.…
are you dating an addict
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What are Co-Occurring Disorders?

You struggle with a substance abuse disorder. Sometimes, you feel like there’s more going on. But you can’t put your finger on it. Could you be dealing with co-occurring disorders? Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders  At a good-quality…