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Facing substance addiction can make every day an uphill battle. Add the complexity of finding the right rehab programs, and it’s easy to understand why this disease is ubiquitous. More frustratingly, alcohol, and drug addiction is treatable.…
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Ensuring a Safe and Supportive Community: COVID-19 Safety Measures

As we monitor the COVID-19 data and local and federal government responses, we feel it is essential to take proactive measures to keep our clients, staff, and community partners safe. Out of an abundance of caution, we are implementing stricter…
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Drug Incarceration Statistics

Drug incarceration statistics are revealing prevalent issues that may actually be negatively impacting ongoing drug use and addiction recovery.  In 2020, Oregon became the first state to move toward decriminalization. On November 3, Oregon…
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Charlie Sheen Addiction

Charlie Sheen's long career in Hollywood extends beyond the box office hits that propelled him to stardom. In the spotlight, the actor is well-known for the roles he played in movies like Platoon, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and more recently…
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Documentaries About Addiction

Trigger Warning: films and documentaries about addiction and can be hard to process as they shed light on the harsh realities and events that often take place due to ongoing drug abuse. However, most documentaries are created to further the…
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Street Value of Gabapentin

Gabapentin, also known by its brand name Neurontin, is a prescription painkiller belong to Gabapentinoids drug class. For many professionals and health experts, Gabapentin is considered a less addictive alternative to opioids. However, addiction…
resources for family members of addicts and alcoholics

Resources for Family Members of Addicts or Alcoholics

Alcoholism and drug addiction have obvious and well-documented effects on individuals suffering from long-term substance abuse. Prolonged abuse of drugs and alcohol carries the potential to severely impact a person's physical health and mental…
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What Are The Side Effects of Long-Term Cocaine Use?

Despite it being highly addictive and problematic for many Americans, cocaine use continues to grow in every state across the nation. What are the side effects of long-term cocaine use, though? With it being glamorized in Hollywood, can casual…
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What is Dangerous Drinking?

The health effects and impacts of moderate to severe drinking are shifting pretty drastically. New research on alcohol and mortality, raises an obvious question: just what is dangerous drinking? According to the Centers for Disease Control,…
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Support Versus Enabling

The complexities of addiction make it extremely difficult to overcome. Among the many factors to consider is how to identify whether or not substance abuse is becoming problematic. Here is a Free Drug Abuse Screening Test that may help shed…