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Understanding Co-Occurring Disorder and the Risks

01/15/20: Addiction \ Alcohol Addiction \ Drug Addiction

When someone has been diagnosed with mental illness and drug addiction problems at the same time, they are said to have a co-occurring disease. Although it is not clear which…

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Does Medicare Cover Rehab?

01/08/20: Addiction Recovery

There are several parts to Medicare and each part has a role to play in coverage for rehabilitation. Medicare Part A, for example, covers rehabilitation care in a hospital setting….

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Hollywood Celebrities vs. Addiction

01/02/20: Addiction

The life of a Hollywood star is viewed by many with a sense of envy. These people are beloved by society, and seemingly have anything and everything they could ever…

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The Vicious Cycle of Addiction and Homelessness

12/23/19: Addiction

Homelessness and addiction often go hand-in-hand. It’s a common stereotype that people who find themselves on the streets have done so because they struggle with addiction. You hear “oh don’t…

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How To Deal With Insomnia During Recovery

12/16/19: Addiction Recovery

The Journal of Addiction Medicine cites insomnia as being a “prevalent and persistent” problem for patients during the early phases of recovery from addiction. So much so, that those recovering…

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What To Do When An Addict is in Denial

12/10/19: Addiction

Denial is the biggest roadblock to healing from addiction. It is true what they say: the first step to overcoming addiction is admitting that you have a problem. Without that,…

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Staging an Intervention the Right Way

12/02/19: Addiction

Does the term intervention bring about a sudden nauseating wave of anxiety? Do you inwardly cringe at the image of gathering in a circle and “ambushing” the addict in your…

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What is Fentanyl?

11/27/19: Drug Addiction

Fentanyl is a drug that is 50 to 100 times more potent than synthetic opioids such as morphine. Opioids communicate with opioid receptors in the brain to produce a wide…

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Why Does A Relapse Happen?

11/22/19: Relapse Prevention

Going into rehab for drugs and alcohol addiction is a very difficult chapter for a person who has been abusing these substances. It takes a lot of hard work and…

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How PTSD Can Cause Substance Abuse

11/17/19: Addiction Recovery

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an extremely emotionally, mentally, and even physically debilitating disease that can have a profound impact on an individual’s life, and that of their family…

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