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Gateway Drugs: Fact or Fiction?

10/11/18: Addiction Prevention

What Are Gateway Drugs? Gateway drugs is a term used to describe some lighter drugs, such as marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol that lead to a higher likelihood of using more…

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Midlife Crisis: Developing an Addiction as an Adult

10/05/18: Addiction

With age, the body’s capability to tolerate addictive substances decreases as it becomes more susceptible to the negative effects of drugs and alcohol. For these reasons, the same level of…

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How to Improve Self-Esteem During Treatment and Recovery

09/28/18: Addiction \ Drug Addiction

Addiction. Addict. Rehab. Detox. Now, as addiction specialists, we know that the negative connotations tied to these words are highly untrue. But the societal stigma attached to them can really…

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Heroin Abuse & Addiction Signs, Side Effects, & Withdrawal Symptoms

09/20/18: Addiction \ Drug Addiction

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that 948,000 Americans used heroin in the year preceding 2016, and this is only the use that was reported. Young adults are…

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Will the New 2018 U.S. Drug Policy Pay for Addiction Treatment?

03/26/18: Addiction

It’s March 19th and President Trump shared more details on his comprehensive 2018 drug policy plan to eliminate the opioid epidemic in our country, avowing success to hopeful crowds in…

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If Mom Is an Alcoholic, Will I Follow Her Footsteps?

02/16/18: Alcohol Addiction

As women begin to band together (long time coming) to voice their outrage about unequal pay and sexual harassment in the workplace, feminists across the U.S. are gaining traction is…

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How to Recognize Suicidal Tendencies with Drug Addiction

01/31/18: Drug Addiction

I’m opening my heart up for this story. I hope the details don’t seem familiar to you. If they do, it could mean that you too have lost someone to…

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Using Medical Marijuana as a MAT for Addiction

01/25/18: Addiction

The controversy around the use of medical marijuana seems to be easing up within healthcare communities. Why then is there growing apprehension in its use in the drug rehab industry?…

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Remembering Addiction, A Sobering Perspective

01/15/18: Addiction

A great amount of focus is given to living in the moment and believing in one’s future, both positive mechanisms in successful addiction recovery. These are components of mindfulness practices,…

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Why Loving Yourself Sober Is Hard

01/10/18: Relapse Prevention

Life can be a sobering experience, even when a person doesn’t have the challenge of drug or alcohol addiction. Our cultural ideologies might be different. Our socio-economics will vary. What…

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