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Risks of Alcohol Detox at Home

Few people fully understand the complexities of alcohol use disorder (AUD). As a result, they tend to believe a person can quit drinking if they are willing to do so.


How Substance Abuse Affects Men

Men are nearly twice as likely as women to develop a substance use disorder in their lifetimes. They also face a complex set of cultural and social challenges that make

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Long-Term Effects of Meth Abuse

People who’ve used methamphetamines for long periods can face serious consequences, which may or may not fully recover after meth addiction treatment. The best way to prevent the long-term effects

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Recognizing PTSD Early

It’s estimated that at least 5.2 million Americans are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) every year. While it was once considered a mental health problem that only war veterans

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Sober Goals for the New Year

As the New Year draws closer, most people are finalizing their New Year’s resolutions. When you are on your journey to recovery, it can be isolating and difficult to figure

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Common Effects of Crystal Meth

The long-term and short-term effects of crystal meth are devastating. Meth abuse destroys the lives of not only the user but also their family and friends. Although methamphetamine use has

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Common Relapse Triggers

While the successful completion of a rehab program is a big first step on the road to recovery, it’s by no means the end of the line. One of the

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The Risks of Quitting Cold-Turkey

Millions of people are reported to have suffered from a prescription opioid addiction, and more than 600,000 suffer from heroin addiction. Though each of these conditions is distinctive, the numbers

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Getting Help for Heroin Overdose Symptoms

If you or a loved one is struggling with heroin or opioid dependency, it’s important to know the signs of overdose so that you can potentially save your own life

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Benefits of Rehab For Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug due to its action in the brain and body. It comes from refining the leaves of the coca plant into various forms that individuals