Addiction Recovery Blog

How Alcohol Abuse Affects Families

Several Ways That Alcohol Abuse Harms Family Relationships The abuse of alcohol is an issue with a serious impact on more than just the afflicted individual. When you’re struggling with

Alcohol Abuse vs. Dependence

Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Dependence, and Alcohol Use Disorder Even though alcohol abuse and dependence may seem to be the same, there are some subtle differences. The psychiatric community now views

Fentanyl in Cocaine

What Is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid drug that has been used recreationally as well as for legitimate medical reasons by prescription with medications such as Sublimaze®, Actiq®, and

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How Alcoholism Can Impact Women

In the past century, women have been catching up to men in rates of alcohol abuse, and women’s rehab centers are reporting an uptick in female clients.  Women are binge

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Cocaine Rehab

Long Term Effects of Cocaine

Cocaine abuse can result in life-altering health complications. Most people who use cocaine will require professional cocaine addiction treatment to safely and effectively quit the drug.  If you’re using cocaine


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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Alcohol Rehab

Creating a Plan for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

With the approach of St. Patrick’s Day, it is important to look ahead and use positive strategies for a sober St. Patrick’s Day. At Liberty Bay Recovery, we encourage and