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Alcohol Rehab

Enjoying a Sober Holiday

The holidays can be a challenging time to stay healthy, especially for those in recovery from addiction. Holiday traditions, annual gatherings, and even childhood memories can tug at your emotions,

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Women and Drug Abuse

The issues women face with substance abuse are unique. Biological and cultural differences between men and women influence those issues. A women’s rehab center that understands these differences plays a

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Addiction Treatment Therapy

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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Connection Between Cocaine and Mental Health

Cocaine makes people feel functional while it impairs their ability to function. Many users like cocaine for its stimulant effects. Over time, the euphoric energy bursts provided by cocaine can

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Alcohol Rehab

Tips to Avoid Drinking on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an important and special time to gather with family and friends to celebrate the season. Oftentimes, these gatherings include plenty of delicious dishes to enjoy too. It’s not

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Dangers of Codeine Abuse

Codeine is an opioid used to relieve pain. It is added to many over-the-counter cold and flu medications in order to relieve uncomfortable symptoms. Using increasing amounts of codeine can

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Alcohol Rehab

Relationship Between Alcohol and Young Adults

Alcohol is a substance widely used by young adults. Unfortunately, the combination of alcohol and young adults is often linked to detrimental issues like binge drinking and drunk driving. These

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The Risks of Synthetic Opioids

Opioids are powerful pain relievers and sedatives that have been used for centuries as anesthetics. Taking increasing amounts of opioids makes it difficult for people to tolerate discomfort over time.

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Helpful Tips to Quit Drinking

Are you concerned about the amount of alcohol you consume? Are your weekend nights out becoming an everyday occurrence? Have you tried to quit drinking but can’t? If you have

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Bipolar Disorder

Recognizing Early Signs of Bipolar Disorder

At Liberty Bay Recovery, our main focus is helping people who are struggling with substance use disorder. However, it is important to be aware of symptoms that may indicate a