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7 Shocking Statistics About Opioid Addiction

May 2, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships
New Statistics on Opioid Addiction Have Been Released Every year, millions of Americans use opioids to manage pain. Doctor-prescribed opioids are appropriate in some cases, but they just mask the pain—and reliance on opioids has led to the worst d...
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10 Signs It's Time To Go To Rehab

May 9, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents
When is it time to go to rehab? In life, some things are crystal clear, others are a bit blurred. In the case of substance abuse, the signs are easy to spot if you're paying attention. For those who continue to live in denial or proclaim that they '...
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Working While in Recovery

May 16, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
Working While in Recovery: Can it be done? The short answer is - it depends. Since there are different stages of recovery, let's focus on which stage of recovery is most conducive to working while in recovery. First, let's quickly cover the stages ...
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The Growing Fentanyl Addiction Problem

May 22, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents
Fentanyl Addiction is Sweeping the Nation Fentanyl addiction is officially an epidemic according to many sources so today, we look at what's being done to stem the tide of this deadly drug's rise to infamy. Fentanyl is among the most notoriou...
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What Does The Latest Research Tell Us About Addiction?

June 5, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents
The latest developments in addiction treatment It's no surprise that an enormous amount of time and money continues to flow into research on addiction treatment. With the growing opioid epidemic, the rise in use of fentanyl, everyone understands...
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Is Hitting Rock Bottom Necessary to Seek Addiction Treatment?

June 12, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Sober living/treatment
Hitting rock bottom before seeking treatment can be dangerous. Not only is rock bottom hard to qualify, but it’s also not absolute. Furthermore, waiting for yourself or a loved one to hit rock bottom could lead to someone actually dying - not a go...
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What Is MAT?

April 24, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, Health and wellness, Sober Living
MAT, or Medication Assisted Treatment and its Role in Recovery. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies for the treatment of substance use disorders. A combination of medi...
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Addiction Recovery for Women

April 17, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships, For Parents
Addiction is a disease that affects both men and women, but that doesn’t mean that addiction treatment for women shouldn't be optimized for dealing with issues unqiue to women. That's not to say that each gender would benefit in different ways to t...
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Is My Teenager Smoking Weed?

April 10, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships, For Parents, Sober living/treatment
Looking Out For Signs Your Teen is Using Marijuana Marijuana is the most commonly used drug among teenagers. With the advent of social media, the use of marijuana is considered "cool" by many teens, and many teens don't even consider it to be a ...
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