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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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Paying for Treatment with Medicare or Medicaid

April 3, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Sober living/treatment
What are Medicare and Medicaid? Depending on the type of addiction treatment program you've selected, many of them offer the option to use government funded healthcare programs. Inn fact, one of the most commonly used methods for paying for drug ...
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The Link Between Prescriptions and Opioids

March 26, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, Health and wellness
The Link Between Prescriptions and Opioids: What Studies Have Shown The link between prescriptions and opioids is a natural area to explore given that so many people have reported that they believe their addiction started only after a doctor prescri...
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How to Tell Friends & Family You're An Addict

March 20, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents
How to Tell Someone You're an Addict Many addicts struggle with this. There is a much simpler way to look at this: When the time comes for you to get serious about getting sober, you'll realize that you don't want go through this alone - and that...
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What Does a Sober Living Home Do?

March 11, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships, For Parents, Sober Living
The role of a Sober Living Home Research highlighted in PsychCentral suggests that it can take up to 66 days to create just one new habit. Until all of your drug habits shift, you’re at risk for a relapse to addiction. How can you keep yourself sa...
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Addiction Treatment in Southern California

February 28, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships
Why Addiction Treatment in Southern California is a Good Option If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse, you should look at addiction treatment in Southern California for many reasons. For starters, many of the best treatment profes...
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What Is IOP?

February 5, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents, Health and wellness
IOP and Its Place in Recovery An estimated 24 million people suffer from addiction or dependency on drugs and alcohol in the United States. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports that only 11 percent – 2.6...
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The Connection Between Anxiety and Drug Addiction

January 28, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships, For Parents, Health and wellness
Anxiety and Drug Addiction Estimates are that more than 40 million American adults are suffering from some degree of an anxiety disorder. For those that fit into this category, you have a double or even triple likelihood of also having a substance...
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What's After Rehab?

January 19, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, For Parents, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment, Sobriety
Knowing What's After Rehab is Critical to the Recovery Process The goal of treatment is always to pass to you the the skills you need in life to live a sober life and to manage stresses and challenges. Success after rehab means that these skills are...
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