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Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more.

7 Warning Signs Of Alcoholism

Alcohol abuse and addiction is a prevalent problem in the United States. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be hard to determine if someone is...

Nov 18, 2019

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How Many People Abuse Alcohol?

Alcohol abuse is a common problem in the United States. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), nearly 15...

Nov 14, 2019

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How Does Alcohol Abuse Differ From Alcoholism?

The terms used to describe problem drinking have changed over time, and for people who aren’t required to know these changes,...

Oct 30, 2019

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5 Things To Do When Your Spouse Is Addicted To Opioids

Opioid addiction is increasing all over the country. While some areas are affected more than others, substance use disorders occur in...

Oct 14, 2019

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What Does Heroin Do To Your Body?

Using heroin can severely impact your body. Just one use can cause severe complications and make it difficult to stop taking the drug....

Oct 14, 2019

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5 Signs Of A Cocaine Overdose

Cocaine is an illegal stimulant drug that comes in the form of a white powder. According to research from the National Institute on Drug...

Sep 18, 2019

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6 Signs Your Loved One Is Using Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a powerful drug that can have physical, mental, and emotional consequences when abused. Due to the intense high this...

Sep 17, 2019

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7 Signs Someone Is Addicted To Fentanyl

Fentanyl is one of the most potent opioids available on the market. It is rarely prescribed for long-term use and is typically only used to...

Sep 13, 2019

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Common Opioid Street Slang And Nicknames

Many opioid medications and illicit opioids have slang or street names. A person may refer to a drug in slang to prevent loved ones or...

Sep 12, 2019

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