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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.

10 Things To Do In Springfield This Weekend To Relieve Stress And Relax

Here are 10 things you can do in and around Springfield this weekend to reduce your stress levels and help take care of your mental health:...

Jun 26, 2020

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Swift River Now Offering Specialized Programming For First Responders

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), there are links between first responders and an...

Apr 7, 2020

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Signs Of Hydrocodone Abuse

Hydrocodone is a type of prescription opioid that is highly addictive and can produce euphoric effects in high doses. Other common names...

Dec 16, 2019

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How To Prevent Alcohol Abuse

There are many reasons a person may want to actively avoid alcohol abuse. Perhaps a family member struggles with alcoholism, or the weekly...

Nov 25, 2019

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How To Help Someone With Alcohol Abuse

It might be easy for you to see that a loved one’s drinking has become a problem, but the very nature of alcohol often makes it difficult...

Nov 25, 2019

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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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