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What happens in rehab?

Austin Armstrong September 20, 2018 3117 No Comments

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What happens in rehab? There’s a lot of myth and uncertainty when it comes to what happens in rehab. Rehab facilities are often the first step to getting clean or sober. By providing a combination of medical and psychological care, skills development, and isolation from drugs and drug use, treatment centers can p

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What is Crystal Meth Like?

Austin Armstrong September 18, 2018 3542 No Comments

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What is Crystal Meth Like? (The Devil’s Dandruff) Pej Man shares his experience of what Crystal Meth is like. Crystal Methamphetamine (drug) or Meth for short is an incredibly powerful substance that alters your brain and its dopamine receptors. Pej first got into using crystal meth as a means of both weight loss

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How to Tell if an Addiction Treatment Actually Works

Austin Armstrong July 27, 2018 2890 No Comments

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Addiction is the most subjective disease to be treated in the medical and mental health industry. Experts still know so little about it — is it a mental illness? A disease? Genetic disorder? Treatment centers all across the country have come to the conclusion that multiple types of treatment are needed to effectively

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How Vibrant Relationships Aid in Addiction Recovery

Austin Armstrong July 20, 2018 2579 No Comments

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You might be close to someone who suffers from a drug or alcohol addiction. Your relationship with that person may be critical to their getting the help they need. While you might know that these drugs won’t help solve their problems, they don’t. Sometimes the right person can convince an addict to accept that gett

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5 Tips for Navigating a Relationship with an Addict

Austin Armstrong May 8, 2018 2408 No Comments

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If your significant other has been suffering from an addiction, you’re likely going through several emotions. It can be very hard not to lose your self-esteem or confidence after seeing your spouse or loved one expressing attraction for other people or neglecting your needs. To make sure that you maintain your sa

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Healing from Addiction: Tips for a Faster Recovery

Austin Armstrong April 27, 2018 2565 No Comments

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Escaping from addiction is never an easy process. Luckily, there are some ways you can accelerate your recovery and start to feel like yourself again. These tips will help you start life afresh by healing both your body and mind. You’ll find yourself feeling better quicker than you ever thought possible when you

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What Steps Should I Take to Overcome an Addiction?

Austin Armstrong April 6, 2018 1196 No Comments

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The process of overcoming an addiction can seem overwhelming. You may not know where to start or if it is even possible. While getting your addiction under control can be difficult, it is possible. Addiction to Opioids is especially dangerous. Here are some steps you can take to reach your ultimate goal of sobriety. Ad

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5 Reasons Why Addiction is a True Illness

Austin Armstrong March 30, 2018 1244 No Comments

5 Reasons Why Addiction is a True Illness

For decades, alcoholism and drug addiction have been treated like moral failings or weaknesses that could be overcome through self control. However, a modern understanding of brain chemistry and mental illness has made it clear that addiction is a disease. People suffering from addiction need appropriate treatments tha

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Addiction in Families (How to be supportive and gain insight!)

TCable January 19, 2018 594 No Comments

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Dr. G, Clinical psychologist takes your questions regarding Addiction in Families and addiction in general! Addiction has affected families not only across the country but across the entire world. Dr. G shares his knowledge as an addiction professional and clinical psychologist about addicted family roles, how you can

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How Accidents Impact Addictive Behaviors

Austin Armstrong December 8, 2017 1232 No Comments

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Accidents are often caused by lack of concentration and risky behaviors of drivers, resulting in injuries and death. The person involved in the crash may also sustain permanent or mild injury leading to the abuse of substances like alcohol. He/she may consider overusing over-the-counter medicine to subside the pain of

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Could I possibly be addicted to marijuana?

Austin Armstrong August 3, 2017 1537 No Comments

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Marijuana–an herb plant that goes by many names: weed, mary jane, pot, ganja, dope, cannabis, the list goes on–has been a controversial topic of debate for decades. Supporters and opponents for and against the state-level legalization of marijuana have made numerous conflicting claims. Advocates believe l

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Addiction – A Disease or a Choice?

Austin Armstrong August 3, 2017 1260 No Comments

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What is Addiction? Every year in America, over 90,000 Americans die from illicit and prescription drugs as well as alcohol, and it costs America more than $700 billion a year. Addiction has been the focus of a lot of research but also a lot of controversies because of its high consequences. According to the National I

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