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How to beat Addiction and Substance Abuse in 2019!

Its 2019, a New Year!  A time to ponder on all that has been accomplished during the previous 365 days and reflect on both the shortcomings as well as the accomplishments.  The New Year is a time for one to set goals for the upcoming year and aspire to achieve those goals come the following […]

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Alcohol Use for Substance Abusers During the Holiday Season

Alcohol Use for Substance Abusers During the Holiday Season

Alcohol Abuse during the Holiday Season  The holiday Season is here.  It is a jovial time of year where one is able to enjoy the festivities of the season with those who are. Nearest and dearest to them.  As a result of that, much preparation and thought can go into making these days memorable ones.  […]

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Party Drugs used by many Substance Abusers

Party Drugs used by many Substance Abusers

You may wake up in the emergency room with no idea what happened over the last 2 hours. You remember heading to a club with your friends, where someone handed you a pill. And things GOT WEIRD. You don’t remember what happened next, but your friends told the ER doctor you started vomiting on the […]

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The Correlation between Substance Abuse and Grief

The Correlation between Substance Abuse and Grief

Statistics of Substance Abuse Currently, there are over 20 million people in the United States who are both active and former addicts. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2000 to 2015, more than half a million individuals died from drug overdoses. 91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.  […]

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Barriers to Hepatitis C Treatment Amongst Substance Abusers

Barriers to Hepatitis C Treatment Amongst Substance Abusers

Statistics of Substance Abuse in the United States Currently, there are over 20 million people in the United States who are both active and former addicts. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2000 to 2015, more than half a million individuals died from drug overdoses. 91 Americans die every day […]

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Substance Abuse Amongst the Elderly

Substance Abuse Amongst the Elderly

As is the case with many of the industrialized nations, a shift in demographics is changing the way certain things have to be run.  Many of the population pyramids in these nations are inverted versus other eastern and developing countries which have larger bases, and narrower peaks.  This reflects the ever-growing aging populations in these […]

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Hepatitis Treatment at South Florida Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

Options are Available for Hepatitis Treatment at South Florida Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

The Baby Boomers grew up at a time of dramatic social change. That change marked the generation with a strong cultural cleavage, between the proponents of change and the more conservative ideations. These individuals were able to experience, first-hand, historical events such as the first man walking on the moon, the Cold War and the […]

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Dual Diagnosis

The Role of Dual Diagnosis in Substance Abuse Treatment

Happiness refers to a mental or emotional state of well-being which can be defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. In today’s day and age, everyone is constantly in the pursuit of happiness. Many equate happiness to the constant pursuit of success coupled with perpetual restlessness. Albert Einstein’s Theory of […]

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Anxiety Disorder

Identifying and Diagnosing Anxiety Disorder in Patients Battling with Addiction

As if anxiety were not already difficult enough to handle, having this disorder in combination with addiction can produce some devastating symptoms. When most people are exposed to stressful situations or experiences, they can call on a variety of healthy and comforting responses. This may not be the case with someone who suffers from an […]

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Criteria For Choosing the Best Rehab Center, And 10 Red Flags That Should Warn You To Stay Away

As the opioid epidemic threatens to spiral out of control, there are unethical business offering treatment programs emerging to take advantage of the people and families that are being affected. These businesses, posing as legitimate treatment centers for addiction, promise rehabilitation for those struggling with drugs and alcohol. It’s difficult to think that there are […]

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