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Rehabs that Accept Medicaid and Medicare and with no Insurance

“Rehabs that accept Medicaid and Medicare if you have no insurance” Many times, those struggling with addiction are also struggling with economic hardship and may assume that rehab is out of reach due to their finances.  Over the years the public has heard of and seen multiple stories of celebrities that have undergone rehab. In […]

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Digital Heroin - Gaming Addiction

Gaming addiction now classified by WHO as Mental health disorder – “Digital Heroin”

The first instances of digital games being introduced were in the early 1980s and it was never such high stake ventures at the start.  Most people took to gaming to just vile away time and it must be said of the early games that they were rather tame presentations that rarely took on sinister overtones. […]

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Understanding The recent staggering rise of Suicides In The United States

Anthony Bourdain, the famed chef and TV star, Kate Spade, the founder of her famous fashion brand.The one thing that was common among their recent sensational news and death was depression and later suicide.   Suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death in the U.S., and the second leading cause of death […]

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Synthetic Cannabinoids

Synthetic Cannabinoids: Potential for Severe, Life-Threatening Bleeding

What are Synthetic Cannabinoids and the side effects? Drug and Substance abuse including synthetic cannabinoids or marijuana, is fast becoming an epidemic across the United States, and around the world.  The National Institute on Drug Abuse has estimated that the abuse of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs comes at a cost, roughly $700 billion annually […]

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Substance Abuse Treatment in South Florida

Find an Affordable Rehab Center Near Me – Detox of South Florida

If you’re here because you want to find an affordable rehab center for your recovery then you’ve arrived at just the right place.  Welcome to Detox of South Florida – the state’s go-to rehabilitation center that continues to set the standard in the field of addiction recovery; year after year.  Having successfully treated thousands of […]

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Addiction Hurts Everyone You Love: Alison

My Story of Addiction I wanted to write about a topic close to my heart. How addiction affects our families. The reason I am writing about this topic is because I believe many people who struggle with addiction do not realize how much it affects our loved ones. From my own personal experience, it broke […]

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Determining the Correlation Between Amino Acids and Substance Abuse

Amino Acids serve an important role in both nutrition and healthcare.  Much of this stems from the fact that amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and polypeptides, which are precursors for the synthesis of substances that have substantial biological importance.  In order for homeostasis to be maintained in the human body, physiological concentrations […]

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Research: The Future of Addiction Treatment

How will be the Future of Addiction Treatment? The Opioid Epidemic and Substance Use Disorder has aligned itself as one of the most pressing public health concerns in the United States. It has reached such a critical stage that the epidemic has been addressed by all levels of government, and even the Surgeon General, himself, […]

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What are the medications used for the treatment of Alcohol use disorder

The terminology Alcohol use disorder refers to a physical and psychological state in which an individual loses control over the consumption volume and frequency. It is a progressive disorder which makes him absolutely dependent on alcohol, even for carrying out his everyday activities. According to Dr. Silkworth he may reach a state, where he can […]

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Group session in a drug and rehab center

Musings of an old Timer – Changing Attitudes about Addiction Treatment

Should we Control our behavior or Change who we are? Past generations attempted to equip clients with motivational tools to help them see the futility in attempting to “control” their addictions. These tools were usually educational- medical with enough spiritual concepts & teaching to enable peoples to properly design & implement a “program”. Originally a […]

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