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How To Reach Out For Help With Addiction

Struggling with substance addiction can make functioning in your day to day life feel nearly impossible. There is the struggle to maintain your relationships, your job, your ability to function, but above all, to make sure you have a supply of your substance of choice. The need to keep yourself “supplied” can lead to an…

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Practice Mindfulness For Substance Abuse

COVID-19 is a massive curveball thrown at anyone currently struggling with substance abuse either on the path to recovery or considering sobriety. Due to the significant health crises, we are experiencing here in the United States (and worldwide) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many states have mandated stay at home orders and social distancing…

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Social Distancing, Social Media and Sobriety

For the last several months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented time of uncertainty and anxiety for people from all parts of the world. What was initially thought to be a virus that would start and end in another country has marched across oceans to settle on virtually every continent and in almost every…

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Is Your Addictionologist up to Snuff? Find Out

As the opioid crisis continues to claim lives, more people than ever before are wondering what separates a great addictionologist, or addiction specialist, from an average one. In this post, we’ll examine this question in detail, providing you with the tools you’ll need to identify a stellar specialist and treatment facility. Along the way, we’ll…

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Why Long-Term Addiction Recovery Is the Only Way to Go

In this post, we’ll dive into addiction—what it is, how long it lasts, and the best way to go about treatment. Did you know that when it comes to addiction recovery, there is definitely one treatment option that stands above the rest? In this post, you’ll discover how long-term addiction treatment differs from short-term options.…

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Alcohol Abuse: 10 Things You Might Not Recognize

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “[In 2015], 15.1 million adults ages 18 and older had [alcohol use disorder]. This included 9.8 million men and 5.3 million women….623,000 adolescents ages 12-17 had AUD.” Alcohol abuse in the United States has become much more widespread than many people realize, and the statistics…

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Unpacking Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse is a type of substance abuse that has become more widely recognized in recent years. Even though this type of drug abuse has existed as long as drugs have existed, it has become officially acknowledged by both medical professionals and rehabilitation centers because of its need for special detox and rehabilitation and the…