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December 2, 2020

Admitting You Need Help for Drugs Can Be Challenging If you have been struggling with drug abuse, admitting you need help can be difficult, especially when approaching people you love, including your family. The shame and stigma surrounding drug abuse and addiction can make you fearful of reaching out or admitting to your family that …

November 25, 2020

Not All Alcoholics Are the Same When we think of the term “alcoholics,” we think of individuals addicted to drinking alcohol. For this reason, it is easy to lump everyone who is affected by alcohol addiction into a single group. However, this kind of catch-all approach does not reflect the reality of alcohol addiction. Current …

November 18, 2020

How Bad Is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug with a widespread reputation for causing serious harm. But does the drug deserve this reputation? Is it as bad as people say? The simple answer to this question is yes. Methamphetamine (also known as meth, crystal, glass, ice, and speed) can damage your health in many …

November 11, 2020

What is the Connection Between Alcohol and Liver Health? Alcohol is America’s most popular addictive substance. But, alcohol and liver issues are quite common among heavy drinkers. However, if you drink too much, you not only run the risk of developing an addiction, you also expose your liver to potentially catastrophic damage. This is true …

November 6, 2020

Opioid Abuse in Construction Workers Because it is such a physically demanding profession, opioid abuse rates tend to be higher among construction workers. The profession often has high rates of occupational injuries and back and musculoskeletal pain. Research in this area has revealed increased mortality rates from opioid overdoses in this professional category and five …

November 2, 2020

Drug Rehab In recent years, we have seen many high-earning professionals enroll in a drug rehab program. Drug abuse affects individuals across different ages, genders, locations, and socioeconomic statuses. Individuals on the high-earning and low-earning sides have unique risk factors. High-earning professionals often appear to have large social circles, but many feel that these circles …

October 30, 2020

Why Might Alcohol Rehab be Necessary for You? Alcohol rehab is a common and effective addiction treatment method. It is necessary because alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances. Celebrations, holidays, social gatherings, and stressful situations can lead many individuals to want to enjoy a few drinks. This normalization makes alcoholism difficult to …

October 28, 2020

Women, Alcoholism, and Alcohol Rehab Alcohol rehab has been helping women and men overcome troubling addictions for decades. Alcoholism in women often does not get the attention that it deserves because the common thought is that men tend to drink more than women. But alcohol abuse is on the rise for women, which indicates that …

October 26, 2020

Melissa Etheridge’s Tragic Loss In May 2020, Melissa Etheridge and her former spouse, Julie Cypher, lost their son to opioid addiction. Melissa Etheridge announced their loss on Twitter: “Today I joined hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction. My son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome his …

October 22, 2020

What Is Addiction? Across the U.S., millions of people struggle with some form of substance addiction. If you or your loved one are affected by drug or alcohol problems, having accurate information is vitally important. This includes information on the underlying causes of serious substance problems. Experts define addiction as a type of brain disease. …

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