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February 21, 2020

Long Term Effects of Drug Use In the United States today, there are more than 1.5 million cocaine users over the age of 12. Most of us know cocaine is tremendously addictive and can have some nasty short-term side effects. But what happens when you take this drug for years on end? The long-term effects …

February 7, 2020

Live a Sober Life with Benefits When it comes around to Friday or Saturday night, many of us have a routine. We come home from work, get dressed up, and head out for a good time with friends. Or maybe we sit down to dinner with a bottle of wine or a couple of beers, …

November 14, 2019

There are over 14 000 rehabilitation facilities in America. When you or your loved one is ready for help, how are you supposed to choose one? Naturally, some facilities are better than others. There are lots of things to consider when choosing a center. The types of programs offered, the credibility of the center, and …

November 12, 2019

Despite the common rhetoric of rock bottom, not all alcoholics crash. Many of them are experts at hiding how their drinking affects their lives. Because of this, they’re experts at denying help. They don’t need to go to rehab–after all, they can hold down a job, support their families, maintain relationships, and have every outward …

November 11, 2019

Did you know that around 6.2 percent of the population has an alcohol disorder? And, of those people who have a drinking problem, only 6.7 percent have sought treatment or help for their disorder in the past year? While there are a variety of reasons why so few people seek treatment, one of the most …

November 7, 2019

Getting help to beat your drug addiction can be one of the most significant decisions you make in your life. If you have a loved one who has finally agreed to go to rehab, it can feel like the glimmer of hope you have been longing for. Choosing the right rehab facility for them, however, …

November 5, 2019

Does every day of your life feel like a battle to remain sober? If so, it’s important to remind yourself that you’re not alone in these struggles. In fact, substance abuse has become a serious epidemic in America today. Studies have found that 46 percent of American adults have a friend or family member that …

October 30, 2019

Every year in America, there are over 70 000 deaths due to overdoses. This means it’s highly likely that someone you know is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction. For some, it’s their child, spouse, parent, or close friend. Your role in their life is invaluable. Unfortunately, the loved ones of addicts often misunderstand the …

October 28, 2019

Are you planning on holding an intervention for a loved one who is addicted to drugs or alcohol? Before you do, you should always consider hiring a professional to help. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 300,000 substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors working throughout the country …

October 25, 2019

Over the years, it has become very easy for teenagers to get their hands on drugs. According to one study conducted a few years ago, more than 80% of teens revealed that they could get access to drugs if they wanted to. The good news is that not all of them are taking the opportunity …