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Types of Addiction – What Is Happening to You?

Understanding the types of addiction commonly found in the U.S. population can help you see you’re not alone. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates it, or NIDA estimates that tens of millions of Americans use illicit drugs every year. But it isn’t just illicit drugs that contribute to addiction. Millions also develop dependency due…

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What are the Signs of Alcoholism?

Sometimes the signs of alcoholism or alcohol addiction are obvious. For example, when someone is constantly drinking or intoxicated, it’s clear that they are abusing alcohol, but do they have an alcohol use disorder? There are different stages of addiction, and dependency can look different for different people. When it comes to alcohol use disorder,…

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Signs of Addiction

Addiction is a challenging disease to identify in others. While many may think it’s easy to see when someone is struggling with a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol), the reality is often very different. Individuals can become inadvertently addicted, as in the case of many prescription drug addictions. Often the individual…

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The Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Scientists make Xanax out of alprazolam. Doctors prescribe this drug as an alternative to Valium. Unfortunately, some people use Xanax and alcohol together to achieve a heightened sense of relaxation or euphoria. Once someone has an addiction to these substances, the right residential treatment program can help with their recovery journey. What Is Xanax? Doctors…

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Signs of Alcoholism To Know

When it comes to addiction, many of us instantly think about illicit substances. Yet millions of people every year abuse legal substances putting themselves at risk of developing a dependency or addiction. With how prevalent alcohol is in our society, people forget about the risk of addiction that comes with drinking. However, when signs of…

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The Dangers of College Students and Binge Drinking

According to the National Institutes of Health, 37.9 percent of college students between the ages of 18-22 participate in binge drinking, and 12.5 percent of college students report heavy alcohol use. The dangers and risks of college students and binge drinking are causing a stir as the problem continues to rise. Even though the information…

Temptation During the Pandemic

With various lockdowns and social distancing, individuals are met with greater temptation to turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms in attempt to combat feelings of anxiety, depression, seclusion and isolation. If you are dealing with a substance use disorder or mental health issue, you may find your situation compounded among the struggles of dealing with a…

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Tips To Help Keep Count of Your Drinks

Do you need some tips to keep track of your drinks? Quitting drinking can be a challenge. Before an individual develops a dependency or addiction, they are usually abusing alcohol. One way to avoid alcohol use disorder is by keeping a strict count of the drink had. To be clear, a person that is sober…

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Dangers of Drinking After Work

It’s a long day. You’re tired and feeling the tension and stress of the day, physically and emotionally. Drinking after work seems like a good way to get rid of some of that. It may feel like the only thing to get you through the night. Yet, the dangers of drinking after work are numerous.…