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IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON INDIVIDUALS WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Argyle, Texas, May 7, 2020—Headlines scream continuously about COVID-19 – the number of cases, unemployment rates, vaccine progress, etc. Included in those headlines are stories focusing on the vulnerable populations affected by COVID-19. Among those in that population are people with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). These individuals and their families, friends, colleagues and neighbors…

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75,000 Americans at Risk of Dying–Group Warns

Argyle, Texas, June 1, 2020—As many as 75,000 Americans could die because of drug or alcohol misuse and suicide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis conducted by the national public health group Well Being Trust. This staggering number could become a reality due to the growing unemployment crisis, economic downturns…

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Why Do I Need Drug Addiction Treatment?

You’re struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction. You might think that you have things under control, but your friends or family disagree. Maybe you’ve tried quitting before and relapsed shortly after leaving rehab. Here’s what you need to know about getting effective drug addiction treatment. Substance abuse whether it’s drugs or alcohol doesn’t just…

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What to Know About Drug and Alcohol Rehab

For decades, alcohol has been one of the most widely abused substances throughout the state of Texas. Thousands of individuals across the state struggle with alcohol abuse. Because alcohol is legal and accessible, it presents a unique opportunity for abuse. However, many people don’t understand just how their drinking is impacting their own health and…

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Why Drug Withdrawal Requires Detox

For individuals who want to stop engaging in substance abuse, drug withdrawal can be a great obstacle. Withdrawal occurs when long-time usage suddenly stops or significantly decreases. Symptoms are not usually life-threatening, but they can be quite uncomfortable for the user. If withdrawal has hindered your attempts at getting clean, detox and professional rehab can…