Archive for January, 2014

Two Reasons Why Teens’ Developing Brains Are Wired For Addiction

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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Teen use of alcohol, cigarettes, and illegal drugs should be a constant source of concern for everybody involved in any teenager’s life. The younger a child begins experimenting with addictive substances, the more damage those substances can do. Even a single use of a harmful substance can create an addiction that is difficult to overcome. […]

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Treatments For Bipolar Disorder

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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Bipolar disorder is a common mental illness. Constant shifts in certain chemicals found in the brain can lead to unusual mood swings, changes in energy and activity levels, and an impaired ability to carry out the regular tasks that make up day-to-day life. Sometimes these chemical shifts can become severe, and if left untreated, the […]

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Finding the Right Eating Disorder Treatment Center

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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Treatment for an eating disorder typically involves mechanisms to impede the destructive behaviors while teaching proper nutrition to maintain good physical health.  Those who suffer from an eating disorder often will benefit from an inpatient treatment center because the patient lives at the facility and their main focus is recovery.  When searching for an eating […]

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Drug Addiction Rehab Programs Can Help You Overcome Fear and Hopelessness

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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Drugs take hold of their victims so strongly that it may seem impossible to break free of addiction. Drug addiction challenges are real and frightening, but they do not have to last forever. One of the most important steps in rehabilitation is to seek help in your fight. Along with family and supportive friends, you […]

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Overcome the Destructive Cycle of Depression and Addiction

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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Whether you have been using drugs for a month or for a lifetime, you have probably experienced the vicious cycle of depression and addiction. This can be true even if you have never considered the twin problems before. One gift a drug rehabilitation facility can give to you is an understanding of how this dangerous […]

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The Slippery Slope of Prescription Pills and Addiction

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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For many people, prescription drugs are an everyday necessity.  Unfortunately, sometimes people take these drugs not out of medical need, but because they have become physically or mentally dependent on them.  It is important for anyone who uses prescription drugs to respect how easy it can be to develop a debilitating prescription addiction.

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Teen Body Dysmorphic Disorder Treatment and Difference Between Boys and Girls

Posted on 21. Jan, 2014 by .

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Teen Body Dysmorphic Disorder Treatment is dependent upon understanding three basic aspects of the disorder: obsession, compulsion, and avoidance. The presence of all three aspects differentiates this disease from what might, dismissively, be considered a “natural” focus upon one’s looks during the teenage years. Once a teenager is spending more than an hour per day […]

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Physical and Mental Challenges of Withdrawal

Posted on 10. Jan, 2014 by .

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The challenges associated with withdrawal can vary depending upon which type of substances you are trying to overcome. Some of these drugs, such as alcohol, opiates, and certain prescription drugs, can present very physical withdrawal symptoms. Others, such as marijuana and cocaine, will present limited physical symptoms, but will present very mental withdrawal symptoms. Overcoming […]

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Qualities to Look for in a DUI Attorney

Posted on 09. Jan, 2014 by .

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Alcoholic beverages are sold almost everywhere, on every corner of every street in America.  Drinking alcohol is acceptable within our culture, and many Americans partake.  The problem lies within the person drinking and their ability to drink responsibly.  If you were charged with a DUI, you are probably worried about your future and concerned about […]

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