Archive for April, 2014

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Supporting Your Teen After Drug Abuse Treatment

Posted on 17. Apr, 2014 by .

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Finding out that your teen has a drug abuse problem is a shock for any parent, but there are certain steps that need to be taken when this unthinkable situation arises. Once you have confirmed your child’s drug problem through drug testing, it’s important that you place them on the path to recovery with drug […]

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Online Information For Teen Substance Abuse And Treatment

Posted on 15. Apr, 2014 by .

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Shocking facts and statistics reveal just how serious teen substance abuse is and how urgent intervention is needed to save future generations. About 50% of senior high-school students have abused at least one substance, 43% of the same category of high school aged kids have tried marijuana while at least 15% of eighth graders have […]

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Sober Living in Los Angeles: Slowly Becoming Who You Are

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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Go to a social event in LA and you’ll see all sorts of people. There are men and women who are eccentric and even peculiar; they’re dressed more than casually, with colors splashed together and a colorful personality that matches. There are others who are conservative and who keep their souls and hearts reeled in, […]

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Comorbidity – Could Drug Addiction be Caused by Mental Illness?

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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The term comorbidity deals with both drug addictions and mental health. It basically means that one person has two or more disorders. These can happen at the same time, or can follow each other. The term also means that the two or more illnesses may be worsened because of how they interact.

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Three New Ways Kids Get “High”

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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All teenagers yearn for independence; it is as natural a part of growing up as learning to walk and talk. Part of this yearning applies to their nearly-adult bodies, over which they are exerting new levels of control. And as if their burgeoning sexuality was not enough of a minefield on its own, society continues […]

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Drug Rehab Durations

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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Seeking recovery from a rehabilitation center is one of the first steps addicts can take towards living a healthier, happier and more fulfilling life. The road to recovery is usually not easy, and it will take hard work, perseverance and the support of family and friends to achieve true change. There are many different program […]

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What to Expect From Sober Living Treatments

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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In many cases of alcohol and drug abuse, the environment where the problem began can become a trigger for relapse once the person finishes rehabilitation. Getting clean is not necessarily enough to prevent a person with addiction to resist temptations when encountering the same issues that drove him or her to a substance abuse problem […]

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Patients Must Be Careful to Avoid Pain Medications Addictions

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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Effective pain management frequently requires the prescription of powerful pain-relief medications. Some of these medications can be addictive. Experiencing pain is encouragement enough, but if your health care provider is also further encouraging you to take a certain medication that happens to have addictive properties, it can be all too easy to form an addiction […]

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