Understanding the Unique Dangers of Binge Drinking

Posted on 11. May, 2015 by .

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Binge drinking is more common among American adults than many people realize. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six American adults binge drinks at least four times per month. Many of these people may believe that binge drinking is no riskier or unhealthier than any other form of drinking. In […]

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Heroin Abuse on the Rise in America

Posted on 07. Apr, 2015 by .

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While there are many statistics evidencing downturns in drug abuse trends in the U.S., there remains at least one glaring contrast throughout the past decade: heroin. Even as other common hard drugs have dipped in popularity, heroin abuse has climbed, raising questions about the surge in interest. What causes new users to flock to such […]

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Sober Friendships Are a Must

Posted on 25. Mar, 2015 by .

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Quitting an addiction is hard work. Once you have kicked a tough habit such as drugs or alcohol, sober friendships can help you stay that way. Clear-headed companions help you stay on the wagon. Find New Friends You will need to find new drug-free and alcohol-free buddies to spend time with if you want to […]

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Take Two Steps Forward and One Step Back in Recovery

Posted on 16. Mar, 2015 by .

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This process of learning, forgetting, and adjusting is natural. In recovery, it’s frequently a process of taking two steps forward and one step back.

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Staying Sober Is Attainable

Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 by .

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When you are dealing with an addiction of any kind, staying sober is imperative to your quality of life. It can be difficult to stay away from your drug of choice without a plan to maintain your sobriety. You are the only person who can choose to stay sober and change your lifestyle. Deal With […]

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Seek Drug and Alcohol Treatment When You Have An Addiction

Posted on 28. Aug, 2014 by .

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The truth is that we are all addicted to something. The essence of having an addiction is the perpetual seeking after that which you can only get from within, such as self-love, self-acceptance, or approval. And in our society, it can be difficult to find those inner resources when everything tells us that to be […]

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4 Tips for Sober Living

Posted on 21. Aug, 2014 by .

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Drugs and alcohol can take control of your life and cause a lot of damage in the meantime. When you have worked extremely hard to get sober, it can be frustrating and heartbreaking to return to using. Sober living is never easy, and for some people it can be a lifelong battle. The following tips […]

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Teen Dating Violence Increases with Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Posted on 25. Jul, 2014 by .

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A recent study surveyed close to 4,100 teens between the ages of 14 to 20 who recently visited an emergency room in a suburban community. The survey found that one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. In general, one in six teens seen in emergency rooms […]

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Teen Addiction Treatment: Why Can’t Teens Quit On Their Own?

Posted on 11. Jul, 2014 by .

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Many teens believe that once they make the decision to stop drinking or using drugs, they will. They believe at the outset that they can stop without treatment and that their personal will alone will work. However, ending an addiction isn’t always that easy. Sure, there are many people who simply make the decision to stop, […]

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