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Drug Abuse Statistics Show That Substance Abuse a Growing Problem

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by .

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Drug abuse is a serious problem in the United States. The Abuse of alcohol illicit drugs and tobacco cost our nation more than 700 billion dollars a year. These costs are related to lost work, health care and crime. One of the biggest issues with drug abuse is the fact that it can easily lead […]

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Stay Sober by Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Stay Sober by Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Posted on 09. Oct, 2015 by .

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The holidays are known for being a time of festivities, love, and happiness. Food fills tables and then bellies as families and friends join together for a time of laughs and memories. However, for some people, the holidays bring disruption, leaving them with feelings of lowness, loneliness, and a drive to drink. If you need […]

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The Billion Dollar Campaign: Hillary Clinton’s Drug Abuse Plan

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .

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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign recently released the news that they have a $10 billion plan to propose regarding America’s alcohol and drug abuse epidemic. Clinton is a presidential hopeful for the 2016 elections, and with the introduction of this plan she has garnered a serious amount of attention both from legislators and modern American citizens […]

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The Dangers of Underage Drinking

Posted on 18. Sep, 2015 by .

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Underage drinking is portrayed on TV shows and in movies as being a cool, normal thing to do. Did you know that while teens tend to drink less frequently than adults, they tend to drink more on occasion? If you think your child is drinking underage, you need to have a serious discussion with them. […]

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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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Take Two Steps Forward and One Step Back in Recovery | XL Drug Rehab Blog

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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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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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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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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Having a Difficult Time Staying Sober? Maybe It’s Not You – Maybe It’s Brain Chemistry

Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by .

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You know the drill: you have spent countless hours in meetings, on the phone with your sponsor asking endless questions about your desire to use.  You have worked the steps and you’ve even consulted specialists.  In a moment of desperation you found help by attending treatment. You’re able to rack up six to twelve months, […]

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