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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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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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How to Survive Living With a Loved One Who is an Addict

Posted on 04. Jun, 2015 by .

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Living with a loved one who is addicted to a drug or substance is one of the most challenging situations you will ever live through. Although you work hard to ensure that that person does not have access to any substance or situation that could cause a relapse, there is no way that you can […]

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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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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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The Teen Brain, Addiction, and Drug Rehab

Posted on 15. May, 2014 by .

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The reason why medication for psychological illness, like antidepressants, work so well is because they adjust the chemicals in the brain. Antidepressants and other psychotropic medication affect the levels of dopamine and serotonin, which influence mood stability. However, drugs are chemicals too. They also affect the brain’s ability to regulate mood, one’s perception of the […]

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