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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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What to Expect During Your First Year of Recovery

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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  Beating an addiction is a lifelong process, but the first year of sobriety will almost always be the hardest. This is why everyone who is struggling with substance abuse should take some time to research what they can expect in those first few months. Meeting these challenges head on will drastically reduce one’s risk […]

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What Not to Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Posted on 22. Mar, 2016 by .

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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words mental illness? Unfortunately, there is a stigma surrounding mental illness that prevents those who have a mental health disorder from seeking the treatment they need. Some people tend to say a lot of tough things to people with a mental illness […]

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How to Overcome FOMO by Embracing Your Own Life | XL Drug Rehab Blog

How to Overcome FOMO by Embracing Your Own Life

Posted on 11. Jan, 2016 by .

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FOMO, or the Fear of Missing out, refers to the extreme anxiety you feel when you believe others are having fulfilling experiences that you are missing out on. This fear is often exacerbated by social media; when you see your friends posting pictures of parties they are attending, it can lead you to believe you […]

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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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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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The Dual Diagnosis of Drug Abuse and Mental Health Issues

Posted on 21. Feb, 2014 by .

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Experts have estimated that more than half of those with substance abuse problems or mental health issues are struggling with both conditions. Some doctors believe that the co-occurrence of drug abuse and mental health problems is because suffering from one makes a person more vulnerable to the other.

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