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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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Parents: Use these Tips to Keep Your Teen Safe from Substance Use

Posted on 19. May, 2016 by .

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It’s hard to shield your teen from all the dangers there are in the world. And knowing that dangers exist might make it hard to send them out into adulthood. However, there are ways that you can support your child in making the best decisions for themselves as they slowly let go of childhood and […]

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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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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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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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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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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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What To Expect From Rehab

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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Rehabilitation is designed specifically to make it as easy as possible for you to get back on your feet again after becoming dependant on psychoactive substances like prescription or street drugs and alcohol. Teen drug rehab centers are available for anyone who wants to save themselves from the physical, social, psychological, legal and financial consequences […]

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Youth Substance Abuse Treatment, Programs, Counselors

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by .

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When seeking treatment for substance abuse for your teenager there are a number of important things to look for, and perhaps the most important is the particular┬ádrug counselor┬áchosen to work with your child. Studies have shown that one of the most important aspects to look in successful outcomes is the relationship between the individual seeking […]

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