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Alcoholism vs. Problem Drinking – What’s the Difference?

Problem drinkers and alcoholics have much in common. Both consume alcohol in enough quantity and frequency that they experience some consequences. Alcoholism is still widely

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Does Medicated Assisted Treatment Work?

Medication-Assisted Treatment or MAT has been a part of drug and alcohol treatment for decades. In simple terms, it consists of the use of medications

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How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your System? Withdrawal and Detox

One of the most addictive drugs on the planet, heroin is a very scary substance. The drug takes over addicts’ lives, as they need to

Summer Triggers and Protecting Your Sobriety

Avoiding Summer Triggers to Protect your Sobriety

Last weekend was July 4th which means we are well into the summer season. As the weather heats up and lockdown restrictions lift, temptation and

Crystal Meth Use in the United States is on the Rise and Reaching Crisis Point

The United States is Facing a Meth Crisis: Here’s How it Happened

Back in the early 2000’s, authorities thought they had a handle on meth use in the United States. The government had created task forces to

Adderall Abuse and Addiction

Signs of Adderall Abuse and Addiction

Adderall is a powerful amphetamine stimulant which helps people focus. It is typically prescribed to people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to help them

Yoga for Trauma Healing

How Yoga Can Support Trauma Healing and Recovery

Trauma is a key driver of substance abuse and addiction. In fact, people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are 14 times more likely to

Substance Abuse Effects on Female Fertility

Women’s Healthcare Month: Substance Abuse Effect on Female Fertility

June is Women’s Healthcare Month and we will be talking about the intersection of addiction and substance abuse on women’s health all month long. Addiction

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Global Parents Day: Support for Parents of Addicted Children

Today, June 1st, is Global Day of Parents, a holiday created by the UN to recognize and appreciate the parents in our lives and society.

Health Effects of Heroin Addiction

Health Effects of Heroin Addiction

  It’s no secret that heroin use is bad for your health, but just how bad is it? From mild symptoms to severe and permanent

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