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Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a popular method of psychotherapy used by mental health professionals. It is a form of talk therapy that is designed

What to Expect in IOP Treatment

What Is Intensive Outpatient Treatment? An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a recovery treatment option that allows people to get the help they need without

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When to Seek Help for Alcoholism

“It’s just one more.” “I only drink at home.” “I can make it home, I only live around the corner.” What’s The Big Deal? You

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Methamphetamine Effects on the Body

What Is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine (or “meth” for short) was discovered in 1893. During World War II, combatants on both sides of the Atlantic used methamphetamine

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Should I Quit Drinking on my Own?

In the United States, an estimated 5.6 percent of people over the age of 18 have Alcohol Use Disorder, known as AUD (1), formerly called

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How Does Medication Assisted Treatment Work?

What is MAT and How Does it Work? Medication-Assisted Treatment, or MAT in simple terms consists of a combination of counseling and medication in a

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What is Crystal Meth Psychosis?

For anyone who’s ever experienced crystal meth-induced psychosis, there’s no need to ask what it is. In fact, most of these people understand it all

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What Are Co-occurring Disorders?

A co-occurring disorder which is sometimes referred to as dual diagnosis is a condition in which an individual experiences a mental illness and substance abuse

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Can You Overdose On Cocaine?

In the U.S. there are about 1.5 million current cocaine users aged 12 or older. Adults 18-25 years old have a higher rate of current

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Myths and Facts about Medication Assisted Treatment

Simply put, Medication-Assisted Treatment, or MAT, consists of a combination of medication and therapeutic counseling. This method has been a staple of drug and alcohol

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