Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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February 12, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Recovery and Valentine’s Day Is What You Make It

With Valentine’s Day arriving this Sunday, there are many couples out there who are excited about expressing their love for one another. However, there are some couples who may also be dealing with recovery from addiction, and that can often dim … Continue reading

February 5, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Staying Mentally Healthy Throughout the Years

It’s important to maintain a “healthy mind” throughout our life, which does require attention from time to time. The World Health Organization reports that one in four people will suffer a mental disorder at some point in their lifetime. A … Continue reading

February 3, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Coping with Traumatic Events Without Drugs

When a person goes through a traumatic event, they often deal with the mental repercussions of experiencing that event, such as having unwanted memories, nightmares, a constant feeling of anxiety, severe depression, and more. Especially in the world we live … Continue reading

February 2, 2016
by Staff Writer
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How To Be There for Someone Recovering from Addiction

People who work hard to overcome addiction often need support of some kind – whether it’s family, friends, or even people in a support group who are experiencing the same kind of difficulties in life. As long as there is a network of people … Continue reading

January 14, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Common Mental Health Disorders with Addictions

Addiction often comes with other common disorders that make the process of recovery much more difficult, as people who experienced comorbidity are forced to face the challenge of fighting multiple internal battles at once—whether its depression, bipolar disorder, or PTSD combined … Continue reading

January 11, 2016
by Staff Writer
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NCBI: Buprenorphine vs Methadone Treatment

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health  Buprenorphine vs methadone treatment: A review of evidence in both developed and developing worlds “…In the UK, USA, Australia, and parts of Europe, methadone is the most commonly used medication to … Continue reading

December 3, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Carbs May Cause Food Cravings, Study Shows

Studies show that common refined carbohydrates (such as corn syrup) can actually trigger food cravings that are similar to cravings that people with addictions experience. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition claim that it’s possible that a crash in blood sugar … Continue reading

November 17, 2015
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Overcoming Overeating with Healthy Foods & Exercise

No one can deny that eating your favorite foods, or just eating  when you’re extremely hungry, produces an extreme amount of pleasure. Whether it’s eating a hot plate of home-made food, or junk food, or just going out to a restaurant can … Continue reading

October 28, 2015
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SAMHSA on “Evidence-Based Treatments”

“Individual and group counseling, medication treatments, and supportive services are evidence-based treatments that can be offered by providers individually or jointly. Depending on the type of service, some or all of these can be offered in a variety of settings. … Continue reading

October 13, 2015
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Needs For Addiction Treatment Require More Attention in the US

A Columbia University study showed that “40 million Americans age 12 and over meet the clinical criteria for addiction involving nicotine, alcohol or other drugs.” Additionally, more than 38,000 people died of drug overdoses in the US in 2010. To … Continue reading