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The Financial Cost Of Addiction What Is Addiction Costing You?

The Financial Cost Of Addiction: What Is Addiction Costing You?

Drug and alcohol addiction does not come without costs: costs to health, relationships, as well as financial cost. Addiction can cost a...

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Megan McDermott  |  Aug 14th, 2019

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7 Tips To Hosting A Sober Party When You’re In Recovery

7 Tips to Throw a Party and Stay Sober When You’re In Addiction Recovery Attending a party while you’re in addiction recovery can be a...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Aug 12th, 2019

Sober Outdoor Adventures For You And Your Pet

Sober Outdoor Adventures For You And Your Pet

A dog is truly man’s best friend, and that holds particularly true for people in addiction recovery. Your pet stays by your side through...

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Megan McDermott  |  Aug 8th, 2019

8 Signs You Need Alcohol Addiction Rehab Treatment

8 Signs You Need Alcohol Addiction Rehab Treatment

More than an estimated 15 million individuals struggle with an alcohol use disorder in the United States, and approximately 88,000 people...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Aug 8th, 2019

What To Do If An Alcoholic Refuses Addiction Treatment

What To Do If An Alcoholic Refuses Addiction Treatment

Currently in the U.S., approximately 17 million adults have an alcohol use disorder. This means that one in 10 children live in a home with...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Aug 8th, 2019

Alcohol Intolerance – Causes, Symptoms, And Addiction Treatment Options

Alcohol Intolerance – Causes, Symptoms, And Addiction Treatment Options

Alcohol intolerance is an inherited metabolic disorder that will cause unpleasant sensations and digestive upset. When alcohol is consumed,...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Aug 7th, 2019

Cocaine And Sex

Cocaine And Sex: The Effects Of Cocaine On Sex Drive

People who use cocaine often report an increased sex drive in addition to the more standard cocaine effects, such as euphoria, confidence,...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Aug 7th, 2019

The Promise And Peril Of Pain Management

The Promise And Peril Of Pain Management

A Unique Perspective As a physician, I am in a somewhat unique class in that I prescribe both opioid pain management as well as opioid...

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Megan McDermott  |  Aug 6th, 2019

5 Serious Risks Of Cocaine Abuse

5 Serious Risks Of Cocaine Abuse

Risks Of Cocaine Abuse Cocaine is a highly addictive central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. Cocaine is one of the most common...

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Kyle Meade  |  Aug 5th, 2019

What Does Heroin Do To Your Body

What Does Heroin Do To Your Body?

Heroin is an extremely addictive opioid drug. Heroin can cause serious harm to the body, including addiction, overdose, brain damage,...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Aug 5th, 2019

The 5 Types Of Alcoholics

The 5 Types Of Alcoholics

Alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) is a complex disease that doesn’t always look the same or affect people in the same ways. According to...

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Addiction Campuses  |  Aug 2nd, 2019

Alcohol Alternatives How To Relax Without Drinking

Alcohol Alternatives – How To Relax Without Drinking

Many families across the U.S. are all too familiar with the stress that comes from alcohol abuse. For those who have experienced addiction...

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Megan McDermott  |  Jul 29th, 2019

Getting Help For An Adult Child Addicted To Drugs And Alcohol

Getting Help For An Adult Child Addicted To Drugs And Alcohol

More than 23 million Americans struggle with addiction each year, but only an estimated 10 percent of these individuals get the help they...

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Megan McDermott  |  Jul 26th, 2019

Can Drug And Alcohol Abuse Cause Brain Damage?

Can Drug And Alcohol Abuse Cause Brain Damage?

Drugs and alcohol are linked to countless diseases, injuries and medical conditions. Repeated substance abuse can lead to addiction, and...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Jul 18th, 2019

What To Expect During A Drug Rehab Center Intake Process

What To Expect During A Drug Rehab Center Intake Process

Entering into a treatment program for drug or alcohol addiction can be scary. Not only is a person leaving behind the substances they have...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Jul 18th, 2019

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