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Alcohol Urine Testing – Understanding EtG Testing

June 19th, 2019
Understanding EtG Alcohol Testing

The first time EtG testing was used to detect alcohol in human urine was in 1997. Since then it has become a common way to confirm abstinence from alcohol and products that contain ethanol. Once…

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Understanding The Jellinek Curve Of Addiction

June 18th, 2019
Understanding The Jellinek Curve Of Addiction

The purpose of the Jellinek Curve is to show that alcoholism or drug addiction is a progressive disease that can worsen over time if the proper treatments aren’t received. It also shows how a healthier…

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Alcohol Abuse And Cancer – Can Alcohol Cause Cancer?

June 17th, 2019
Can Alcohol Cause Cancer?

The fact that alcohol abuse and addiction can cause a number of health complications is no secret. However, many people are unaware that alcohol consumption has been linked to several forms of cancer. Types of…

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The Dangers Of Detoxing From Alcohol At Home

June 14th, 2019
Detoxing At Home

In general, drinking alcohol is considered socially acceptable. It is not uncommon to see a person have a drink to relax, celebrate, or simply just because. When drinking becomes an addiction, a person will benefit…

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Can CBD Oil Treat Opioid Addiction?

June 14th, 2019
Can CBD Oil Treat Opioid Addiction?

These results have many healthcare professionals questioning: Can CBD be used to curb the opioid epidemic? Experts believe that due to the limited non-opioid medication options, the need for new alternatives is more important than…

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What To Do When Your Spouse Refuses To Go To Rehab

June 4th, 2019
What To Do When Your Spouse Refuses To Go To Rehab

Chances are, when you first married your partner, you never imagined addiction destroying your marriage. Perhaps you were completely unaware of their addiction or didn’t believe their substance use was out of control. No matter…

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Marijuana Street Names, Nicknames And Slang Terms

June 3rd, 2019
Marijuana Street Names, Nicknames And Slang Terms

Marijuana is a commonly abused psychoactive drug that is considered a controlled substance by the United States federal government. Despite this, it has been legalized in many states for medical and recreational use. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)…

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How Long Does Alcohol Stay In Your Blood?

May 31st, 2019
How Long Does Alcohol Stay In Your Blood

Individuals with healthy livers can typically break down one unit of alcohol in the span of an hour. The most reliable way of determining blood alcohol levels is a blood alcohol test. These types of…

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Signs Your Loved One Is Abusing Tramadol

May 30th, 2019
Signs Your Loved One Is Abusing Tramadol

Tramadol, marketed as Ultram, is an opioid drug used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It works by altering the brain’s perception of pain. Tramadol may also be used as an antidepressant because it…

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What To Do If You Fail A Drug Test While On Probation

May 23rd, 2019
Failed Drug Test

Failing a drug test while on probation is a serious matter that can worsen the criminal consequences you face. It also indicates a lack of control over alcohol or drug use that may best be…

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Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms And Timeline

May 17th, 2019
Marijuana Timeline

Long-term marijuana use can result in individuals experiencing cannabis withdrawal syndrome (CWS). However, the severity of CWS can vary depending on: the amount of marijuana used before quitting, gender, the type of cannabis, and environmental…

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5 Signs Your Loved One Has Relapsed

May 14th, 2019
5 Signs Relapsed

Being able to recognize when a loved one has relapsed can help you prevent them from spiraling down into their addiction too far. There are many indications someone has begun to misuse substances again, but…

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The Dangers Of Abusing Caffeine Pills

May 10th, 2019
The Dangers Of Abusing Caffeine Pills

Caffeine is a natural stimulant that enhances dopamine signaling in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical in the brain which helps control movement, motivation, and emotions, so enhanced dopamine signaling makes a person feel more…

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Most Commonly Used Addictive Drugs In The U.S.

August 15th, 2018
Addictioncampuses.com Most Commonly Used Addictive Drugs In The US

Millions of people in the U.S. struggle with drug abuse each year and many will face addiction sooner or later as a result of this abuse. Some addictive drugs are legal, like alcohol, making them…

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7 Signs Your Loved One Is Abusing Benzodiazepines

July 23rd, 2018
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Benzodiazepines are a psychoactive class of depressant, prescription medications most commonly used to treat anxiety and insomnia. The drugs have a number of uses, including use as a relaxant, sedative-hypnotic and tranquilizer. In addition to…

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