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The Relationship Between Substance Abuse And Obesity

June 21st, 2018
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Substance abuse can lead to addiction, or a substance use disorder (SUD), which is defined by compulsive drug use despite harmful consequences. Obesity is a disorder involving too much body fat, or being substantially overweight,…

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Can Adverse Childhood Experiences Cause Addiction?

May 22nd, 2018
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Whether it’s a broken bone, perpetually scraped knees or a healthy fear of the dark, no one leaves childhood unscathed. At some point, we were all faced with events in our past that left us…

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7 Things You Should Know About The Addicted Person’s Family

May 22nd, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. 7 Things You Should Know About The Addicted Person’s Family — If you’ve never loved someone who struggles with addiction, you’re lucky. You’ll never know the…

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The Connection Between Addiction And Violence

May 18th, 2018
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Substance abuse and addiction have long been associated with violence in society’s mind. Research does show that the presence of addiction increases the likelihood of violent behavior, however that connection is affected by multiple factors….

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How Can You Prevent Substance Abuse? National Prevention Week 2018

May 18th, 2018
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National Prevention Week is held every year in order to increase public awareness of and action around addiction and mental health. Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Prevention Week…

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Unhooking From Your Addicted Loved One

April 16th, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. Unhooking From Your Addicted Loved One — Mary says her 25-year-old daughter, Gina, is going to be the death of her. Gina is a heroin addict…

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Does Drinking Alone Make Me An Alcoholic?

April 12th, 2018
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Cracking open a beer or pouring yourself a glass of wine while setting up camp on the couch in front of the TV isn’t anything to be ashamed of. For many of us, the alone…

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How To Talk To Someone About A Drinking Problem

April 11th, 2018
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Has someone close to you been acting different lately? Have you noticed a change in their personality or an increase in their drinking habits? If the answer is yes, this person in your life may…

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I Don’t Believe In God. Can I Still Get Sober?

April 9th, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. I Don’t Believe In God. Can I Still Get Sober? — Jim claims to be a staunch atheist who believes people are naive and will buy…

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The Dangers Of Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks

April 4th, 2018
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As energy drinks surge in popularity across the country, they’ve brought a new trend with them- mixing caffeinated beverages with alcohol. The combination of energy drinks and alcohol has created a host of new flavorful…

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My Son Says Relapse Is Part Of The Recovery Process- Is This True?

April 2nd, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. My Son Says Relapse Is Part Of The Recovery Process- Is This True? — Kate says her son Austin was clean and sober for five months…

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Can Religion Play A Role In Recovery From Addiction?

March 29th, 2018
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As a disease that thrives on isolation, addiction will destroy even the most reliable relationships in your life, including your connection with God. “Addiction takes everything away from you, including your faith,” explains Dr. Brooks,…

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Best Relapse Prevention Techniques

March 28th, 2018
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Everyone has the best intentions of staying sober after rehab. Unfortunately, the latest research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse suggests that upwards of 60 percent of those struggling with addiction will return to…

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My Child Struggles With Mental Health And Addiction Issues. How Can I Help Him?

March 26th, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. My Child Struggles With Mental Health And Addiction Issues. How Can I Help Him? — According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), over half…

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What Is A Typical Day In A Drug Rehab Center Like?

March 22nd, 2018

Going to a drug rehab center can be daunting for patients. While many are ready to receive much-needed help for their addiction, the fear of the unknown may keep them from reaching out for assistance….

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