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Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more. Select any topic to learn more about it.

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

Nicotine Lozenge

Nicotine Lozenge Overdose Signs and Symptoms

Nicotine lozenges are a form of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), designed to help individuals stop smoking. With this medication,...

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Kyle Meade  |  Jul 8th, 2019

Fourth Of July

7 Things You Can Do To Stay Sober On The Fourth Of July

The HuffPost reports that the fourth of July is one of the deadliest holiday weekends, in part because of alcohol and drug abuse. The good...

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Kyle Meade  |  Jul 3rd, 2019

Do ADHD Medications Predispose Children To Future Substance Use Disorders?

Do ADHD Medications Predispose Children To Future Substance Use Disorders?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been diagnosed in over 6.1 million children nationwide. The age of diagnosis keeps...

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Addiction Campuses  |  Jul 1st, 2019

What Is Freebasing?

What Is Freebasing?

Cocaine is an illegal stimulant that offers feelings of euphoria and an energy rush. A cocaine high does not last long, which usually leads...

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Addiction Campuses  |  Jun 28th, 2019

The Reward Pathway Of Addiction

The Reward Pathway Of Addiction

A reward pathway, or reward system, refers to a group of brain structures that are activated by rewarding stimuli. The most crucial reward...

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Addiction Campuses  |  Jun 27th, 2019

How Long Is The Average Stay At A Detox Center?

How Long Is The Average Stay At A Detox Center?

Detox is considered a valuable part of the recovery process. Detox helps individuals struggling with addiction to rid the body of drugs,...

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Megan McDermott  |  Jun 24th, 2019

Alcohol Poisoning

What Is Alcohol Poisoning?

Alcohol poisoning can cause irreversible brain damage, coma, and death. Chronic drinking over time can also cause multiple organ failure...

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Kyle Meade  |  Jun 21st, 2019

Understanding EtG Alcohol Testing

Alcohol Urine Testing – Understanding EtG 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...

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Megan McDermott  |  Jun 19th, 2019

Understanding The Jellinek Curve Of Addiction

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...

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Sarah Kosteva  |  Jun 18th, 2019

Can Alcohol Cause Cancer?

Alcohol Abuse And Cancer – 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...

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Megan McDermott  |  Jun 17th, 2019

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