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New Study Finds Rise in Liver Disease in Young Women

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New Study: The Pandemic Has Increased Rates of Liver Disease The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us all with a unique set of challenges, and many of us have been struggling in one way or ...

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Signs That Your Wife Is An Addict

By |February 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Women and Addiction Watching someone you love suffer from a substance abuse disorder is undeniably one of the most painful experiences you will ever undergo. You vacillate between a range of uncomfortable emotions - ...

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How to Maintain Recovery During the Holidays

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Maintaining Recovery Over the Holidays The holiday season can be an exceptionally trying time as it is - for those of us in addiction recovery, this time of the year can prove to be ...

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Quitting Vaping While in Early Recovery

By |December 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When you enter into addiction recovery (this is especially common in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous or any other 12 step program), you will undoubtedly hear people say, “Don’t make any major changes within ...

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Understanding the Risks of Xanax Abuse

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What is Xanax? Xanax, the brand name for the commonly prescribed drug alprazolam, is most frequently used for the treatment of severe anxiety disorders. This medication acts quickly and has a short half-life, meaning ...

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The Truth About PTSD and Addiction

By |June 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction are very closely intertwined in the vast majority of cases. The link between the two disorders has been closely studied for years, and it has been repeatedly confirmed that ...

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What is Dual Diagnosis For Addiction Treatment?

By |May 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Addiction and mental health concerns go hand-in-hand. Both directly affect the brain, and both can lead to a variety of similarly disruptive and difficult-to-manage symptoms. They are also closely linked by cause and effect. ...

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The Best Non-Narcotic and Non-Addictive Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

By |May 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health disorder that is characterized by significant shifts in energy levels and mood, and an inability to easily carry out daily tasks and ...

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