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Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is estimated to cost the U. S. over $600 billion annually related to lost work productivity, crime, and healthcare. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 79,000 deaths each year in the...

When someone uses a drug for the very first time, it may make them feel euphoric. After sometime, the person feels anxious and nauseous without the drug, so they go on using it. A pattern of craving and use emerges and then they can no...

Addiction is a brain disease and should be treated like one. The NIH describes addiction as a chronic, relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive drug and alcohol urges, despite harmful consequences. Hence,intensive outpatient treatment is a critical step to recovery. Intensive outpatient treatment at leading drug...

Is there a singular tip for overcoming addiction? The answer is YES. Although there are many aspects to consider, one important consideration stands out that can often be a roadblock to recovery and asking for help. And that most important thing is – Belief that one’s...

According to numerous studies, addiction has a 50% genetic predisposition, with environment and poor coping skills contributing to the other 50%. The children of addictions are 8 times more likely to develop some type of addiction. Around 100 million people in America have at least...

26 Aug Signs That Your Loved One Needs Inpatient Drug Rehab Posted at 16:14h in Blog by admin4 0 Comments According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 23.5 million people aged 12 and older needed treatment for illicit alcohol or drug abuse in...