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Why It’s Better to Move After Rehab

Why It’s Better to Move After Rehab

Rehab and recovery from drug and alcohol addiction can require you to make big changes. In particular, if your ...
The Three Common Phases of Relapse

The Three Common Phases of Relapse

Just as no two people will suffer substance addiction in the same way, when in recovery, no two people will ...
Why do Cigarette Smokers Keep Smoking?

Why do Cigarette Smokers Keep Smoking?

Cigarettes are a highly addictive substance with health consequences for users. Many people ask why smokers ...
Physical Effects of Smoking Marijuana

Physical Effects of Smoking Marijuana

Marijuana has both psychological and physical effects for people who use this drug. The physically addictive ...
Support Your Teen During Addiction Recovery

Support Your Teen During Addiction Recovery

When a loved one struggles with drug addiction and recovery, it can be difficult to watch, especially when that ...
Symptoms of MDMA Use

Symptoms of MDMA Use

The powerful synthetic stimulant MDMA has been popular at clubs and festivals for decades. In the 80s and 90s it ...
The Process of Detoxing From Crack Cocaine

The Process of Detoxing From Crack Cocaine

Crack dependency is probably the most infamous drug addiction. Just the word crack has become synonymous with ...
How Does the Affordable Healthcare Act Affect Addiction Rehab?

How Does the Affordable Healthcare Act Affect Addiction Rehab?

Before 2014, it was estimated that nearly one-third of insurance plans lacked coverage for substance abuse, and ...
Does Cannabis Abuse Kill Your Motivation?

Does Cannabis Abuse Kill Your Motivation?

Heavy marijuana users have been stereotyped as “lazy stoners” for a long time, but the effects of cannabis use on ...
Staying Clean From Cocaine

Staying Clean From Cocaine

Cocaine, a stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant, produces a short-term state of euphoria, ...
Avoiding the Temptations of Alcohol During the Holidays

Avoiding the Temptations of Alcohol During the Holidays

The year-end holiday season can be a confusing blend of good times and joy on one hand, yet stress and depression ...
Don’t Confuse Relapse With Recovery

Don’t Confuse Relapse With Recovery

Mark Twain once observed that “quitting smoking is easy; I’ve done it a thousand times.” Celebrities and regular ...
Why It’s Better to Move After Rehab

Why It’s Better to Move After Rehab

Rehab and recovery from drug and alcohol addiction can require you to make big changes. In particular, if your ...
The Three Common Phases of Relapse

The Three Common Phases of Relapse

Just as no two people will suffer substance addiction in the same way, when in recovery, no two people will ...
Why do Cigarette Smokers Keep Smoking?

Why do Cigarette Smokers Keep Smoking?

Cigarettes are a highly addictive substance with health consequences for users. Many people ask why smokers ...
Physical Effects of Smoking Marijuana

Physical Effects of Smoking Marijuana

Marijuana has both psychological and physical effects for people who use this drug. The physically addictive ...
Support Your Teen During Addiction Recovery

Support Your Teen During Addiction Recovery

When a loved one struggles with drug addiction and recovery, it can be difficult to watch, especially when that ...
Symptoms of MDMA Use

Symptoms of MDMA Use

The powerful synthetic stimulant MDMA has been popular at clubs and festivals for decades. In the 80s and 90s it ...
The Process of Detoxing From Crack Cocaine

The Process of Detoxing From Crack Cocaine

Crack dependency is probably the most infamous drug addiction. Just the word crack has become synonymous with ...
How Does the Affordable Healthcare Act Affect Addiction Rehab?

How Does the Affordable Healthcare Act Affect Addiction Rehab?

Before 2014, it was estimated that nearly one-third of insurance plans lacked coverage for substance abuse, and ...
Does Cannabis Abuse Kill Your Motivation?

Does Cannabis Abuse Kill Your Motivation?

Heavy marijuana users have been stereotyped as “lazy stoners” for a long time, but the effects of cannabis use on ...
Staying Clean From Cocaine

Staying Clean From Cocaine

Cocaine, a stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant, produces a short-term state of euphoria, ...
Avoiding the Temptations of Alcohol During the Holidays

Avoiding the Temptations of Alcohol During the Holidays

The year-end holiday season can be a confusing blend of good times and joy on one hand, yet stress and depression ...
Don’t Confuse Relapse With Recovery

Don’t Confuse Relapse With Recovery

Mark Twain once observed that “quitting smoking is easy; I’ve done it a thousand times.” Celebrities and regular ...

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