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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Can Be Life-Threatening

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Can Be Life-Threatening

Alcohol withdrawal is similar to most drug withdrawals in the sense that it can cause hallucinations, mental ...
An Unhealthy Shopping Addiction Can Cause Problems

An Unhealthy Shopping Addiction Can Cause Problems

What constitutes compulsive shopping?   Compulsive shoppers have tremendous difficulty controlling their ...
How to Stop Binge Eating

How to Stop Binge Eating

We all overeat once in awhile, and we all do it for emotional reasons. From the time we’re born, food serves as a ...
How to Recognize a Heroin Addiction

How to Recognize a Heroin Addiction

Paraphernalia   Heroin use requires a fair deal of equipment—lots red flags for family, friends, and ...
How to Enroll in a Drug Treatment Program

How to Enroll in a Drug Treatment Program

Enrolling oneself or a loved one in a drug treatment program need not be a stressful or difficult experience. Every
Avoiding Meth Relapse Can Save Your Life

Avoiding Meth Relapse Can Save Your Life

Crystal meth addiction is dangerous and recovery is difficult. According to studies, relapse generally occurs ...
Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol intoxication negatively impacts the communication between two areas of the brain which work together to ...
Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Oxycontin (oxycodone) is a synthetic painkiller. The central nervous system receptors in the brain are affected ...
The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

Numerous websites began in response to a desire for individuals with addictions to find support online. Alcohol and
Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

More than 21 million Americans may be abusing drugs or alcohol with fewer than 2.5 million seeking treatment ...
Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

High risk situations are the biggest trouble spots for individuals addicted to marijuana who are sober. Temptation ...
Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts can bring up feelings of isolation and fear. Often painful past life experiences coupled with ...
Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Can Be Life-Threatening

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Can Be Life-Threatening

Alcohol withdrawal is similar to most drug withdrawals in the sense that it can cause hallucinations, mental ...
An Unhealthy Shopping Addiction Can Cause Problems

An Unhealthy Shopping Addiction Can Cause Problems

What constitutes compulsive shopping?   Compulsive shoppers have tremendous difficulty controlling their ...
How to Stop Binge Eating

How to Stop Binge Eating

We all overeat once in awhile, and we all do it for emotional reasons. From the time we’re born, food serves as a ...
How to Recognize a Heroin Addiction

How to Recognize a Heroin Addiction

Paraphernalia   Heroin use requires a fair deal of equipment—lots red flags for family, friends, and ...
How to Enroll in a Drug Treatment Program

How to Enroll in a Drug Treatment Program

Enrolling oneself or a loved one in a drug treatment program need not be a stressful or difficult experience. Every
Avoiding Meth Relapse Can Save Your Life

Avoiding Meth Relapse Can Save Your Life

Crystal meth addiction is dangerous and recovery is difficult. According to studies, relapse generally occurs ...
Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol intoxication negatively impacts the communication between two areas of the brain which work together to ...
Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Oxycontin (oxycodone) is a synthetic painkiller. The central nervous system receptors in the brain are affected ...
The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

Numerous websites began in response to a desire for individuals with addictions to find support online. Alcohol and
Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

More than 21 million Americans may be abusing drugs or alcohol with fewer than 2.5 million seeking treatment ...
Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

High risk situations are the biggest trouble spots for individuals addicted to marijuana who are sober. Temptation ...
Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts can bring up feelings of isolation and fear. Often painful past life experiences coupled with ...

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