October 31, 2018

Nutrition and Recovery

How Addiction Takes a Toll on Your Nutrition Drug and alcohol abuse can take a major toll on your body. The recovery process is gradual, and nutrition is one of the major issues that often get overlooked, yet need attention. Our brain functions are influenced by food, and when your brain isn’t producing the chemicals […]

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September 26, 2018

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addiction

What is a Co-Occuring disorder? The coexistence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse use disorder is referred to as a co-occurring disorder. Any combination of mental health and addiction can be referred to as having a co-occuring disorder. The combinations can be seemingly endless, and can even include more than one […]

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September 20, 2018

Is Addiction Hereditary?

Looking at Your Family History It can be widely speculated that addiction can be hereditary. If there are addicts in your family, it could be possible that their behaviors can be passed on to you, as well. When considering this, it is important to look at your family history, especially your parent’s. Numerous studies show […]

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September 11, 2018

Anxiety and Addiction

Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders Anxiety is a complex condition that affects millions of people all over the world. It is a broad term in itself and can look different on everybody. It is literally defined as: “a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks.” […]

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September 4, 2018

Depression and Addiction

How does depression cause addiction? Addiction is a common place issue amongst people who are experiencing a depressive disorder. Alcohol is classified as a central nervous system depressant. This means it will actually trigger typical symptoms of depression like sadness, lethargy and hopelessness. Many people who are depressed reach for alcohol and drugs as a […]

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August 30, 2018

ADHD and Addiction

What is ADHD? ADHD is a behavioral disorder, which stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a condition that either makes it difficult to keep mental focus on a single topic, control the impulse to act out, or both. While it can be diagnosed as an adult, people with ADHD are usually diagnosed in […]

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March 22, 2016

Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: Three of the Newest CDC Guidelines for Opioid Use

Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: Three of the Newest CDC Guidelines for Opioid Use   Anyone tuned into substance abuse issues in the United States knows there’s been a growing epidemic of opioid-based prescription medication abuse. But what, if any, role should the government take in addressing this national health crisis? This month the Centers for Disease […]

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September 9, 2015

How to Deal with Addiction when you have a Demanding Job

How to Deal with Addiction when you have a Demanding Job I understand demanding jobs. I’m the founder and CEO of a well-respected private addiction treatment center. To keep the company afloat and growing, I work round-the-clock. I eat, sleep, and breathe my work. Even when I’m not “on the clock,” I am bound to […]

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August 31, 2015

Obama’s Heroin Response Strategy: When You Don’t Go Far Enough, You Throw Good Money after Bad

Obama’s Heroin Response Strategy: When You Don’t Go Far Enough, You Throw Good Money after Bad The good news is that the Obama administration is making at least some effort to address the horrific accidental death rate from heroin and prescription opioid overdose. This effort brings attention to a scourge that is killing thousands upon […]

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December 29, 2010

Professional Eating Disorder Help

An eating disorder is a disease, not a choice. If you’re suffering from anorexia or bulimia, you didn’t decide to be sick. More importantly, you can’t simply decide to get better. Only by enrolling in an exclusive eating disorder treatment program administered by a private eating disorder treatment center can you expect to achieve meaningful […]

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