Stop Alcohol for Good

5 Ways to Stop Alcohol for Good

If you are reading this, chances are you are worried about the amount you drink. After all, alcohol can have a devastating effect on your health. Excessive drinking is linked to an increased likelihood of liver disease, cancer, and mental …
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Stage an Intervention

How to Stage an Intervention

An intervention is a planned meeting between an addict (or a person with a problem such as gambling) and friends or family. This meeting is to persuade the individual to get help, such as enrolling in a recovery program. People …
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Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorder

What is Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorder?

National surveys show that about half of the people who have a mental illness also experience substance abuse disorders (SUD), or vice versa.  These mental disorders can include anxiety disorder, PTSD, panic disorder, depression, ADHD, and bipolar disorder, among others. …
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Misconceptions About Addiction

Dispelling the Misconceptions About Addiction: Facts vs. Myths

Despite our ability to gain instant access to vast amounts of information, many Americans still retain outdated misconceptions about addiction.  As a result, some addicts fail to get the treatment they need, and many overdoses and deaths occur daily. In …
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