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Getting Someone to Stop Drinking

If you are worried that someone you care about might have a drinking problem, you might instinctively wish to get them to stop. Doing that isn’t easy, though, and it’s something you need to take great care with. Convincing someone to sober up and just stop drinking alcohol is hard because alcoholics tend to become […]

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Addiction Treatment: Brain Stimulation Possible Answer

Drug addiction is a chronic disease that affects more than 5 percent of the world’s population. Over 64,000 people are thought to have died in the U.S. from a drug overdose in 2016 and according to recent estimates, over 21 million Americans aged 12 and above are living with a substance abuse disorder. We know […]

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Understanding Drug Addiction

Many people have trouble understanding how others become addicted to drugs. They may think that those who use drugs lack moral principles and that they could stop using drugs by simply choosing to. In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease and quitting typically involves more than just a strong will. Drugs change the way […]

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Parents: What You Should Know About Teen Rehab

As a parent, the thought of your child going to rehab can be frightening, more so for teens. Every parent wants to know what goes on in there, what will happened to their children, and if it’s worth the time, effort, and money. What Goes on in There? It depends on the treatment center, but […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Withdrawal, and Abuse

Cocaine is a popular stimulant drug derived from the coca plant which can be found in South America. The drug makes users overly engaged, very energetic and chatty, or morose, hostile, and aggressive. The physical effects are very strong and abusing cocaine can lead to severe mental and physical disorders. At one time it was […]

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Do I Have an Addiction Problem?

Addiction differs from person to person and the signs and symptoms can also vary depending on the substances a person may use. However, there are a number of indicators that could help with identifying a potential drug or alcohol addiction. First off, let’s very briefly define addiction: addiction is the physical and psychological need to […]

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