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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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5 Widespread Myths About Marijuana

Marijuana has been the most popular illicit drug in the United States for decades. There are a lot of debates about the safety, science, and legalization of marijuana, but these debates often include both truths and misconceptions as well. There are a lot of misconceptions about marijuana and sometimes it’s difficult to differentiate between the […]

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Is Your Job Pushing You to Addiction?

According to data published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2015, there are some industries where alcohol or drug use are more prevalent that in others. While not necessarily a surprise, it’s interesting to see which people are more likely to develop a substance abuse problem and understand why. Looking […]

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How to Recognize If a Loved One Is Affected by Addiction

Addiction is pervasive, influencing all areas of one’s life. While those suffering from addiction may often try to hide it, there are certain signs that friends and family can watch for that may indicate an addiction. Here are 10 signs that your loved one may be suffering from a substance abuse issue and that it’s […]

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5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Going to Rehab

It can be frightening to admit that you have a substance abuse issue, especially given the stigma surrounding addiction. You will usually be able to find several excuses to not got to rehab, but here are a few questions that if you answer “yes” to, you should seriously consider seeking professional help. Are you in […]

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4 Tips to Stay Sober on Vacation

While for many a vacation means staying on a tropical island and drinking cocktails, for others it means stressful situations that can lead to a relapse. Here are a few tips to get the most out of your vacation all while staying sober: Consider the Timing You don’t leave all your worries behind when you […]

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