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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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Shaming the Sick: Stigma and the Damage It Causes

Stigma describes the powerful and negative perceptions usually associated with addiction and substance abuse. It has the power to negatively affect one’s self-esteem, damage relationships with peers, and makes accessing treatment a lot harder for those suffering from addiction. It is by all means a public health issue, as it has a significant contribution to […]

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On-Demand Addiction Treatment: 4 Issues Preventing It from Being a Reality

Convenience has become a cornerstone of modern civilization, especially with the advent of the internet, or more recently, the smartphone; we can watch our favorite shows on the go, order food from the comfort of our home without even any human interaction, or in some cases, buy anything online just by telling a metallic cylinder […]

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5 Common Myths about Rehab

While there are over 20 million Americans who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction, estimates show that only 11 percent end up receiving treatment for their disorders. There are many factors that can influence someone to not seek out help, some of which may be mistaken notions about the process itself. Let us then take […]

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