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A Look at Alcohol Abuse Among Women

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Alcohol abuse among women is a growing problem that is often overlooked. According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, alcohol abuse causes the deaths of 23,000 women and girls annually. And in one survey involving 278,000 women, it was found that one in eight... Continue reading →

Why Alcohol Abuse Is Growing Among Seniors

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Substance abuse treatment centers are becoming increasingly concerned with the number of older Americans addicted to alcohol. This video discusses the issue of senior alcohol abuse.

The concentration of seniors who abuse alcohol may be caused by several factors. First, many seniors were... Continue reading →

A Look at the Risk Factors for Alcohol Abuse

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Alcoholism is a disease characterized by the continued use of alcohol even after it has caused social, emotional, physical, or financial problems. In addition, many people abuse alcohol, even if they are not yet physically dependent on it. Alcohol addiction is typically a problem that develops... Continue reading →

What to Ask When Considering a Rehab Program

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Drug abuse is a complex and chronic illness. Although the initial choice to take drugs may be voluntary, addiction can make it seem like stopping is not an option, even when the drug use causes unpleasant consequences. Seeking treatment and rehabilitation for addiction is the first step in... Continue reading →

How to Talk to a Loved One Who Suffers from Alcohol Addiction

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

People who suffer from alcohol addiction often require outside intervention to change their lifestyle. With your help, you can give your loved one insight into how his or her choices is adversely affecting not only his or her own life, but also the lives of those closest to your loved one. It’s... Continue reading →

How to Spot Drug Abuse in Older Adults

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Although many believe that drug abuse is primarily a problem among the younger generations, healthcare professionals have noted a rising trend in substance abuse among older adults. Chemical dependency in this age group is of particular concern because a slowed metabolism increases the effects... Continue reading →

The Impact of Drugs on Nutrition

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Some people with substance abuse problems believe that their dependency does not affect their overall wellbeing. On the contrary, drugs impact the body’s core processes—including the body’s ability to take in nutrients and use them for normal function. This impaired operation often causes... Continue reading →

Different Types of Prescription Drug Abuse

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

When many people think of the term “substance abuse,” illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and marijuana often come to mind. However, many different prescription drugs also have the potential for abuse and addiction, even if they were appropriately prescribed. Quite often, a patient will use a... Continue reading →

Defining Alcoholism and the Importance of Seeking Treatment

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Many people enjoy alcoholic beverages from time to time, while others drink frequently but in moderation. There are significant differences between the occasional or moderate use of alcohol and alcoholism. If you have a substance abuse problem, it’s important to seek addiction treatment sooner... Continue reading →

Coping with Withdrawal During Treatment for Alcohol Abuse

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

If you’ve been consuming large amounts of alcohol for a long time, you may experience alcohol withdrawal syndrome if you suddenly stop drinking or significantly reduce your consumption. Withdrawal symptoms can worsen rapidly, so it’s important to seek addiction treatment at a detoxification... Continue reading →