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What to Expect from Your First AA Meeting

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

What to Expect from Your First AA Meeting If you have never attended an AA meeting, you may be feeling some anxiety over what you should expect. There are many misconceptions perpetuated by television and film about what happens in meetings, and media often portrays them as negative experiences... Continue reading →

A Look at the Most Addictive Prescription Drugs

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

When prescription drugs are used as advised, they can provide relief from a variety of medical ills. However, these powerful medications can become highly addictive when users deviate from their prescription recommendations. Ritalin and Adderall, two types of amphetamines, can help to control... Continue reading →

Transitioning Back to Life as a Student After Rehab

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

College can facilitate drug and alcohol abuse problems for many students. If you have already gone through substance abuse treatment and are now preparing to return to school, you may have some apprehension about what lies ahead. Preparing for this transition can help you successfully navigate... Continue reading →

How Chronic Alcohol Abuse Shifts the Brain’s Behavior Control

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

A common misconception regarding alcohol abuse stems from the belief that an individual can simply stop if he so wished. However, recent studies indicate that changes in the brain often suppress desire restraint when a person is addicted to alcohol. Research has shown that the longer a person... Continue reading →

Finding the Support You Need to Cope with Prescription Drug Abuse

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Many of the people who abuse prescription drugs never had the intention to do so. If you too started taking prescription drugs for a legitimate medical problem, you may be wondering how you developed an addition to them. You’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from this form of chemical... Continue reading →

Signs Binge Drinking Has Turned Into an Alcohol Problem

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Is your Friday night tradition going to the bar to drink away your week of workplace worries? When you go out with friends, do you normally wake up on one of their couches because you were too intoxicated to drive home? These regular events might point to a binge-triggered alcohol problem.... Continue reading →

Items to Pack for Drug Rehab

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Drug rehabilitation offers a chance for you to break the hold of addiction. This process is done in a facility that maximizes privacy and security for all patients. Those who undergo drug rehab often live in residences that contain the comforts of home, including beds and laundry services.... Continue reading →

A Look at the Relationship Between Depression and Substance Abuse

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

The relationship between depression and substance abuse often demands that sufferers receive dual diagnosis treatment. These conditions present at the same time due to a myriad of reasons. Depression can cause those who suffer from it to seek relief in drugs or alcohol. They may find that when... Continue reading →

A Look at the Addictive Process In the Body

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Addiction changes multiple aspects of a person’s life, including their physical, emotional, and social health. In particular, it can make an addict physically dependent on his drug of choice. The following information on the addictive process can help to explain why extricating oneself from... Continue reading →

The Relationship Between Substance Abuse and Mental Health

March 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Drug and alcohol abuse is often approached with a dual-diagnosis strategy to address both addiction and mental health disorders. This method is highly successful for long-term treatment, because drug use and mental health problems are closely intertwined. Here is a closer look at this complex... Continue reading →

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