Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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October 30, 2015
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Addiction Treatment for Alcoholism

As most experts in addiction treatment know by now, a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction treatment is too good to be true. It’s wishful thinking, because at the end of the day, there are millions of people with different types of … Continue reading

October 29, 2015
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NIDA Science Spotlight – “Cannabis Effects on Driving Performance”

The National Institute on Drug Abuse conducted a study that showed how marijuana can affect one’s driving, and whether or not it can cause serious danger for those behind the wheel, as well as civilians not on the road. Realistically … Continue reading

October 28, 2015
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SAMHSA on “Evidence-Based Treatments”

“Individual and group counseling, medication treatments, and supportive services are evidence-based treatments that can be offered by providers individually or jointly. Depending on the type of service, some or all of these can be offered in a variety of settings. … Continue reading

October 27, 2015
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Specialized Addiction Treatment Programs for First-Responders

Emergency first responders, which includes EMT’s (emergency medical technician), firemen, police officers and even combat veterans are expected to handle high stress, anxiety and disturbing images of people being injured, dying, emotionally fuelled, and in two words: “daily chaos.” They … Continue reading

October 26, 2015
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Specific Populations and Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse

Although prescription drug abuse and misuse affects people of all ages, backgrounds and economic status, there are some specific populations that tend to be more vulnerable or susceptible to abuse. The rate of nonmedical use of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs was … Continue reading

October 23, 2015
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Inspirational Message of the Week

Sometimes you have to forget what’s gone, appreciate what remains, and look forward to what’s coming next. For information regarding addiction treatment and insurance coverage, please call  866-910-0417

October 23, 2015
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Heavy Drinking Weakens Your Immunity to Colds

According to research studies, binge drinking can make people more susceptible to the common cold and other infections, while moderate drinking can actually help prevent common illnesses. The reason why too much drinking can cause harm to your body is … Continue reading

October 22, 2015
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Should the Smartphone Generation Fear Addiction?

The smartphone generation has arrived, and many wonder how far this phone-obsessed generation can go. Everywhere you look, teens, young adults, and now even seniors are getting hooked on their phones. And who can blame them, smartphones are the new … Continue reading

October 21, 2015
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Predicting the State of Elderly Addiction Treatment for 2020

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), “…by 2020, the number of older people who need substance abuse treatment will increase from 1.7 million in 2003, to 4.4 million.” Many researchers who study the drug habits … Continue reading