Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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December 30, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Neuroimaging May Help Predict Alcohol/Drug Abuse

For decades, brain images through ‘neuroimaging’ have helped scientists better understand the inner-workings of human behavior and cognition. According to a recent study, researchers are digging deeper into the question of whether or not we are able to predict future behavior of … Continue reading

December 29, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Deadly Record of Heroin/Fentanyl Overdoses in Manatee County

The year 2015 sadly left behind many victims in Manatee County, Florida, where over 150 people died from heroin overdose in 2015, which is an estimated doubled increase since 2014. Both heroin and fentanyl are being widely abused in different … Continue reading

December 28, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Loving Someone Who Is Addicted To Drugs

Loving someone who is addicted to drugs is a tough experience.  Imagine: you are constantly thinking about the person’s well being, and other abnormal behavioral changes (such as emotional detachment), as well as the physical condition of the addict. Nothing … Continue reading

December 23, 2015
by Lets-Do-It
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Widespread Brain Damage Can Be Reversed in Recovered Alcoholics

Published in December 2014, a study led by Catherine Fortier (a neurologist at the VA Boston Healthcare System) indicates that recovering alcoholics can develop widespread brain damage, though it can be reversed if they get sober before the age of 50. One of the … Continue reading

December 22, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Giving Back in Recovery During the Holiday Season

When you really think about it, qualities of recovery and the “holiday season” have much in common: a time to reflect on the year, appreciate family and friends, and feel grateful for even the small things we cherish in our lives. Recovering individuals … Continue reading

December 21, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Do I Have The Right Social Support for Recovery?

When an individual is recovering from addiction, and he or she is using “social support” as a means to maintain strength, encouragement and focus, it’s important to make sure the people who are helping you are there when you need … Continue reading

December 18, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Inspirational Message of the Week

Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over, instead of craving control over what you don’t. For information regarding addiction treatment and insurance coverage, please call 866-910-0417

December 18, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Doctors Not Explaining the Risks of Opioid Use to Patients

American researchers are finding that many patients who go to the emergency room are not fully aware, or are not fully understanding of the dependence and addiction risks linked to opioid painkillers. Opioid medications are often used in the emergency … Continue reading