Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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September 30, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The US Opioid Epidemic Is Affecting NewBorns Too

Newborns addicted to opioids are a tragic thing to see. They experience opioid withdrawal in the first few days and weeks of being born, after the mother herself has been addicted to opioids. In some cases, a mother will take … Continue reading

September 29, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Fear of Seeking Help for Addiction? A Psychotherapist Can Help You

If you or someone you know is suffering from drug abuse or addiction, the best you can do is seek a psychotherapist immediately. However, many people who struggle with addiction hesitate and prolong the search for help, and instead, they … Continue reading

September 28, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Drugs Mixed With Opioids, More dangerous Than Opioids Alone

It’s very important for people to know that drug overdoses, particularly when it comes to opioids, often involve at one other drug, or more. This can be alcohol, a depressant medication, benzodiazepines, over the counter medicines, stimulants, and club drugs. … Continue reading

September 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Holistic Approach Is The New ‘Safe’ Alternative

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain that interferes with their daily lives in general, which is about a third of the population. This stems from the opioid epidemic that has plagued our country for decades. In 2013, over half … Continue reading

September 26, 2016
by Staff Writer
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CDC Fact Sheet: Excessive Alcohol Use and Risks to Women’s Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Although men are more likely to drink alcohol and drink in larger amounts, gender differences in body structure and chemistry cause women to absorb more alcohol, and take longer to break it down and … Continue reading

September 23, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Addiction Treatment For Those Battling Opioid/Painkiller Dependency

Treating an addiction to painkillers goes beyond the initial detox and overcoming withdrawal symptoms, but also, confronting the underlying psychological reasons for abusing opioid drugs. Other than physical dependency, stress and frustration cause many people to rely on painkillers to … Continue reading

September 22, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Mixing Alcohol with Lexapro (An Anti-Depressant)

Lexapro (brand name for esacitalopram oxalate) is a strong antidepressant medication that treats depression and anxiety, and can lead to devastating health consequences when mixed with alcohol, resulting in liver problems, alcohol addiction, and a worsened state of depression and … Continue reading

September 21, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Obama Administration Announces Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week

Excerpt from The White House Office of the Press Secretary Reducing the Supply of Fentanyl: Many of the recent overdoses and deaths in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia have been attributed to synthetic opioids like fentanyl or its analogues, … Continue reading