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October 5, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Knowing And Understanding The Strength of Street Drugs

According to its website the “Harm Reduction Coalition was founded in 1993 and incorporated in 1994 by a working group of needle exchange providers, advocates , and drug users.” One of the main goals is to inform families and individuals … Continue reading

September 27, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Staying On Track With Your Recovery This Fall

The fall season (September to December) has arrived and this is the time when it’s crucial to stay motivated and re-fuel your recovery. The “winter blues,” also known as season affective disorder, is a mood disorder characterized by depression that … Continue reading

July 11, 2017
by Staff Writer
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An Estimated 10 Million US Adults Struggle With Mental Illness

According to a recently published article on Medline Plus (HealthDay News), “Nearly 10 million American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number have considered suicide during the past year.” Furthermore, number of Americans abusing alcohol was an … Continue reading

June 15, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Common Date Rape Drugs And The Dangers Behind Them

The three most common date rape drugs are: Rohypnol, GHB, and Ketamine. Streetnames: Forget pill, cherry meth, black hole, and many more. These drugs are very powerful. They can affect you very quickly and without your knowing. The length of … Continue reading

May 12, 2017
by Staff Writer
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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

  Excerpts are courtesy of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Abusers by Linda A. Dimeff, Ph.D. and Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D. “Developed by coauthor Dr. Marsha M. Linehan, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive treatment program whose ultimate goal is … Continue reading

March 14, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Survey Links “Stress And Drug Use” For Young Adults In New Hampshire

Mental health experts often claim that stress and anxiety is often what leads people to drug abuse and addiction. In New Hampshire, a study that focuses on exactly that – the link stress between and drug abuse in young adults … Continue reading

March 7, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Substance Abuse Treatment, The Most Cost-effective Way to Reduce Addiction

Promising Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse US Department of Justice Substance abuse treatment is the most cost-effective way to reduce addiction, improve the health of drug abusers, and relieve the growing burden of drug-related health care costs. With treatment, addicts can get … Continue reading

January 31, 2017
by Staff Writer
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The Two Most Commonly Abused Stimulants

Information is courtesy of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Cocaine Stimulants make people more alert, increase their attention, and raise their blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing. Stimulants come in a variety of forms, including amphetamines, cocaine, … Continue reading

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