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09
Aug

Can Seeking Alcohol Treatment Help My DUI Charge?

If you have been stopped by police and charged with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs) offense, you may be wondering whether seeking professional treatment will help. Before you make a decision about when and where to seek help for substance abuse, your best bet is to get some professional advice...
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25
Jul

Art Therapy for Healing Addiction

It wouldn’t be much of a stretch to describe someone with a substance abuse issue as being a person who holds a lot of emotions inside. In fact, one of the common reasons cited for starting to use drugs or alcohol is to cope with negative emotions. Learning healthy ways to process your feelings is...
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25
Jun

How to Tell the New Person You are Dating About Your Recovery

If you are in recovery, it’s normal that at some point you’ll want to think about dating. Once you meet someone you like and the relationship looks like it might have some traction, you’ll start thinking about how to tell the new person you are dating about your recovery. Before you sit down to have...
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23
May

Need a New Book to Read? Check Out These Powerful Addiction and Recovery Memoirs

Reading is so much more than just a temporary distraction from the reality of your daily life. The books you choose can help you gain a new perspective on your own struggles or better understand what the people you care about are going through. Addiction and recovery have long been popular themes in the memoir...
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14
May

5 Ways to Prevent Relapse After Leaving Treatment

At first glance, you may think the initial stages of drug and alcohol treatment are the most challenging part of getting clean and sober. Once someone “graduates” from rehab, they must have recovery figured out and it’s smooth sailing from then on, right? Wrong! Life after leaving rehab can be very challenging for addicts who...
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26
Apr

Adderall Addiction: What You Need to Know

Adderall is a medication that has become synonymous with college students looking to get better grades, but it’s much more than just a “smart pill” and must be treated with respect. Anyone thinking about taking Adderall without a prescription or at higher doses than prescribed by their doctor is putting themselves at risk for addiction...
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11
Apr

Codependency and Substance Abuse Influence Family Relationships

Most people would agree that loving someone means being prepared to be part of their life during good and bad times. When someone we care about is facing a personal challenge, we step up to do whatever we can to help them. Our hope is that the people we are closest to would do the...
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26
Mar

Opioid Abuse in Tennessee: Issues and Possible Solutions

There’s no question that substance abuse is a major problem in Tennessee. Substance use disorder costs the state $2 billion annually. Opioid Deaths in Tennessee In 2016, the opioid overdose death rate was 18.1 per 100,000 people in Tennessee, representing a loss of 1,186 lives. This figure was higher than the national average, which was...
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15
Mar

Depression and Addiction: How These Dual Diagnosis Conditions are Alike

When someone is living with depression and an addiction, they are said to have a dual diagnosis. This term identifies that the client has two concerns that need to be addressed and treated. Each one on their own is a serious concern; however, when they are present at the same time, they represent a potentially...
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