Drug Addiction Treatment

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Signs of Opioid Dependence

If you’ve had an injury or surgery, you may have been prescribed opioids to manage pain. However, you may have also been surprised at what happens as you heal. It may only take a short period of misuse before signs of opioid dependence arise. You may not realize how much you’ve relied on opioids until …

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Drug Rehab Activities

A residential rehab should feel like a home away from home, with plenty of activities and socializing to help keep patients engaged in their treatment. Such activities should provide patients with tactile and positive experiences to help them feel good about themselves and their treatment progress.When patients feel good about themselves, they are more likely …

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How Do I Know If I’m a Drug Addict

It can be difficult to know if you are a drug addict. Many people deny that they have a problem, even when their drug use is causing them serious harm. If you are worried that you may be addicted to drugs, getting help as soon as possible is essential. There are many signs that can …

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Debunking Common Myths About Drugs

Drug use is often glamorized in movies and TV shows, tied to cultural norms, and accepted in many segments of society. As such, it is easy to see why people believe myths about drugs instead of finding out the facts. Peer pressure and clever marketing often influence a person’s views about drugs, thus leading them …

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What Makes Prescription Opioids So Dangerous?

The issue of prescription opioids, their ready availability, and their rampant abuse is common in American news and public health discussions. The problem of prescription opioid addiction is so bad in the United States that it has been called an epidemic and national crisis.The need for opioid addiction treatment resources has never been greater. Despite …

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Benefits of Family Therapy and Addiction Treatment

If your loved one is living with addiction, it can be hard to wrap your head around their behavior. You may see how it affects your life and realize you’re also struggling to cope. If it’s time for addiction treatment, then it is time to explore the benefits of family therapy.A family therapy program can …

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CBT Plays Large Role in Substance Abuse Treatment

When you finally take that brave, bold step toward substance abuse treatment and recovery, you want to know you’re walking in the right direction. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a proven, evidence-based therapy that has helped millions stay on the path of recovery. CBT for substance abuse treatment can help you or a loved one …

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Fun Sober Activities for Summer

Since addiction causes a lifetime of symptoms, recovery requires finding ways to manage your life without relying on drugs and alcohol. During addiction, life revolves around substances, and most of your socializing centers around alcohol and drug use. That can mean finding fun, sober activities after alcohol addiction treatment and recovery can be challenging.Addiction is …

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Understanding Opioid Epidemic Statistics

Opioids are potent drugs that alleviate pain and provide a euphoric sensation. Both legal, prescribed medications and illicit drugs are classified as opioids. Some of the most common are:HeroinFentanylOxycodone (OxyContin)MorphineHydrocodone (Vicodin)According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 90 people die from an opioid overdose each day. In addition, nearly two million people abuse …

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When Will Prescription Pain Medicine Become a Problem?

Pain is just a part of the aging experience. As we age, things just hurt – sometimes for no apparent reason. Younger people also experience pain, but it is most commonly after an injury or surgical procedure. Nonetheless, the occasional headache or muscle ache is a common experience for almost everyone. American society has become …

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