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ADDICTION TO NICOTINE

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS

Co-occurring disorders, formerly called “dual diagnoses,” refers to the condition of having a substance addiction and mental health disorder simultaneously. Because people with mental health disorders are more likely to develop a substance addiction in the first place,

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RESEARCH INDICATES THAT CALCIUM MAY HELP US COMBAT SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS

THE CONSEQUENCES OF SUBSTANCE ADDICTION

The compulsive use of a harmful substance is bound to result in negative consequences, some of which may seem quite obvious. However, as a result of the sheer number of consequences that may those struggling with addiction, many

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AVOIDING RELAPSE

Relapse is a common element in many chronic diseases and addiction is no exception. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) estimates that between 40% – 60% of addiction treatment patients suffer some form of relapse. This is

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TYPES OF TREATMENT PROGRAMS

While most professional substance addiction treatment programs contain the same basic elements, the specific details of each program can vary widely. It is important to evaluate each program based on your unique set of interests, circumstances, and situational

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TEEN FROM UTAH WINS OPERATION PREVENTION VIDEO CHALLENGE

COMMON SIGNS OF SUBSTANCE ADDICTION

Addiction is a severely undertreated disease in the United States. While there are many reasons why this is the case, the failure to recognize the signs of addiction in oneself or others undeniably plays a major role. Knowing

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MEDICATIONS THAT CAN EASE NICOTINE WITHDRAWAL

THE PREVALENCE OF ADDICTION IN AMERICA

Despite the social stigma associated with drug and alcohol dependency, addiction is actually an incredibly common disease in the United States. It is important for those who are struggling with addiction to know that they are not alone.

Read More »
ADDICTION TO NICOTINE

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS

Co-occurring disorders, formerly called “dual diagnoses,” refers to the condition of having a substance addiction and mental health disorder simultaneously. Because people with mental health disorders are more likely to develop a substance addiction in the first place,

Read More »
RESEARCH INDICATES THAT CALCIUM MAY HELP US COMBAT SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS

THE CONSEQUENCES OF SUBSTANCE ADDICTION

The compulsive use of a harmful substance is bound to result in negative consequences, some of which may seem quite obvious. However, as a result of the sheer number of consequences that may those struggling with addiction, many

Read More »

AVOIDING RELAPSE

Relapse is a common element in many chronic diseases and addiction is no exception. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) estimates that between 40% – 60% of addiction treatment patients suffer some form of relapse. This is

Read More »

TYPES OF TREATMENT PROGRAMS

While most professional substance addiction treatment programs contain the same basic elements, the specific details of each program can vary widely. It is important to evaluate each program based on your unique set of interests, circumstances, and situational

Read More »
TEEN FROM UTAH WINS OPERATION PREVENTION VIDEO CHALLENGE

COMMON SIGNS OF SUBSTANCE ADDICTION

Addiction is a severely undertreated disease in the United States. While there are many reasons why this is the case, the failure to recognize the signs of addiction in oneself or others undeniably plays a major role. Knowing

Read More »
MEDICATIONS THAT CAN EASE NICOTINE WITHDRAWAL

THE PREVALENCE OF ADDICTION IN AMERICA

Despite the social stigma associated with drug and alcohol dependency, addiction is actually an incredibly common disease in the United States. It is important for those who are struggling with addiction to know that they are not alone.

Read More »