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staying sober while traveling

Staying Sober While Traveling

For those in early recovery, there are many recovery milestones or “firsts” to experience. The first time you travel, for business or pleasure, is one that can be exciting yet equally anxiety provoking. It can also present additional

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LGBTQIA+

LGBTQIA+ and Addiction

According to the results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), people from the LGBTQIA+ community are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to use illicit drugs and more likely to suffer from a substance

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polysubstance abuse

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

Polysubstance abuse occurs when someone abuses more than one substance at a time. The substance abuse can occur simultaneously or at different times. A person can take two substances at the same time to produce an additive or

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post-acute withdrawal syndrome

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Signs and Symptoms

When someone is in early recovery from alcohol or other substance use, they may experience these lingering effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal can occur in two phases: acute withdrawal (commonly known as detox) and Post-Acute Withdrawal

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substance abuse in the elderly

Substance Abuse in the Elderly

Of the approximate 55 million older adults in the US, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) nearly 1 million adults over the age of 65 live with a substance use disorder (SUD). Unfortunately the issue

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benefits of Al-Anon

Benefits of Al-Anon Meetings

There are several benefits of Al-Anon that can help families struggling with the disease of addiction. Alcoholism is a family disease and often impacts members of the family in different ways. One of the primary misconceptions about addiction

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staying sober while traveling

Staying Sober While Traveling

For those in early recovery, there are many recovery milestones or “firsts” to experience. The first time you travel, for business or pleasure, is one that can be exciting yet equally anxiety provoking. It can also present additional

Read More »
LGBTQIA+

LGBTQIA+ and Addiction

According to the results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), people from the LGBTQIA+ community are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to use illicit drugs and more likely to suffer from a substance

Read More »
polysubstance abuse

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

Polysubstance abuse occurs when someone abuses more than one substance at a time. The substance abuse can occur simultaneously or at different times. A person can take two substances at the same time to produce an additive or

Read More »
post-acute withdrawal syndrome

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Signs and Symptoms

When someone is in early recovery from alcohol or other substance use, they may experience these lingering effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal can occur in two phases: acute withdrawal (commonly known as detox) and Post-Acute Withdrawal

Read More »
substance abuse in the elderly

Substance Abuse in the Elderly

Of the approximate 55 million older adults in the US, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) nearly 1 million adults over the age of 65 live with a substance use disorder (SUD). Unfortunately the issue

Read More »
benefits of Al-Anon

Benefits of Al-Anon Meetings

There are several benefits of Al-Anon that can help families struggling with the disease of addiction. Alcoholism is a family disease and often impacts members of the family in different ways. One of the primary misconceptions about addiction

Read More »