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Common Myths About Addiction +

Common Myths About Addiction

Unfortunately, there are countless misconceptions about both addicts and how addiction works. Here are a few misconceptions and the truths that lie behind them: Myth: Addiction is a Choice Ignorant people love to argue about this and will do so until they’re blue in the face. They’ll say that it was originally the now-addict’s choice

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Crystal Meth Use and Addiction +

Crystal Meth Use and Addiction

Although most drugs spread from the city to rural areas, the stimulant crystal methamphetamine has the opposite effect. Crystal meth has its roots in rural areas because of the way it is produced. However, first we’ll look at a brief history of the drug. Crystal Meth’s History of Use and Exposure in America Methamphetamine was

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The Link Between Trauma & Substance Abuse +

The Link Between Trauma & Substance Abuse

HOW IS “TRAUMA” DEFINED? “Trauma” is a term that refers to an individual’s “emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster.” However, trauma can result from many other influential experiences, some of which include grief, neglect, terrorism, displacement, physical abuse, going to war, witnessing violence, and even being bullied. Trauma can be

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Key Principles of Addiction Treatment +

Key Principles of Addiction Treatment

Top 5 Key Principles of Addiction Treatment Breaking free of addiction is an important, potentially life-saving, decision that should be taken seriously. Drug rehab or alcohol rehab programs provide the opportunity to escape addiction for good and to embrace a healthy lifestyle free of substance abuse and its accompanying problems. However, anyone who is considering

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Life in recovery | Steps to Take to Stay Clean +

Life in recovery | Steps to Take to Stay Clean

Steps to Take to Stay Clean Addiction is a difficult situation to break whether it’s alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling, shopping or unhealthy relationship habits. However, there is a way to conquer it and stay clean for the rest of your life. Long-term success requires adherence to a strategy that will protect you from getting drawn

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Long Term Effects of Vicodin +

Long Term Effects of Vicodin

Long Term Effects of Vicodin Vicodin is an opioid and part of prescription drugs used as a painkiller. Its ingredients include; • Hydrocodone • A synthetic opioid • AcetaminophenBefore getting this prescription drug, you should know that the hydrocodone could be addictive while acetaminophen can be fatal and cause liver damage in some instances. Although

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