Substance Abuse Treatment

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Signs of Heroin Withdrawal

Making it through heroin withdrawal can be incredibly difficult. This is because heroin withdrawal symptoms can be quite severe, making it very difficult to cope with the psychological challenges associated with withdrawing from heroin. It is important to understand the difficulty of making it through heroin withdrawal because this can help people to be better …

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Addiction, Mental Health and Your Brain

There’s often more to addiction treatment than just treating addiction. Addiction frequently co-occurs with one or more mental health conditions, and treating them together in a coordinated and integrated way, leads to the best outcomes. Sometimes multiple conditions arise independently, but they’re often connected. There are different ways that substance use disorders and other disorders …

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Is My Loved One Addicted To Meth?

Methamphetamine addiction is a severe problem in the United States. The drug is highly addictive and extremely detrimental to physical and mental health. If you or someone you love is developing a meth addiction, it is vital to seek help as soon as possible. The treatment options available at meth addiction treatment centers can help …

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What Are Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms?

Cocaine addiction is a severe problem in the United States. Long-term cocaine use is hazardous and can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and a higher risk of chronic health issues.  Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug that can cause severe symptoms when you’re withdrawing. But what are cocaine withdrawal symptoms? If you are trying to …

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Common Signs of Anxiety

It can become difficult to live a healthy life when you struggle with an anxiety disorder, like 18.1% of American adults. Untreated anxiety can cause disabling symptoms that prevent you from working, going to school, and living your best life. Initial signs of anxiety warrant early treatment, as symptoms will continue to get worse otherwise. …

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The Effects of Drugs on Oral Health

It’s no secret that drugs can have a significant impact on your health—both mental and physical. But did you know that they can also take a toll on your oral health? Drug use, legal and illegal, can lead to a number of dental problems, including tooth decay, gum disease, and even tooth loss. If you …

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Is Drug Use Aging Me?

It’s a common misconception that drug use only affects young people. However, drug use can have severe consequences for people of all ages. Drug use can lead to physical and mental health problems, and it can also impact your appearance. So, if you’re wondering whether drug use is aging you, the short answer is yes. …

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What Is Experiential Therapy?

What is experiential therapy? It is an effective treatment for both mental health concerns and addiction. It involves a range of tools and activities that help you grow beyond your past experiences. Experiential therapy is not only about what happened to you in the past, but also about how you react to it and how …

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Emotional Effects of Alcohol

The emotional effects of alcohol may include feelings of euphoria, relaxation, pleasure, mood swings, depression, anxiety, sadness, and anger. There are several factors that determine how alcohol affects a person’s emotional state. Furthermore, why a person drinks also factors into how they will feel once they consume alcohol. Constant binge drinking often leads to mental …

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