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Is My Loved One an Alcoholic? The Signs of Alcoholism

A common question for those with little experience of living with alcoholics – Is my loved one an alcoholic? If you suspect that your loved one is deep into heavy drinking, observe them for some basic warning signs and symptoms. Sometimes you may fail to notice when someone close to you is battling alcoholism until …

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Do I Need THC Addiction Treatment?

The recent legalization of marijuana in many jurisdictions has led to its increased use for both medicinal as well as recreational purposes. Not all the effects of marijuana use have been positive.  If your life or the life of someone you love has been affected by the use of marijuana, you may ask, “do I …

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Benefiting From Individualized Care

Every person is different, and so is their road into addiction — and out of it. That’s one reason a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction treatment simply doesn’t work well for everyone. Yes, every person entering a rehab program wants to break the cycle of addiction and prepare themselves to live a sober and more positive …

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What Is An Addiction Specialist?

Treating drug addiction is a skill that takes training, practice, and patience. If you’ve ever wondered what an addiction specialist does, you’re not alone. With so many different titles around, it can be challenging. It’s a good time to clear up any confusion so you know what you’re getting into and who you’ll be dealing …

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Addiction and Physical Health Amid COVID-19

There are a lot of ways to protect yourself from viruses, bacteria, and other types of infection. With the current COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic spreading around the globe, it’s more important than ever to focus on increasing that level of protection. Among the options for doing that is breaking free of addiction and living a life that’s …

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What is THC?

If you’re going to ask the question “What is THC?” it’s best to ask the man who discovered it. In 1964 Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, an Israeli organic chemist, isolated the active compound tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, from the Cannabis sativa plant. Now a professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mechoulam has been …

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