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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 or …

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Get Moving! Does Physical Exercise Help Depression and Addiction?

Today, we are going to discuss how exercise help depression and addiction. But before we get into all of that, did you ever participate in a talent show as a kid? Maybe you danced. Maybe you performed magic tricks. Maybe—like me—you wowed the crowd with your lip-sync skills. (If only everyone could be so cool). Picture it: Opening …

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How to Deal With Weight Gain After Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery comes with all sorts of losses and gains. Including weight gain after addiction recovery.You may drop unhealthy habits and create rewarding routines, part ways with old friends and make new ones, and trade substance-induced confidence for true self-confidence that only comes from within. And, yeah, you might unburden yourself from the weight of addiction and …

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What Happens in Substance Use Treatment?

My husband and I joke—but in that partially-truthful way—that we’ll watch Breaking Bad with our boys before they become teenagers in hopes of warding off any interest in drugs. Jesse Pinkman’s character arc alone is enough to do the job. But what about sobriety? Do movies, books and TV shows offer an honest portrayal of addiction, substance …

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Addiction Treatment and the Great Outdoors

Addiction Treatment and The Great Outdoors: Finding Healing in NatureMost of us know from experience that getting into the great outdoors can lift our mood and help us feel better physically and mentally. Research proves that our instincts are right and that getting outside is good for us. For people with addiction issues, both addiction …

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In Recovery for Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Nutrition Matters

The importance of nutrition is often overlooked in the recovery process. If you’re eating enough to maintain your weight, you may assume you’re getting everything you need, but that may not be true. “Recovery” means gaining back what you’ve lost, and in addiction, one of the things that people have often lost is nutritional balance. Your …

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Addiction and Social Stigmas

Addiction is challenging, and the stigma that surrounds it makes it even harder to manage. Social stigma, sometimes called public stigma, occurs when people have negative prejudices and stereotypes about a particular group, and unfortunately, people with addiction often find themselves in that category. Of the 18 most stigmatized conditions, illicit drug use disorder tops …

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Promoting The Stigma Against Addiction

Are You Promoting Addiction Stigma?

Words have power. What we say about addiction impacts the stigma around it. Saying words like “addicts,” “alcoholic” or even “drug-fueled” can cause problems. Stigma can lead a person to keep their addiction a secret. They may also avoid seeking help. You may not even be aware that you are promoting stigma, but a mindful approach …

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Signs of Codeine Addiction

It’s a shame when people use a useful substance like codeine as a weapon with which to hurt themselves. We see it all the time in our The Right Step Hill Country addiction treatment center in San Antonio, Texas. Clients check into rehab with serious physical, mental, and personal problems because of codeine addiction. Sometimes, …

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