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What Is a Diversion Program? What You Need to Know

2021-06-16T09:50:39-07:00

What Is a Diversion Program? What You Need to Know The US is notorious for putting people in prison. The country makes up for less than 5% of the world's population, but 25% of the incarcerated population of the world. If you find yourself facing potential jail [...]

What Is a Diversion Program? What You Need to Know2021-06-16T09:50:39-07:00

What Is Doctor Shopping and Is It Illegal?

2021-06-09T16:47:18-07:00

What Is Doctor Shopping and Is It Illegal? Picture this situation: someone visits a doctor for pain medication. They soon go to another doctor for more medication. The cycle of medicating through different doctors just keeps continuing. This practice is known as 'doctor shopping. Not only is [...]

What Is Doctor Shopping and Is It Illegal?2021-06-09T16:47:18-07:00

The Dangers of Addiction Substitution

2021-06-02T11:59:49-07:00

The Dangers of Addiction Substitution There is a pervasive danger with individuals that have substance abuse issues. This danger usually flies under the radar and is known as addiction substitution. Addiction substitution, or addiction replacement, occurs when an individual enters recovery and begins to compulsively abuse other [...]

The Dangers of Addiction Substitution2021-06-02T11:59:49-07:00

Just How Effective Are Fentanyl Test Strips?

2021-05-26T11:04:16-07:00

Just How Effective Are Fentanyl Test Strips? More than 87,000 Americans have died as a result of drug overdose between September 2019 and September 2020. That's more than any yearly total since the 1990s when the opioid epidemic began. Overdose from the synthetic opioid fentanyl, in particular, [...]

Just How Effective Are Fentanyl Test Strips?2021-05-26T11:04:16-07:00

How Alcohol Abuse and Premature Aging Share the Same Path

2021-05-19T16:49:17-07:00

How Alcohol Abuse and Premature Aging Share the Same Path Do you know the effects of alcohol abuse? There are probably some that spring to mind, like liver problems, memory loss, and behavior changes. Long-term alcohol abuse definitely doesn't leave you untouched. But, did you know that too much alcohol can also cause [...]

How Alcohol Abuse and Premature Aging Share the Same Path2021-05-19T16:49:17-07:00

The Benefits of Traveling to Orange County for Rehab

2021-05-12T11:20:27-07:00

The Benefits of Traveling to Orange County for Rehab Addiction is a disease that should be taken very seriously. It’s something that can happen to anyone at any time, and it often needs professional help to overcome. If you or a loved one has tried to overcome addiction without help, you may now [...]

The Benefits of Traveling to Orange County for Rehab2021-05-12T11:20:27-07:00

Differences and Similarities of a 12 Step Program and Addiction Treatment

2021-05-05T14:14:28-07:00

Differences and Similarities of a 12 Step Program and Addiction Treatment Did you know that every year over five million people start attending a 12 Step program or addiction treatment? Seeking help through addiction treatment or 12 Step recovery programs is very common, and both have helped [...]

Differences and Similarities of a 12 Step Program and Addiction Treatment2021-05-05T14:14:28-07:00

Prescription Drugs: Why Worry?

2021-01-18T11:12:46-08:00

Someone who begins abusing prescription drugs are no different than those who are addicted to heroin, cocaine or any other illegal drug. Anyone, particularly those with a history of addiction, that uses prescription drugs may become dependent on them which can result in negative consequences. When someone is abusing prescription drugs, the medication can [...]

Prescription Drugs: Why Worry?2021-01-18T11:12:46-08:00

The Truth About Relationships In Early Recovery

2021-01-18T11:12:47-08:00

Addicts look outside of themselves to soothe themselves internally. When the substances are removed, the recovering person may look to other things outside of themselves to regulate their feelings and increase self-esteem. Relationships can be used in this way in early recovery. For this reason, relationships in early recovery can become consuming, can pose [...]

The Truth About Relationships In Early Recovery2021-01-18T11:12:47-08:00
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