What Is A Dry Drunk?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Getting treatment treatment for alcohol or drug abuse is a big step, but there will definitely be roadblocks along the way. It is important to understand that these problems that can get in the way of your sobriety are only temporary impediments on life-long journey.

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Topics: Alcohol

Why Do People Smoke?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

For those of us that don’t smoke or use tobacco, it may be hard to understand why someone else would start using and not stop but trying to answer the question “why do people smoke?” can be a bit complex. There are several factors that can bring someone to use cigarettes or tobacco for the first time such as curiosity, peer pressure, or more. And, unfortunately, after trying cigarettes and tobacco for the first time, it can lead to chronic use and an inability to quit.

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Topics: Drug

This Week In Recovery: August 16, 2019

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry.

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Clinical Column: How To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs

Posted by Dr Sarah Johnson on Aug 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM

 

Back to school means shopping for supplies, clothes, new shoes and preparing kids for the upcoming year. New classes, new sports teams and new friends are some of the exciting “news” that arrive every fall. Unfortunately, there are also new opportunities for kids to be exposed to drugs.

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Topics: Clinical Column

How To Quit Smoking Marijuana

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Aug 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Marijuana is becoming more prevalent across the country, with many states legalizing the substance, it is important to learn more about what effects marijuana can have on you and how to quit smoking marijuana if needed. While marijuana becomes more accepted as a medication, people should understand that there still is an addictive potential for this substance.

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Topics: Drug

How To Quit Chewing Tobacco

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Despite the publicity prescription and illicit drugs get, it is the legal substances that are actually most harmful to the body. Tobacco and alcohol are two of the most widely used substances in the United States, and the most deadly. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. Furthermore, cigarette smoking is responsible for almost half a million deaths per year in the United States.

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Topics: Drug

Brooke Mueller Checks Into Trauma Center Amid Sobriety Struggles

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 12, 2019 3:51:53 PM

 

Actress and celebrity Brooke Mueller checked herself into a trauma and rehabilitation center last week as she deals with struggles related to sobriety.

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Topics: Addiction

How Long Do Opioids Stay In Your System

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Whether it is oxycodone, hydrocodone, heroin, morphine, or some other opiate, these opioids and other substances tend to stay in your body for some time after you use them. It is important to learn more about these types of drugs as they have become a common place in American society, with opioids being prescribed at astonishingly high rates which has lead to the substances causing the deaths of many Americans.

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Topics: Drug

This Week In Recovery: August 9, 2019

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry.

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Clinical Column:The Need For Effective Medicaid SUD Treatment

Posted by Charley Melson on Aug 8, 2019 1:38:09 PM

 

Medicaid has been a staple topic in the media for years, with an ongoing debate regarding its policies. Medicaid is a lifeline to millions of Americans who would not otherwise have access to essential care to promote health and well-being. The implications of Medicaid services extend past healthcare and trickles down into various aspects of public well-being.

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Topics: Clinical Column

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