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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Stigma Surrounding Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

In America, as many as 22 million adults and children over the age of 12 years old struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. This translates to 8.5% of the population.

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The Signs Of Denial During Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 5, 2019 7:55:00 PM

 

Denial plays a pivotal role in addiction and goes a long way toward explaining why addicts persist with alcohol or substance abuse despite the many consequences they may face.

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The Intermixing Of Mental Health And Alcohol Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Jul 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Mental health issues and alcohol addiction often appear together in what’s known as a dual diagnosis or a co-occurring disorder.

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Is Addiction A Choice?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Many people when trying to show tough love may say that substance abuse is voluntary, however, we need to look more closely at this: Is addiction a choice?

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Indiana Opioid epidemic

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM
 

The Indiana opioid epidemic has led to the death of thousands of Hoosiers. While the federal government tries to get a handle on the situation, the state government has made its own initiatives to try and curb the crisis.

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State of Addiction: Indiana

Posted by Jackson Bentley on May 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM
 

In 2017 alone, more than 1700 Indiana residents died from drug overdose. While much has been done to fight this crisis within the state, there is always more for community members, business owners, and lawmakers to do in order restore hope and function to thousands of families.

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Recognizing The Signs Of Addiction In Coworkers

Posted by Jackson Bentley on May 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM
 

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, as many as 1 in 13 people in the United States are in need of treatment for substance abuse issues; Some individuals might even recognize the signs of addiction in their loved ones. This translates to an estimated 20.7 million people aged 12 or older.

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State Of Addiction In Kentucky

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Apr 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM
 

DEA Chemists Solve Mystery of Mass Overdoses

A deadly scourge of overdoses rocked the Louisville area in the summer of 2016. Dozens of victims collapsed on the spot, getting rushed to nearby emergency rooms and in some cases not making it. Even longtime cocaine and heroin abusers weren’t immune to the drug’s deadly effects. Thanks to efforts by law enforcement community members and DEA scientists, we now know that the culprit was carfentanil, an elephant tranquilizer.

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How Can A Family Help An Addict

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM
 

Many individuals may wonder how can my family help an addict when they are struggling with an addiction. Families can feel helpless and may not know how they can assist their loved one with the disease that they are suffering from.

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