Is Substance Abuse in College Higher in Greek Life?

Posted by Neil Appleby on Oct 8, 2019 7:54:00 AM

 

Substance abuse takes many forms on campus but do members of Greek letter societies really drink and use drugs more than the average student?

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Signs of Addiction in Young Adults

Posted by Neil Appleby on Oct 1, 2019 10:57:00 AM

 

When you’re bringing up children, it’s pointless pretending the teenage years are not fraught with trouble but is it inevitable you’ll be looking for signs of addiction or is this less common than you might fear?

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Addiction Recovery Tips For Families

Posted by Neil Appleby on Sep 17, 2019 2:06:48 PM

 

Addiction is sadly commonplace these days meaning addiction recovery is something experienced by millions of families each year. Luckily, there are some addiction recovery tips that may prove to be helpful for overcoming this illness.

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Addiction And Drug Rehabs In Indianapolis

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 16, 2019 12:46:13 PM

 

States like Indiana and Kentucky have seen the full effects of the opioid crisis and the drug epidemic that has hit the country and led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans. Between rural and urban areas around the country and in those states, nobody is safe. Luckily, organizations that have drug rehabs in Indianapolis and other urban areas are there to help people overcome their substance abuse problems.

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Google Launches New Addiction Recovery Website

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 12, 2019 3:29:03 PM

 

Google has launched a new website that it’s calling “Recover Together”. The website aggregates recovery resources, including treatment locations, addiction information, personal testimonies, and more to help those who are struggling with substance abuse find the support that they need.

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Does Genetics Play A Role In Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Sep 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Addiction is a struggle faced daily by millions. According to the US Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, one out of seven Americans will struggle with addiction at some point. The same study reports that of those suffering from addictions, only 10 percent receive treatment.

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How To Help A Child With An Addiction

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

If you are worried that your loved one may be at risk for abusing drugs, you may be correct. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, people are most likely to begin abusing drugs, including tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs, during adolescence and young adulthood. By the time someone is a senior in high school, 70 percent will have tried alcohol, 50 percent will have taken an illegal drug, and nearly 40 percent will have smoked a cigarette.

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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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