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Relapse prevention planning for addiction to alcohol and substance abuse

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Let’s discuss what causes a relpase Overcoming drug or alcohol addiction is a long process with many steps. After stopping substance abuse or drinking alcohol, going through withdrawal and completing an addiction recovery program, you or an addict you know will need to fight against relapse. Understanding relapse and knowing how to prevent it is an essential part of addiction recovery. The Three Stages of Addiction Recovery Relapse Relapse isn’t
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Baby Boomers and Drug Abuse: What Does this Mean for Their Healthcare?

Aug 8th, 2012 | By

For Baby Boomers, aging doesn’t just mean early bird dinners and retirement funds. It might also mean drug abuse. In a recent survey released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), admissions for substance abuse programs increased in the years between 2002 and 2007 for Baby Boomers, and presently show no sign of stopping. Boomers – who are typically aged between 48 and 66 (as of 2012),
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Mothers and Drug Addiction

Jul 20th, 2012 | By

Many moms face nothing more serious than an addiction to a morning cup of coffee or a bag of their favorite chocolate. But for some mothers, addiction to drugs – either illegal or prescription – is ruining their lives, and the lives of their families as well. What may start as a way to escape the pain – physical or emotional — of day-to-day life can become a life-threatening illness
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Are Baby Boomers More Susceptible to Drug Abuse and rehab treatment?

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

A study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed some surprising statistics about baby boomers and drug abuse. The Baby Boomer age group, which ranges in age from 66 down to 48 (as of 2012), showed an increase in drug use and drug abuse in the years between 2002 and 2007. The study covered admissions data provided by the SAMHSA, which is part of the U.S.
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Five signs of bath salt addiction and rehab treatment for recovery

Jun 30th, 2012 | By

Bath Salts, also known as White Dove, Cloud-9 and other commercial names, are powerful psychoactive drugs that are growing in popularity. Since the ingredients that go into these synthetically made products aren’t well known and aren’t yet regulated, bath salts are being sold legally and inexpensively at smoke shops, online and elsewhere. The intensity of the high, the cheap price and the availability have led to a skyrocketing number of
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