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Substance Abuse Prevention for Teenagers

Teenage Substance Abuse

Teenagers are more likely to try experimenting with substances than adults are, and the consequences of doing so can be long-lasting. In fact, studies show that people who begin using substances at a young age are much more likely to become addicted later in life. Preventing teens from using drugs or alcohol is essential because […]

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The Risks of Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

The Risks of Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

Addiction doesn’t discriminate. It can affect anyone from anywhere with any type of background, family life, race, gender, or ethnicity – including pregnant women. When a woman who is addicted to drugs or alcohol becomes pregnant, it is usually not a time of joy and excitement as it is for other mothers-to-be. The dangers of […]

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What You Need to Know About Naloxone

What You Need to Know About Naloxone

The opioid epidemic in the U.S. is in full swing. In 2016 there were more deaths from drug overdoses than any other year previously, and almost two-thirds of those deaths involved opioids. Every day, there are over 100 American lives claimed by opioid overdose. In 2016, there were approximately 13,500 deaths related to heroin use, […]

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4 Reasons Travel is Helpful in Recovery

4 Reasons Travel is Helpful in Recovery

There is a wealth of benefits that you experience from getting clean and sober and living a life of recovery from addiction. Just one of those benefits is that you get to know and experience new things and new passions. When you are in active addiction, it’s unlikely that you spend any time at all […]

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4 Ways to Deal with Anger in Recovery

4 Ways to Deal with Anger in Recovery

Anger is a universal feeling that everyone has from time to time. People typically feel it when they perceive that they have been wronged or mistreated in some way. There are times, of course, that anger is justified, but more often it is a function of fear that the individual is feeling. Excessive anger can […]

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