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The Benefits of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

While recovery is a relief from active addiction for most people, it isn’t without its own challenges. It can be very stressful for those who are new in recovery to deal with cravings, rebuild relationships, and clean up the wreckage that their addiction caused, all while trying to hang onto their newfound sobriety. Part of […]

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The Health Risks of E-cigarettes for Young People

The Health Risks of E-cigarettes for Young People

Although smoking itself is at an all-time low e-cigarette use has risen steadily Also known as “vaping,” e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, especially among young people. Although smoking itself is at an all-time low according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), e-cigarette use has risen steadily. Surveys reveal that about 24.6 percent […]

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Saying Thanks to Someone Who Supported You During Recovery

Saying Thanks to Someone Who Supported You During Recovery

Research shows that expressing gratitude can actually be good for your health In many cases, addiction recovery is focused on the patient. This is normal and to be expected — after all, the person being treated should be at the center of any recovery effort. However, supportive individuals are key to a lasting recovery. Although […]

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Should We Look At Drug and Alcohol Abuse As a Mental Illness?

Should We Look At Drug and Alcohol Abuse As a Mental Illness?

It took years for healthcare providers to consider alcohol a disease, and a similar battle is being waged over classifying alcohol and drug abuse as a mental illness. Part of the reason is that it can take years for prevailing attitudes to change about an issue, especially when that issue as polarizing as drug and […]

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The Big Truth About Co-Occurring Disorders

The Big Truth About Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-occurring disorders – also known as dual diagnoses – refer to patients who have been diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder and a mental health issue. This often complicates a treatment program, because of the complexities of treating each disorder, especially if the mental health disorder also requires medication. Watch video on Co-occurring disorders So […]

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