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What Are the Symptoms of Xanax Withdrawal?

2019-08-02T10:34:57-07:00August 2nd, 2019|

Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin are all members of a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Also called "benzos" for short, these are drugs that exert specific effects on the body’s central nervous system. Traditionally, benzodiazepines were used to treat a variety

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What Are Some Pros and Cons of Rehab Tourism?

2019-07-31T14:12:15-07:00July 31st, 2019|

Rehab tourism іѕ a "vacation" style of rehab where addicts travel abroad to treat addiction. Americans suffering from substance abuse may find it challenging to afford the cost of U.S. addiction treatment centers and therefore may inquire seeking treatment elsewhere.

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Is It Recreational Pot Smoking or Marijuana Dependency?

2019-07-26T16:35:47-07:00July 26th, 2019|

Today we’re talking all about Cannabis! AKA Marijuana, pot, weed, ganja… The sometimes beautiful but sometimes debilitating substance of choice for many people in the world and especially the United States. As pot becomes decriminalized and legalized in many states,

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How Addiction Affects Abusive Relationships

2019-06-12T12:44:34-07:00June 12th, 2019|

Why Are Abusive Relationships and Addiction Linked? Abusive relationships can take many forms and incorporate multiple types of abuse. Many onlookers tend to wonder why a victim of an abusive relationship simply does not leave, while others point to drugs

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Tips for Staying Sober at a Music Festival

2019-06-04T16:14:37-07:00June 5th, 2019|

It's finally June, which means festival season is right around the corner. This can be an exciting time for a lot of music lovers and festival fans, but what if you're newly sober? Should you simply not go to that

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Are You Addicted to Your Phone?

2019-05-20T16:47:01-07:00May 20th, 2019|

How to Get Rid of Phone Addiction If you spend several hours of your time each day scrolling through your phone, you’re far from the only one. This is a problem that many people experience. It's likely that you could

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Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

2019-05-20T16:31:14-07:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Codependency? Whether or not you identify yourself as codependent, you are likely familiar with its definition in one way or another. Being in a codependent relationship is actually quite common. A lot of us have at least one

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Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13-07:00January 30th, 2019|

Many adults old enough to have teens in the household will recall the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) campaign of the ‘80s, initially launched through a partnership between the LAPD and LAUSD.  Incredibly, the program has been around for 35