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Why is Medically Supported Detox So Important? 

2019-07-03T14:26:49-07:00July 7th, 2019|

Withdrawing from drugs or alcohol can be extremely uncomfortable and even life-threatening, but a holistic, medical approach to detox makes it possible for those experiencing addiction to recover in relative comfort and with minimized risks to their health. Here’s how

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LGBTQ+ Drug Use Statistics & Solutions: Your Support Matters

2019-07-01T15:50:38-07:00July 3rd, 2019|

Compared to the rest of the population, drug use is much more prevalent in the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community. It is estimated that up to 30 percent of the LGBTQ+ abuse drugs. This higher rate of

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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

What is Drug Addiction?

2019-05-20T16:07:08-07:00May 8th, 2019|

What is Drug Addiction? How Can You Tell if Someone Might Be Addicted? Drug addiction is something that’s regularly misunderstood by people all over the world. When you hear someone has a drug addiction, you tend to blame them right

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Most Common Signs of Drug Addiction

2019-05-20T16:06:18-07:00March 25th, 2019|

Drug Addiction Signs & Risks Are you being affected by the worry that someone in your life is falling into drug addiction? Drug addiction is a difficult reality for many people in the United States-- a reality that can be

What Are the Side Effects of Cocaine?

2019-05-01T14:56:53-07:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Cocaine? Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs in the United States as well as the world. It’s a powerful stimulant drug, meaning it increases alertness and awareness in the mind. Cocaine is by far the most

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Addiction is one of the most difficult disorders to understand. People blame it on everything from a lack of morals to heredity, thrill-seeking to escape reality, immaturity, selfishness – the list is nearly endless because it’s human nature to want

Why Relapse Doesn’t Mean You Failed

2019-04-29T11:37:54-07:00January 28th, 2019|

A person who has never suffered from addiction can find it hard to understand a cycle of recovery and relapse.  Think about this, though.  Have you ever tried a diet for weight loss?  Many people lose weight, stop their diet,