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The Effects of Domestic Violence and Alcohol

2019-11-15T12:48:07-08:00November 7th, 2019|

Abuse, domestic violence and alcohol have been closely linked for quite some time.  Unfortunately, more than 20 men and women are physically abused every minute in the United States. That’s more than 10 million people each year. Not only does

How to Leave a Drug Addict

2019-09-03T13:55:22-08:00September 3rd, 2019|

There’s no easy way to date or love an addict. Falling for someone might seem fantastic, but when the truth of drug abuse sets in it can become a nightmare. You find yourself wondering, are relationships supposed to suck this

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Fact or Fiction: Could Ibogaine Cure Addiction?

2019-07-24T15:45:50-08:00July 24th, 2019|

Ibogaine extracted from the root of the Iboga shrub in West Africa is being considered as a way to help treat alcohol and drug abuse. Ibogaine is an alkaloid with psychedelic and anti-addictive properties that many people pursue when traveling

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Healing Trauma Throughout Addiction Recovery

2019-07-22T15:18:53-08:00July 22nd, 2019|

Trauma and addiction are both prominent influences in some people’s lives. Trauma can lead to both chemical and behavioral habits that threaten to take over daily aspects of someone’s personality and actions. The two can become so intertwined that to

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How Veterans with Drug Addiction Can Get Help

2019-09-20T14:56:56-08:00July 15th, 2019|

Substance abuse іѕ а ѕіgnіfісаnt рrоblеm аmоng U.S. military veterans. Aссоrdіng tо а ѕtudу рublіѕhеd in thе јоurnаl Substance Abuse and Rеhаbіlіtаtіоn, vеtеrаnѕ аrе mоrе lіkеlу tо binge drink alcohol. Many also rероrt hеаvу alcohol use compared to thеіr nоn-vеtеrаn

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The Truth About Trauma and Addiction

2019-05-27T13:44:15-08:00May 27th, 2019|

How Do Trauma and Addiction Influence Each Other? There are many theories on “what” addiction is and where it truly stems from. But probably one of the most commonly-studied influences in today’s mental health sphere is the relationship between trauma

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36-08:00January 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