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What is the Root Cause of Addiction?

2020-03-18T17:41:47-07:00February 17th, 2020|

Drug and alcohol addiction is a compulsive disorder that leads an individual to seek drugs and alcohol habitually. But how does that addiction start? There are many theories and opinions about the root cause of addiction. According to SAMHSA, the

How Did Prop 36 In California Help?

2020-03-18T17:41:48-07:00January 20th, 2020|

In the state of California, you might get your drug-related criminal charges dismissed if you complete a drug treatment program as approved by a court. Proposition 36 is one drug diversion in California, which allows your charges to be dropped

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Codependency Recovery: Does It Work?

2020-03-18T17:41:48-07:00January 9th, 2020|

Across the United States, an estimated 40 million people exhibit codependent behavior. Most of the people in this group are women, who are at a higher risk of entering a pattern of codependency. However, this condition does not discriminate. Anyone

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Teen Drug Abuse: Signs and Treatment

2020-03-18T17:41:49-07:00December 23rd, 2019|

Drug abuse bу tееnаgеrѕ іѕ соmmоn, whісh саn lеаd tо dіѕаѕtrоuѕ соnѕеquеnсеѕ іn thе futurе. A lаrgе рrороrtіоn оf dеаthѕ іn реорlе bеtwееn 15 аnd 24 аrе rероrtеdlу соnnесtеd іn ѕоmе wау tо drug or alcohol abuse. Suсh abuse аlѕо

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Why Do Addicts Relapse? Know the Triggers

2020-03-18T17:41:49-07:00December 19th, 2019|

Between 40 and 60 percent of addicts relapse while in recovery from drug addiction, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This means that, for every two people who seek drug addiction treatment or abstain from substance abuse for

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