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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment

What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment? Imagine how hard it is to live with a substance use disorder (SUD). Now think about how much harder that would be if you also had a mental illness! Just one or the other is bad enough, but having both disorders…
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About Coke Mouth and Cocaine Addiction Treatment

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How Cocaine Drug Abuse Affects Your Mouth When we think of cocaine we may conjure up the 1980s, the decade known for coke abuse. Although cocaine use was rampant back then, it slid out of favor when the drug trade was more strictly enforced.…
Opana Withdrawal

Oxymorphone—Opana Withdrawal Symptoms

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Opana, the brand name for oxymorphone hydrochloride, is a powerful narcotic used to manage moderate to severe pain. As with other prescription opioids, Opana is a highly addictive drug. Even those patients who take Opana as prescribed can find…
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Shaking Hands Sign of Alcoholism

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Alcoholism can sneak up on a person. You may be high functioning, able to sail through your days with no trouble. You might remain very social, never showing that you struggle with alcohol abuse. There will, though, come a day when this disease…
Rehabs That Accept Insurance

Luxury Rehabs That Accept Insurance

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Luxury Rehabs That Accept Insurance Rehabs come in all shapes and sizes, offering a wide range of treatment philosophies, services, amenities, and facility features to select from when the time comes for treatment.  Although even a bare-bones…
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Chronic Pain and Opiate Addiction

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Treating Chronic Pain and Opiate Addiction Back in the late 1990s OxyContin (oxycodone) burst on the pharma scene as a wonder pain reliever for treating chronic pain.  Over the next few years, dosages incrementally went from 10 mg pills to…
Rehabs that Accept Couples

Rehabs that Accept Couples

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3 Reasons Why Rehabs that Accept Couples Benefit Recovery Sometimes there really can be too much of a good thing.  What may have started out as innocent partying during the early heady days of a budding romance has, over time, evolved into…
PTSD and Addiction

PTSD and Addiction

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The Link Between PTSD and Addiction The deep-seated emotional effects of having experienced a life-altering trauma will often result in the use of coping techniques to help soothe the pain.  Those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder…
PTSD and Addiction

How Healthy Living Can Fight Addiction

Learn why you need a healthy lifestyle to stay off drugs and alcohol If you’re attending a luxury rehab or other program to combat addictive illness, you’ve taken an enormous step towards a longer, healthier life. After all, nothing will…
PTSD and Addiction

The Top 3 Excuses to Ignore Addiction

And why you can’t use them anymore Maybe you’ve taken the first step in combating addictive illness — recognizing there’s a problem. There’s nothing to be ashamed of when you realize you struggle with the disease of alcoholism,…