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chronic pain and opiate addiction

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 the…
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…
EMDR for Substance Abuse

EMDR and Substance Abuse

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EMDR and Substance Abuse While there is widespread agreement that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease, the factors that underpin the addiction are so varied that it is difficult to understand why the disease of addiction developed in the…