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By Guest Author On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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A Vicious Cycle: Why It’s Utterly Important to Assess Behavioral Health as Part of Addiction Treatment

An essential aspect of recovery is the diagnosis of any behavioral or mental health issues the patient have.  Depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, ADD, or another disorder is present in most people who show signs More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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When a parent’s addiction becomes a child’s depression

A parent struggling with addiction may assume that their addiction does not affect anyone else. In reality, their addiction can affect their children, causing them to develop depression and other mental health disorders More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Top Countries Most Affected by Drug Abuse – How Can the Best Drug Rehab Centers Help?

Drug addiction is a global problem that is affecting countries around the world in different ways. In some countries the drug of choice is heroin, while in others it is cocaine or alcohol. Regardless of the source More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Risk Factors for Alcohol Abuse

People look for genetic and psychological markers for alcoholism for two primary reasons. The first is to formulate an opinion on whether or not a person is predisposed to alcoholism. The aim here is to guess as More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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6 Signs Your College Partying Has Gotten Out of Control

Busy schedules, jobs, internships, and extracurricular activities consume a large portion of a college student’s life. Sometimes it can be hard to find the time to escape and simply have fun. So when you do get More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Eyes on Drug Rehabilitation: An Interview with Per Wickstrom

1) We often hear people refer to addicts as ‘recovering addicts’ even though they have been clean of substance abuse for many years. Why is this? Why aren’t they considered to be ‘recovered?’ Since the More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Do You Need An Emotional Detox?

We communicate by Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter, and email across the world, yet cannot communicate with ourselves.  We can access understanding and knowledge at the push of a few buttons, and have not More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Addiction Prevention: Ways to Avoid Heartbreak and Find Hope

There are a number of people who theorize that some of us are basically predisposed with a personality fault that makes us more vulnerable to addiction and that there is nothing that can be done about it. As the More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Sitting Is The New Smoking, And Other Causes Of Lifestyle Diseases

In case you aren’t sure what a “lifestyle disease” is, here’s a quick lesson. To put it basically, lifestyle diseases are diseases caused by the type of lifestyle you live. These include illnesses such as More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Alcohol Rehab Effective in Reducing Criminal Behavior

It goes without saying that, for those in the throes of alcohol addiction, seeking treatment through a professional rehabilitation center can come with many positive health benefits. However, alcohol rehab offers More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Substance Abuse and Addiction: Global Issues

It’s no secret that the United States is in the midst of a drug epidemic. From the rising popularity of prescription medications to an increased use of drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, rates More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Will California’s Long-Term Rehab Facilities Lose their Funding–Again?

MediCal was developed in 1965 as a California state companion to the federal Medicaid program created that same year. Such programs were intended to provide medical access to the disabled, the elderly, and to children More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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WHO: Six percent of all deaths worldwide attributed to alcohol use

The World Health Organization (WHO) released today the ‘The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014’, which takes a hard look at alcohol consumption worldwide.  Public domain image/ Jmcstrav More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 26th, 2010
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Chris Evans discusses ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and will fans be happy

At a local shop here in Tampa, the Marvel flurry of comic book films became the center of conversation. Among the biggest concerns is the handling of adapting Captain America to the big screen. The iconic character More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, July 12th, 2010
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Audio captures Mel Gibson death threat against ex-girlfriend

A new audio recording released online Monday purportedly captures another profanity-laced argument between actor Mel Gibson and former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, in which he threatens her life and verbally abuses More...


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