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Category: Addiction

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08 November

Benzodiazepines are prescription psychoactive medications that help people manage anxiety, insomnia and seizure disorders. They are also among the most misused categories of prescription drugs in the United States. Here’s how to recognize benzodiazepine abuse signs in your loved ones or yourself. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, benzodiazepine overdoses increased by nearly […]

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07 November

Are you confused as to whether you should stay close or let go? Do you want to stay close but worry that you are enabling your son or daughter? There is a lot of advice, the most common being to let go and detach when your child struggles with substance use. But your child may […]

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07 November

“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” ~ John Wooden We all struggle to find peace of mind when our children discover that they cannot control their substance use. Your child may be a teen who […]

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07 November

While Vicodin isn’t as notorious as OxyContin or fentanyl, it nonetheless remains among the most misused prescription opioids. But is Vicodin addictive? Here’s what you need to know about the signs of Vicodin and painkiller addiction. What is Vicodin? Vicodin is the brand name of a prescription medication used to manage moderate to intense pain. […]

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06 November

Radical acceptance is increasingly being integrated into substance use recovery plans, but what is radical acceptance, and how does it help address addiction disorders? Here is what you need to know. If you are struggling with addiction and co-existing disorders, a radical acceptance approach could help you cultivate a healthier mindset as you pursue sobriety. […]

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