Awareness initiatives focused on educating the public about the dangers of excessive drinking are important; however, recent research published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research shows that there is more work to be done. Here’s a closer look at data revealed by the article, “Trends in Alcohol-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United…

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Category: Addiction, Psychological, Recovery

As scientists have increased their knowledge about both the human brain and the nature of substance abuse, a variety of clinical treatments for drug addiction have emerged. One effective tool used to address addiction as part of a comprehensive substance abuse treatment program is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Here is a closer look at this…

Alcohol addiction occurs when the body becomes addicted to—and dependent on—alcohol. In this sense, it is a physical disease: People who are addicted to alcohol experience many different physical symptoms. However, alcohol addiction is also a mental disease that can impact people both cognitively and emotionally. Read on for a closer look at the mind-body effects…

You know that drugs wreak havoc on your body, that they are bad for you. After all, anyone who’s ever taken a middle school health class probably sat through a lesson or two on drug and alcohol abuse and the importance of prevention. However, if you’re like most people, you may also be unaware of…

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Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

If you are thinking about entering into drug and alcohol rehab, good for you! That is a wise decision. It represents the first firm step on your road to a successful recovery. It is perfectly normal to feel nervous or anxious about what rehab is like. You may have seen movies or heard stories about…

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