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What Are The Long-Term Effects of Xanax?

Xanax, which is the brand name of the prescription drug alprazolam, is one of the most popular anxiety drugs in the United States. It is used to treat mental health issues like anxiety disorders and panic disorders. It is among the most frequently prescribed medicines in the benzodiazepine family. However, it is also considered highly …

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Effects of Weed: Signs You Should Quit

Many states have legalized marijuana, and the medical marijuana industry has been growing quickly. Although it is more easily accessible and socially acceptable, marijuana isn’t necessarily good for your health and well-being. In fact, the long-term effects and short-term effects of weed have been linked to serious problems. If you’re concerned about your marijuana consumption …

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April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

With April being National Alcohol Awareness Month, it is time to bring attention to alcohol addiction and what can be done to help those who are struggling. Since alcohol is legal, consumed in many social settings, and can be relatively harmless when used in moderation, it may be a bit challenging to determine if alcohol …

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5 Truths About Addiction

As with many things in life, the recovery process is not the same for any two people. However, over the decades of research, there are many recurring themes and truths about addiction that have emerged. Whether you are a mother of someone living with addiction, sister, son or have enough self-awareness to admit that you …

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Substance Abuse Treatment Near Me

When you or someone you know has finally decided to seek help for substance abuse, a whole new list of to-dos is created, with “finding substance abuse treatment near me” at the top of the list. But is that what is best? Should I look for treatment nearby, or would a program across the state …

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After Addiction: Loss of the “Old” You

Those living with addiction may already be all-too-familiar with a sense of loss that coats their hopes and dreams and sours their relationships. Unfortunately, loss and addiction often go hand-in-hand.  What did you first want to be when you grew up? Now that you’re here, looking around at the reality you’ve made for yourself can …

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The Power of a Growth Mindset in Recovery

Have you ever thought of how your mindset can impact your life? The mood you are in, any fluctuations you experience and the state of your mental health can influence how you feel about yourself, how you regard your relationships with others and the quality of these relationships. Even your physical health depends on your …

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When You Feel the Urge to Smoke, Try Mindfulness Instead

Often at the root of our urge to smoke, we will find anxious ruminations simmering just under the surface. It may be the weariness from a long week, the stress of planning for an upcoming trip or move or the fears that plague you as you try to fall asleep that has you reaching for …

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5 Great Books for Addiction Professionals

There are countless books and pieces of literature available on addiction and how it impacts the lives of those who struggle with it. Addiction professionals often look to this literature to understand better what their patients are going through and how they can best support them.   Here are the top 5 books Promises Behavioral …

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Moving Away From the Word Addict

Moving Away From the Word “Addict”

Am I an addict or am I a person with an addiction? Words are powerful, and no one appreciates being labeled. Substance use disorders and the stigma of addiction has long undermined the self-esteem of recovering people. People in recovery can be especially vulnerable when it comes to their identity and sense of self-worth.    …

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