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Inpatient Rehab Checklist

You’ve made the important decision to enter inpatient rehab and understandably have questions and concerns. Addiction has been a long road full of angst, bouts of depression, health problems and a host of personal problems, but it’s familiar. For first-time clients, rehab represents uncharted territory, so it’s natural to feel some trepidation, not to mention …

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Dabbing Is Here and Marijuana Culture May Never Be the Same

By Nathan Falde The practice of dabbing, which involves the inhalation of marijuana vapors in a highly concentrated form, is revolutionizing the concept of marijuana intoxication. While smoking pot in the traditional way delivers a relatively mild high, dabbing is catching on because it does precisely the opposite. The ABCs of Dabbing When marijuana plants …

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As Drug Overdose Deaths in U.S. Reach All-Time High, Addiction Treatment Becomes Essential

Americans have made headlines for having the highest number of drug overdose deaths in U.S. history in a single year. In 2016, it is estimated that more than 60,000 people in the U.S. died from drugs — a 19% increase over the country’s 2015 drug-related deaths. In fact, drug overdoses are now the leading cause …

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Anger Management: Exploring Impulsive Aggression and Anger Disorders

Our language has many idiomatic expressions that describe a person with anger management issues, perhaps because impulsive anger is something we frequently witness or experience. Loses his cool. Has a quick temper. Has a short fuse. Blows his top. Busts a gasket. Has a temper tantrum. Has a cow. Foams at the mouth. Sees red. …

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Casting Light on America’s Maternal Mental Health Crisis

Every year some 4 million women give birth in the United States, and as many as 20% will suffer from some type of maternal mental health disorder during the postpartum period. The American Academy of Pediatricians refers to postpartum depression as “the most common but most underdiagnosed obstetrical complication in the country.” Only 15% of …

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In the Danger Zone: Combining Medications for Insomnia, Anxiety & Depression

“I can’t sleep. I might have to take a couple of Ambien to go to sleep,” actor Heath Ledger told his sister on the phone the night before he died. She knew he had received prescriptions for co-occurring anxiety, depression and insomnia, and warned him not to mix his medications — she understood the dangers. …

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