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The Effects of Drug Abuse on Your Body

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The Effects of Drug Abuse on Your Body

It is no surprise that abusing substances, whether they be cocaine, heroin or prescription medication you received from your doctor, can be dangerous. You may not be aware of how this drug abuse can affect your body. It is not just the threat of addiction or danger to your mental state that can occur. Your…

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Heal Your Addiction With Alcohol Rehabilitation

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Heal Your Addiction With Alcohol Rehabilitation

Alcoholism Alcoholism is a chronic dependence on alcohol that can lead to severe health problems, alienation of family and friends, job loss, and many times, death. It is a serious illness in where the physical as well as emotional aspects must be equally treated in order for an alcoholic to recover and move forward in…

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Drug Abuse and the Brain

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Drug Abuse and the Brain

Anyone who has suffered from a drug addiction or has watched a loved one suffer with one knows of the devastating effects it can have in one’s life. It is certainly no secret that drug abuse can forever alter a person’s life, often even having fatal consequences. Those who abuse drugs find they are no…

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The Effects Of Child Abuse And Neglect To Health

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The Effects Of Child Abuse And Neglect To Health

The tendency to commit crimes develops in stages linked to many factors associated to growth development as a child until he gets older. The more violent a criminal adult may be, the severe these factors are. When a child does not receive the affection, love and dedication from his parents or guardians, but receives abuse…

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Alcohol Abuse in the Family: All Parties can Help

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Alcohol Abuse in the Family: All Parties can Help

Alcohol dependence is a debilitating condition which not only affects the alcoholic, but has far-reaching effects on their whole family too. Partners of alcoholics may feel the weight of the world on their shoulders, while children of alcoholics may become withdrawn. Alcohol affects everybody differently, so a tailored approach is often necessary to tackle the…

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4 Steps to Overcoming Alcohol Abuse

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4 Steps to Overcoming Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse occurs when you drink too much on a regular basis. This condition can affect all aspects of your life, leading to relationship problems, health issues and poor work performance. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), roughly 18 million Americans have alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence problems. NIAAA Recovering…

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Why Holistic Addiction Treatment is Best

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Why Holistic Addiction Treatment is Best

Holistic addiction treatment is one of the best, most effective means for treating substance abuse. This is because holistic treatment programs follow an integrated approach the addresses not only the actual addiction, but also the patient’s body, mind and spirit. This whole body approach respects an individual’s personal beliefs and uses these beliefs to support…

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How to Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse

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How to Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse

Domestic violence and abuse is a fairly common problem among married or dating couples. This can happen to anyone- even to someone close to you, yet the problem is typically denied, excused, or ignored. This is mostly true when the abuse is emotional and psychological. When a person is physically battered, it will be more…

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What Is Alcohol Abuse?

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What Is Alcohol Abuse?

I can’t even begin to describe how many people around the globe are consuming alcohol on a daily basis. This is a significant amount of people who are destroying their lives on a daily basis, and have a lot of problems, because of alcohol abuse. There is this question floating around about what alcohol abuse…

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Vicodin Addiction

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Vicodin Addiction

The use and abuse of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications, although technically legal, can lead to addiction just like illegal “street drugs.” A 2005 study conducted at Columbia University by the National Center on Addictions and Substance Abuse (NCASA) found that 15 to 17 million people living in North America alone answered yes to abusing…

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