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Veterans, Mental Health, and Combating the Stigma

It takes courage to serve one’s country. And it takes courage to be willing to sacrifice one’s life in the name of […]

How does Crystal Meth effect the body?
February 26, 2014

Crystal meth is a highly dangerous white crystalline or “rock-like” drug in the methamphetamine family of drugs. Other street names include tina, […]

How to Support an Addicted Partner Without Enabling
February 25, 2014

There are as many as 12.5 million spouses suffering from addiction. Drug and alcohol addiction can destroy any relationship, let alone a […]

5 Ways to Lower Stress Levels
February 25, 2014

High levels of stress can make the brain and body work overdrive. When this happens, we experience a “flight or fight” response […]

Drug or Alcohol Relapse Is NOT the End of the World
February 25, 2014

Lapses and relapses are extremely common and normal steps in recovery. Statistics show more than 90% of those trying to remain sober […]

5 Tips for Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol
February 25, 2014

Some parents feel uncomfortable when it comes to discussing more sensitive subjects with their teens. As intimidating as it may be, the […]

Top 6 Ways to Identify an Alcoholic
February 19, 2014

Many individuals who struggle with alcoholism and problem drinking are easy to spot, clear as day — and loved ones have more […]

How Does a Strong Support Network Keep You Sober?
February 19, 2014

Overcoming addiction is often a crowning achievement, but the victory is actually an ongoing battle. In the fight against addiction, after your […]

5 Tips for Avoiding Painkiller Addiction
February 19, 2014

Many of the substances people become addicted to and end up seeking help from addiction treatment centers for should be avoided in […]

Heroin Cut with Deadly Additives Across Eastern U.S.
February 18, 2014

There is no safe way to take drugs, let alone heroin – only treatment at rehab centers can ensure that no further […]

Rosemary and Thyme Chicken Recipe
February 11, 2014

This Rosemary and Thyme Bistro Chicken recipe seems perfect for a romantic dinner on this Valentine’s Day. Try it with garlic green […]

Should you discuss your drinking habits with your doctor?
February 5, 2014

For many drinkers, the line between alcohol use and abuse can become quickly blurred. To help combat this, many experts believe doctors […]

Sports and Gambling Addiction [Infographic]
January 31, 2014

More than a hundred million people will tune into the Super Bowl this Sunday. As “the biggest event on the betting calendar […]

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