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May 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

What You Need To Know About Drug Addiction Treatment

Dependence on drugs and alcohol remains a struggle for many. As such, there is always the question of how best to treat this condition. There are many ongoing studies focused on addiction treatment. The many researches in this field should…

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May 2020

By Louise Savoie | 0 Comments | Secondhand Drinking, 

You May Be Affected by Secondhand Drinking

Secondhand drinking refers to the impacts on an individual brought about by someone’s drinking behaviors. While it’s a term that’s not known to many, unlike secondhand smoking, that doesn’t mean it’s not a cause of concern. Especially as it affects…

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May 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, Mental Illness, 

OCD and Drug Addiction: What Is The Relationship?

  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental illness involving recurrent, unwanted thoughts, or actions. In many cases, it is a combination of both.  What is the relationship between OCD and drug addiction? On occasion, many of us have obsessive thoughts…

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Apr 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

6 Ways to Maintain Your Sobriety During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The world has almost come to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The effects of this disease are widespread and shocking. It spans many facets of life. Maintaining sobriety during the coronavirus pandemic is one of such. The coronavirus…

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06

Apr 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

Why Telehealth For Addiction Treatment is the New Normal

Utilizing telehealth for addiction treatment is not a new trend. It is, however, not as widespread as it should be, considering the ongoing addiction crisis. The opioid epidemic remains a public health issue in the United States. It does not…

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23

Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

Coronavirus and Drug Addiction: What You Need To Know

Coronavirus and drug addiction. What are your chances of having a more severe COVID-19 infection if you have an addiction to drugs and alcohol? Until a few weeks ago, there was little or no concern about a possible interplay. However,…

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17

Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

Alcohol-Induced Blackouts: What really happens when you drink?

Samantha was stunned when she was told she had an alcohol-induced blackout. She had never experienced this before. It shocked her that she had no recollection of events leading to her current situation. She was lying on a hospital bed.…

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Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

9 Best Apps for Alcohol Use Disorder in 2020

Quitting or cutting down on your drinking can be quite tasking. You have likely tried several times. Grit and determination alone may not always work. Obtaining professional help is necessary in a lot of cases. Technology can also help with…

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Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

Can Magic Mushrooms (Psilocybin) Help With Alcohol Addiction?

Greg did not fit the public stereotype for alcohol dependence. A 42-year old functioning banking executive, who never blacked out or showed fits of rage. He did not struggle at work, and his home was never strewn with empty beer…

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24

Feb 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

How Helpful is Vivitrol for Alcohol Use Disorder?

What is Vivitrol? Vivitrol is a once-monthly non-addictive injection that contains naltrexone. It is proven to help reduce heavy-drinking days in alcohol-dependent people when used with counseling. It is not a narcotic, but rather, works by blocking the opioid receptors…

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