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A Growing Tragedy Manifests Itself in Addiction to Painkiller Medications

For many people, this addiction starts with the use of pain medication after an injury or surgery or maybe just a tooth extraction. The pain may be real in the beginning but the painkiller use goes on after the pain … Continue reading

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What Will Stop the Increase in Teen Prescription Drug Use?

The recent Monitoring the Future report on young adult and teen prescription drug use makes it very clear that not enough effective actions are being taken to convince young people to avoid abuse of prescription drugs. The 2011 edition of … Continue reading

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Alcoholism as a Great Equalizer: The Societal and Health Problem That Exists in Every Corner of the World

You can go to every corner of the globe and find alcohol problems. In some countries where religious beliefs ban alcohol consumption, they will be less frequent and more concealed. In other countries, the social patterns of the population seem … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Abuse…A Spreading American Addiction

Ever since physicians have been able to prescribe narcotic painkillers, some Americans have taken more than is safe and have found themselves physically and emotionally addicted to these drugs. Americans have a history to abuse opiate painkillers when they have … Continue reading

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Saving a Person from the Destruction of Alcoholism through Alcohol Abuse Rehab

It’s a tragic situation when alcoholism or drugs addiction take over a person’s life. One of the defining characteristics of addiction is that it begins to control a person’s life rather than the person being in control. He or she … Continue reading

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Preventing an Alcohol Poisoning Death through Alcohol Abuse Rehab

It may seem unlikely that a person could drink enough alcohol to actually result in their death. Not from car accident, not from a fall, but just from drinking. Perhaps since many people have had the experience of vomiting up … Continue reading

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Parties and Overuse of Alcohol

Underage Parties and Overuse of Alcohol Prepares Many Young People to Need Alcohol Abuse Rehab There’s two easy ways to find out how much drinking is going on among college students, most of whom are underage. One is to read … Continue reading

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Teens’ Secret Use of Alcohol and Prescription Drugs Can Lead to Need for Alcohol Abuse Rehab

In far too many families, even good and caring families, there can be a gulf separating parents from their teenaged children. Parents want to protect and counsel their children through difficult decisions. Teenagers want their privacy and want to try … Continue reading

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Alternative Recovery Resources

It’s true that drug or alcohol addiction is a condition not only the mind but also of the body. Bodies become dependent on drugs. As their tolerance grows, it takes more of a drug or alcohol to create the same … Continue reading

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Where Does the Need for Alcohol Abuse Rehab Start?

For some young people, the need for alcohol abuse rehab starts with the very first drink. They never really leave liquor or alcohol alone after that. They continue to drink and most of them will add other drugs to the … Continue reading

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