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10 Risk Factors for Addiction

Addiction does not care what your beliefs are or how you were raised. Because it can affect anyone, answering is addiction genetic or environmental is...

What are the 5 Stages of Addiction Recovery?

The 5 stages of addiction recovery are related to the 5 stages of change.  Precontemplation Contemplation Preparation Action Maintenance Almost no one can doubt the...

What Is It? Covid Anxiety, Quarantine Depression, or A Mental Health Issue?

After a year of dealing with Covid, there is still no sense of normalcy. Many of us are still staying home, Zooming our workdays and...

10 Common Questions About Alcohol Detox

Alcohol detoxification (or detox) is the process that takes place in your body as it gets rid of the toxins that have built up due...

10 Ways to Party Without Alcohol or Drugs

Many individuals throughout the US choose not to drink or use drugs. Many of these people still have a great time even without alcohol or...

How to Find an AA Sponsor and How to Be a Good AA Sponsor

Recovering from alcoholism is a lifelong journey that you’re going to need support to do well in. One person that can help give you the...

Is Gabapentin Addictive?

Gabapentin is a prescription medication with a checkered history. It’s helped many people overcome unbearable symptoms associated with health disorders. On the other hand, it’s...

What is “Benzo Belly”? Treating the Gut in Benzo Withdrawal

Taking certain anxiety medications, then stopping can cause withdrawal symptoms. A little-known withdrawal symptom of benzodiazepines is “benzo belly.” But, attending a medical detox program...

What are the Signs of a Functional Addict?

When you think of a drug addict, you may see a very negative picture in your mind. Perhaps someone that is physically and mentally, a...

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