Addiction Resources

There are many different substances people get addicted to, and each one needs to be addressed differently. Different drugs and alcohol have varying effects on an addict’s mental and physical health. Discovery Institute takes this in account as well as the client’s own medical history.

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alcohol addiction

Alcohol is Legal, but is a Very Dangerous Substance

Alcohol is accepted all over the world and is welcome in most social activities. Many people fall into alcohol addiction. It can happen to anyone no matter their socio-economic position, their race, gender, or family status. That is why we at the Discovery Institute want to help you, regardless of who you are, where you come from, or what has happened to you. It can be difficult to admit that you have.

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benzo drug addiction

Why are Benzos So Dangerous?

Benzodiazepines, or benzos as they are commonly referred to, are a type of drug used to help with symptoms of disorders like anxiety and insomnia. When individuals use these drugs properly, benzos can work wonderfully for people who suffer from addiction. The downfall is that it is tremendously easy to get hooked, and benzo addiction is a difficult thing to overcome. We at the Discovery Institute to be the most equipped you.

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cocaine addiction

What You Need to Know About Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine addiction is known as something that affects famous and rich people like celebrities and sports figures, but the fact of the matter is that it can happen to anyone. This highly illegal drug is the second most trafficked drug in the U.S., and its use is rampant. While it is portrayed in the media as a fancy drug for the rich and powerful, a coke addiction affects more than just the elite. Many individuals suffer from cocaine.

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flakka addiction

Flakka Addiction Can Be Extremely Harmful

Flakka is a very dangerous drug which is often associated with wild and violent behavior and aggression towards others, as widely reported about in the news. Flakka can also be known as bath salts and was widely used in southern states around 2011 and continues to be used today. Flakka addiction can escalate mental and physical health problems, and can even be deadly with first-time use. Hopefully, the Flakka drug craze has passed, but it is still being used and people.

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gambling addiction

Getting Help for Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction is a very serious problem that many people in the U.S. are facing. Like any addiction, it affects the person who is gambling and also all of their loved ones around them. If you struggling to understand a loved one’s addiction-related behaviors or if you are a gambling addict and need more information, we hope to provide this below. Gambling addiction has to do with poor impulse control and can.

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meth addiction

The Dangers of Meth Addiction

Meth is an extremely dangerous drug that causes serious detriments to a person’s health. Even if a person uses it once, meth use can lead to meth addiction. This problem can cause irreversible damage. Also, it is rare that someone would be able to use it only once because of its addictive qualities. We at the Discovery Institute want you to be well-educated on the dangers of a meth addiction, and regarding.

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Addiction Guides


the stages of addiction

The Stages of Addiction

Like any chronic disease, the stages of addiction progress over time. Learn more about how these stages vary for each individual in this guide.

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guide for parents of addicts

Guide for Parents of Addicts

The following guide was written for parents, and helps you to understand the potential addiction problem in your teens and children.

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guide for children of addicts

Guide for Children of Addicts

The following guide was written for children of addicted parents, and helps you to understand the potential addiction problem in your loved one.

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"Am I an Addict?" Questionnaire

Think you may have a problem with substance abuse? Take this quiz to understand some of the key factors about addiction and how they may apply to you.

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Common Rehab Questions

Considering coming to treatment at our rehab facility? This guide answers some common questions asked by both our patients and their families.

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Insurance Coverage

Covered by health insurance? Our insurance verification form helps give us more insight on how we can help you get the best addiction treatment that you can.

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Drug Classifications

Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes. Learn more about these categories based on their chemical ingredients and their effects.

Drug Classifications

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