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Over the counter drugs

How Safe Are Over-the-Counter Drugs?

Have questions about addiction to OTC medications? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. As allergy season lingers and COVID-19 leads to more summer illnesses than usual, many people have turned to over the counter drugs to treat their symptoms. If you have a history of addiction, you might be concerned about … Continued

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drug use during pregnancy

Drug Use During Pregnancy: A Guide for New Parents

Addicted and expecting? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Most parents worry about the health of their unborn child, and it’s common to wonder different substances can affect your pregnancy. Drug use during pregnancy introduces a degree of risk, but the amount depends on the substance and the circumstance. If you … Continued

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Long-Term Effects of Weed

The Long-Term Effects of Weed

Need to talk to someone about addiction to weed? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Long-term weed use can have unexpected consequences, such as a lower IQ Marijuana use particularly affects teenagers because of their developing brains Although it can be a “gateway” drug to other substances, it often isn’t When … Continued

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Parents drinking and smoking next to their child

It’s No Secret – My Parents Use

Have questions about addiction? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. SAMHSA estimates that about 8.7 million children live in households with at least one parent who abuses drugs Studies also show that children of parents who use are more likely to suffer physical, emotional and sexual abuse Substance use disorders can … Continued

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Mental Health Evaluation

Do I Need a Mental Health Evaluation?

Have questions about your mental health? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Everyone struggles with their mental health from time to time, particularly in times of heightened stress. As the world faces health concerns and economic challenges, we are all a little more on edge. But if you are experiencing negative … Continued

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Fighting The War At Home – PTSD and Substance Abuse Among Veterans

Have questions about PTSD? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist.   Veterans and PTSD: An Overview  Although we have long known that combat exposure can trigger post-traumatic stress, recent statistics about veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan are startling: 1 in 5 of these veterans suffers from PTSD. Lacking … Continued

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Affording addiction treatment

Can I Afford Addiction Treatment?

Have questions about paying for addiction treatment? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Many treatment centers accept insurance, but this isn’t the only option Flexible options, like Intensive Outpatient Programs, can help Recognizing the overall cost of addiction can also put the cost of treatment in perspective If you suffer from … Continued

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Paxil side effects

Paxil Side Effects, Uses, and Risks

Have questions about addiction? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Paxil is used to treat anxiety and certain mood disorders Doctors disagree about how addictive it is, but some patience experience withdrawal symptoms To reduce Paxil side effects, you should only take Paxil as prescribed by a doctor If you experience … Continued

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Sleeping pills and alcohol

Sleeping Pills and Alcohol: A Dangerous Combination

Have questions about addiction? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Many people struggle with getting a quality night’s sleep. In fact, 60 million Americans have trouble getting enough shut-eye. Seeking a literal rest from insomnia, it isn’t uncommon for those battling sleep disorders to turn to medications. When used short-term and … Continued

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