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Barriers to Substance Abuse Treatment
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Barriers to Substance Abuse Treatment

Obstacles to Getting Help for Drug and Alcohol Problems Well over half of all American preteens, teens and adults drink or use illicit drugs. Most of these people do not have a diagnosable substance problem. However, tens of millions of them do. If you have problems with drugs or alcohol, you need treatment to maximize...

Rehab Success Rates
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Rehab Success Rates

Gauging the Effectiveness of Drug and Alcohol Treatment If you are affected by serious drug or alcohol problems, the universal recommendation is entry into a substance rehab program. There are programs available for recovery from all forms of substance use. In addition, you can find programs suitable for all levels of addiction severity. But exactly...

What is NBOMe?
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What is NBOMe?

NBOMe is a family of synthetic or designer hallucinogens that is considered a New Psychoactive Substance (NPS). It was synthesized in the early 2000s and became available in 2010. NBOMe was designed to mimic the effects of LSD, methamphetamine, and mescaline which is a drug made from the cactus plant. Slang terms for NBOMes include:...

New Diversions: 9 Unique Hobbies for Recovering Addicts
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New Diversions: 9 Unique Hobbies for Recovering Addicts

When you’re first getting sober it may seem like you have a lot of free time on your hands. Since boredom is a trigger for recovering addicts, it’s important that you find new hobbies that are fun and distracting to fill all those empty hours. Luckily, we’ve got some great suggestions for hobbies that recovering addicts can pick up...

Understanding The Problem: Is Alcohol A Controlled Substance?
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Understanding The Problem: Is Alcohol A Controlled Substance?

The 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that 86.4% of American adults admitted to having consumed alcohol at least once in their lives. Of this percentage, 15 million people have alcohol use disorder(AUD). This shows the extent to which alcohol has been accepted in social circles. If you find it hard to stop taking alcohol...

7 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace
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7 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Drug use among the workforce in the United States has increased quite a bit over the last few years. The results of one study showed that, of 10 million workforce urine tests, 4.2 percent of them tested positive for at least one illicit drug. Plenty of workers in the U.S. are abusing drugs, and many of them...