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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...

Sex and Drugs
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Sex and Drugs

The Connection Between Substance Use and Risky Sexual Behavior Substance use comes with a wide variety of potential consequences. Some of these consequences — including addiction and overdose — are quite well-known. However, others may be less familiar. One such problem is an increased chance of taking part in risky sexual behavior. This is the...

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:...

Drug Addiction Vs Dependence: Understanding The Main Differences
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Drug Addiction Vs Dependence: Understanding The Main Differences

America’s battle with drug addiction and dependency wages on. It’s been a major problem in this country for countless numbers of years. We’ve seen husbands, wives, children, grandparents, neighbors, and distant friends and relatives taken down dark paths with drugs and alcohol and there’s no way to stop it. As we become more aware of...

What Are The Most Used Drugs In America And How To Avoid Them
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What Are The Most Used Drugs In America And How To Avoid Them

The national average for overdoses in the U.S. was 14 per 100,000 in 2016. These numbers originate from what users are reporting voluntarily. Actual numbers are much higher, as the criminalization of drug use encourages secrecy. Substance abuse is a public health problem, not a criminal problem. The less accessible help is for users, the more that...

Does Insurance Cover Rehab? Here’s What You Need to Know
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Does Insurance Cover Rehab? Here’s What You Need to Know

Of the over 22 million Americans who required treatment for a substance use problem in 2013, only 2.5 million ever received that treatment. These numbers reveal a very large treatment gap. Perhaps one of the most important deterrents to seeking treatment is the cost of a rehabilitation program. Which begs the question: does insurance cover rehab? The...

Inpatient vs. Outpatient: Which detox method is right for you?
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Inpatient vs. Outpatient: Which detox method is right for you?

Have you decided to take the first step in giving up drugs or alcohol? Then a rehab treatment program is often the best choice for beating addiction. But you have a choice: inpatient vs outpatient. Which one is better suited for your situation? We explain the details of both so you can make the best decision. What...

7 Tips for Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
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7 Tips for Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Mental illness and substance abuse are both rampant in the US. It’s said that 17.5 million people suffer from a mental illness. 4 million of those individuals have a comorbid dependency on drugs or alcohol. Both mental illness and substance abuse have a significant negative impact at personal and societal levels in their own right. Together, that...

Stages of Addiction: How to Know When You’re on a Slippery Slope
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Stages of Addiction: How to Know When You’re on a Slippery Slope

When does using drugs and alcohol turn to a habit that you cannot break? For many people, it can be difficult to identify the warning signs of addiction. This is a reason only 10% of Americans suffering from addiction will get the treatment they need.  The disease creates unawareness or denial of the addiction taking place. Yet, there...

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