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Pearl Harbor: A Day to Look Back
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Pearl Harbor: A Day to Look Back

Today we look back on one of the most fatal attacks on U.S. soil.  74 years ago Imperial Japan attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor with a barrage of planes and submarines killing 2,402 American soldiers.  Franklin Delano Roosevelt called it “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.”  The attack on Pearl Harbor...

5 Ways to Cope While a Loved One is in Rehab
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5 Ways to Cope While a Loved One is in Rehab

Seeing a loved one enter rehab can be tough to cope with. Knowing they’ll be away at a rehab facility for some time can bring about a series of thoughts and emotions consisting of worrying, anxiousness, impatience, fear and more. It’s important for you to know that you’re not alone in experiencing this, and that...

Justifying an Addict’s Actions
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Justifying an Addict’s Actions

Justifying an Addict’s Actions It’s tough to believe your loved one is an addict also because you’ve convinced yourself that all of the constant excuses you make are valid. You even start to frequently justify their addiction. “It could be worse, they could be dead or hurting other people.” “They’re not addicted. I know they...

9/11 and Substance Abuse
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9/11 and Substance Abuse

On September 11th, 2001, the world was shaken by the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania. If you were old enough to remember 9/11, it is one of those days that will be forever engrained in your memory. It was heavily televised – live for the most part – so whether...

How Do I Know If I Have Dual Diagnosis Disorder?
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How Do I Know If I Have Dual Diagnosis Disorder?

If you’re struggling with a drug or alcohol problem, you may also be dealing with feelings of depression, mood swings or anxiety. When you suffer from both a psychiatric condition and a substance abuse problem, you’re said to have co-occurring disorders or a dual diagnosis disorder. It’s common for people with a mental health disorder to...

Detox: The First Step on the Road to Recovery
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Detox: The First Step on the Road to Recovery

If you’ve made the decision to get help for drug or alcohol abuse, you’ve conquered one of the toughest challenges on the road to recovery. Before you begin your journey of learning how to live a sober lifestyle, you need to have a clean, substance-free system. Most addiction treatment programs begin with a medically-supervised detox to...