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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...

The Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery
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The Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery

How many times have you thought about starting a diet or quitting nicotine or caffeine without doing anything about it? Or lapsed back into bad habits after hitting a speed bump on the road to lifelong addiction recovery? Understanding the stages of change can help you in achieving your goals, particularly when overcoming your destructive...

Why is Overdose Awareness Day Important?
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Why is Overdose Awareness Day Important?

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of substance overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of...

Drug Overdose Deaths at Raves: What Can We Do?
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Drug Overdose Deaths at Raves: What Can We Do?

Raves and music festivals are becoming increasingly more synonymous with drug overdose deaths, leaving many people and organizations at a loss for a solution. With Overdose Prevention Day coming up at the end of the month, there is no better time than the present to start talking about what we can do about it. 3 deaths...

How Do I Know I Need Alcoholism Rehab?
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How Do I Know I Need Alcoholism Rehab?

As people across the country battle alcohol abuse, many of them don’t receive treatment in the way of alcoholism rehab, it is important that each one of us take a look at our lives, our habits, and our alcohol consumption. Every day is an opportunity for us to learn about the dangers of binge drinking...

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...

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