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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...

Can You Get Fired For Going to Rehab?
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Can You Get Fired For Going to Rehab?

When someone is considering addiction treatment, it’s a widespread concern to be worried about their job security. Will you be able to keep your job? Is it legal for your employer to fire you while in treatment? How do you maintain job security throughout treatment? We get these questions a lot from both those interested...

5 Reasons Substance Abuse Treatment Totally Works
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5 Reasons Substance Abuse Treatment Totally Works

Drug abuse and addiction exact a high toll on modern society, with problematic drug users known to suffer from a range of physical and psychological issues. In order to break the bonds of addiction, people struggling with substance abuse often need to engage with professional treatment programs and substance abuse treatment. Drug treatment facilities tackle...

How to Get Drug Addiction Help After a Relapse
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How to Get Drug Addiction Help After a Relapse

If you are in alcohol or drug addiction recovery, you’ve likely heard the saying “relapse is a part of recovery.” It echoes off the walls in most recovery rooms and group meetings and even though it holds some truth to it, it’s not our most favorite saying. While we don’t want to oversimplify relapse, it’s...

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...

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