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Why Teens Use

Why Teens Use

May 17, 2023

The Top Reasons Teens Try Drugs and Alcohol Combatting teenage drug and alcohol abuse is a big concern for parents, educators and medical professionals. While teens who already struggle with abuse need treatment right away, equally concerning is how to prevent use and abuse in the first place. Investigating why…

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Addiction Intervention

May 9, 2023

Addiction is a severe disease that not only affects you but affects your family. Addiction consumes our daily functioning. Do you struggle to be alone? Do you struggle to interact with your family? Are drugs taking you away from family activities? Are you struggling with trauma? There can be many…

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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

May 4, 2023

Opioid overdoses are on the rise today. Several individuals are dying from opioids. In 2021 there was a 28.5% increase during a 12-month period of individuals having drug overdoses. In 2021 75,673 individuals were determined to be addicted to opioids. This continues to rise if we do not get a…

Substance Abuse Statistics

March 8, 2023

Lately, I have been watching people I love who are in recovery slip back into their old habits. It is sad to watch the ones you love slip away. Since my recovery, I watched seven lose their lives and tons fall. Some that fall come back quickly, realizing this is…

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How Finding God Helped Me Find Sobriety

March 1, 2023

Written by: Melissa Pena I hear from many people that there is only one way to get sober: through a program. Let me tell you this; that is entirely wrong. There are many ways to get sober. You could try getting sober at home, working a 12-step program, in jail,…

detoxing from drugs

Detoxing from Drug Addiction

February 14, 2023

When I hear the word detox, I remember the multiple times I tried to get clean from methamphetamine. The walk to get off any drug is different per person. Detoxing not only causes acute symptoms an individual will have post-acute symptoms. Please remember that there are facilities that will help…