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Our addiction specialists have put together useful information on alcohol and drug treatment options, as well as a wealth of articles you can use to increase your understanding of how addiction impacts your life.

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June 20, 2015
 

Abuse of Heroin and Opiates

 20Jun
Heroin, as well as drugs such as morphine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone, derive from the poppy flower. Opiates were onces used to treat everything from headaches to low energy, but a surge in heroin abuse in the early 20th century eventually […]
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June 16, 2015
 

How Addiction Undermines Health and Well-Being

 16Jun
Virtually every schoolchild learns that drugs are potentially addictive and that addiction can kill. Escaping the worst consequences of addiction doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods, though. Addiction harms your health and well-being in dozens of ways, and seeking […]
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June 12, 2015
 

How Can I Tell if I Have an Addiction?

 12Jun
Though use of many drugs – particularly illegal ones – can be dangerous, not all people who use drugs are addicts. Addiction occurs when you become physically or psychologically dependent on a drug, making it much more difficult to quit. […]
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June 8, 2015
 

How Drug and Alcohol Use Affects Children and Teens

 08Jun
After a steady drop in the early 2000s, drug and alcohol abuse has yet again begun increasing among children and teenagers. Alcohol is the most popular drug among teens, with 78% admitting to drinking at least once, and nearly half […]
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