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The Stigma of Addiction

The Stigma of Addiction

By on Oct 4, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

A Personal Story Vicki Allendorf, founder and director of the national non-profit I Hate Heroin and a personal friend of this writer, was blessed with three beautiful sons whom she loved more than anything else. Her boys meant the world to her from the day she gave birth to each of them. “They were all musically gifted. They played and sang in many bands. They all...

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Opioids: When Addiction Happens Due to Prescription Use

Opioids: When Addiction Happens Due to Prescription Use

By on Sep 25, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Are you wondering if your loved one may be addicted to pain medications? Though you know they suffer from pain, you’re worried about the symptoms of addiction you’re noticing. What’s going on with them, and what can you do about it? Opioid Addiction Is No Longer Uncommon The statistics on opioid addiction are profound. Every day in the U.S. over 130 people die from...

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The Relationship Between Addiction and Trauma

The Relationship Between Addiction and Trauma

By on Sep 13, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

An Overview Past traumatic incidents are incredibly difficult to work through even for those with a strong support system. Someone who has experienced trauma is at higher risk of developing a substance abuse disorder. Addiction is not only more common in those with past trauma, but it’s also more difficult to overcome. It’s possible to break free from both addiction...

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Key Features to Look for in a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center

Key Features to Look for in a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center

By on Aug 28, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

You’re Ready, Now What? Once you know it’s time to seek out drug and alcohol addiction treatment, the question becomes where you should go for help. Many centers are available, but each is a bit different. Some include a wide range of programs. Others offer unique approaches to managing addiction. It’s important to choose a location that can provide you with...

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