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Thanksgiving kicks off the start of the holiday season – a time for celebration and cheer. It’s also the time …

Deciding whether you need inpatient or outpatient substance abuse treatment often requires careful consideration. Both types of programs offer people …

Drug addiction has long plagued American society but prescription drugs are now taking their toll on people across the country …

It has been shown that nitrous oxide has been a safe and medically prescribed pain treatment for a long time. …

Opioid overdose rates in Florida increased from 54 per 100,000 in 2018, to 94 per 100,000 in 2020. The increasing …

When we think about our wellness, oftentimes we only think about our physical health. Did you know your emotional health …

CBD continues to be a topic of discussion for academics, researchers and healthcare professionals. Cannabidol, also known as CBD, has …

Staying clean is not the only thing that life after treatment is about. The aspects of your life that were …

Gabapentin was developed as an anti-seizure medication that is sometimes prescribed to alleviate pain from shingles and other neuropathic conditions. …

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In This Article: Gabapentin is safe to use as directed, but it can cause several mild to severe side effects Combining alcohol and gabapentin can increase the severity of certain side effects of both, such as drowsiness If you take gabapent…

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Many of us have a tendency to form unhealthy attachments to our emotions, and among the feelings we commonly become unhealthily attached to are our guilt, shame and self-blame. We instinctively blame ourselves for things that aren’t our fault. We …

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When we are working towards recovery, it is often after years of suffering with addictions, depression and other mental health issues. Oftentimes we’ve been struggling so long we feel fed up. We want to feel better as quickly as possible, which is…

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If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). When we use the term “rock bottom,” we’re referring to that point we reach in our addiction where we simply can’t go any …

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Rhinophyma is the medical term for “ alcoholic nose”, or “drinker’s nose.” This is a skin disorder commonly identified by a red, misshapen, bumpy nose. Due to the symptoms of rhinophyma, people often believed this condition was caused by alcoholism…

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Fear has a way of overtaking us and making such an impact on our lives that we feel there’s nothing we can do anything about it. Our fears contribute to our mental health issues such as our depression and anxiety, and they become these invisible…

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When we experience something traumatic, we are usually deeply impacted by it, and sometimes there is considerable damage done to our mental, emotional and physical health. Over time, we can become desensitized to trauma in various ways. We start…

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The belief systems we carry with us into adulthood are often formed during our childhoods. We inherit them from our families. We develop them on our own from our own experiences and unique perspectives. We adopt other people’s beliefs as our own…
 
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