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If you struggle with a substance use problem and a mental health disorder such as depression, bipolar, or anxiety, it …

Alcoholism isn’t always super black and white. In fact, struggling with an addiction like alcohol rarely ever is. So how …

Nearly 15 million people in the United States 12 years or older had an Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in 2019. …

If you decide to enter rehab for a substance use disorder, you might be required to undergo a drug abuse …

There are many different types of addiction treatment, including outpatient treatment, residential treatment programs, day treatment programs, and behavioral therapies. …

Drinking with friends may seem like a fun way to spend an evening, but casual drinking can quickly escalate to …

When you use drugs or alcohol in excess, your physical health is affected. Addiction changes your body chemistry. When someone …

Substance abuse and substance use disorders harm more than just the person who is struggling with them. It also impacts …

Florida is known for beautiful beaches, exciting nightlife, and of course, “the happiest place on earth”, Disney World. What is …

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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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