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Gender Specific Treatment: Why is it Better?

Gender Specific Treatment: Why is it Better?

Although the effects of substance abuse and addiction may be similar among both sexes, the way women and men react to treatment, and their paths to recovery tend to be much different. Many studies have shown that because of this, it’s no surprise that there are...

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The Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

The Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Numerous studies indicate that there is a clear correlation between childhood trauma and addiction. Research and circumstances have shown that that various traumas follow individuals into maturity. If neglected and left untreated, they can create long term health...

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How Drug Rehab Prevents Cancer: Everything You Need To Know

How Drug Rehab Prevents Cancer: Everything You Need To Know

Find Out Everything You Need To Know About Drug Abuse And Cancer When it comes down to drugs and alcohol, there’s no denying that cancer is one of the deadliest after-effects of drugs and alcohol abuse.  Over the years cancer has claimed more lives than any other...

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Enable Addiction Vs Help: What’s The Difference?

Enable Addiction Vs Help: What’s The Difference?

Have you ever wanted to help your loved one but you weren’t sure how to do it? It’s tough. While no one wants to see their loved one suffer, it kills you to know that you’re encouraging their addiction. And the worst part is, the more they ask for help, the more...

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Families of Addicts: The Impact of Addiction

Families of Addicts: The Impact of Addiction

While most of the focus and attention of the addiction epidemic is on those struggling with substance use disorders, what about the families of addicts? The families of addicts deal with the sleepless nights, calls from jails, hospitals, and always fear the last...

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What to Expect When Your Adult Child Goes to Rehab

What to Expect When Your Adult Child Goes to Rehab

No matter the age of your child, they are still your child. From before you held them in your arms until the present day, I’m sure you never once thought " I wonder what will happen when I beg my son or daughter to go to rehab?" Unfortunately, some parents will have...

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Addiction: Understanding Severity

Addiction: Understanding Severity

Another episode in the Addiction Series by the Addiction Policy Forum has come out. The Addiction Policy Forum started releasing the Addiction Series to educate the public on how addiction happens, how addiction affects those with substance use disorders, and how to...

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