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Many people who go to addiction treatment centers for alcohol help do so after they experience a serious event involving drinking. For some, it may have been a car accident where they were driving despite the fact that they were intoxicated. Many individuals hold the belief that they can drive after having …

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Many people who go to detox centers to help overcome their dependence on prescription painkillers started using them because they had a legitimate need and were given a prescription from their doctor. However, once their pain subsided they continued to take the pills because they had become addicted. Unfortunately, millions of Americans …

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Parents who are concerned that their teen may be in need of a drug intervention but are unsure of whether he or she is actually using illicit substances may want to take a closer look at how he or she chooses to get their caffeine fix. According to a recent study published …

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The link between hard drug use and its negative health effects has been known for some time, but the specifics of that link have been difficult to pin down for just as long.


When people think of communities that are struggling with addiction problems, chances are they don’t think of the major tourist towns where high-profiles celebrities have vacation homes. However, these places may be just the towns where addiction runs rampant. Take, for example, Martha’s Vineyard.

The Martha’s Vineyard Times recently reported that …

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While some adults who consume alcohol may be able to do so in moderation, others may develop an alcohol addiction that requires them to spend time in drug rehab. Research has show that while it can be difficult to pinpoint what factors will increase a person’s chances of having problems …

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