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Addiction doesn’t take time off. Just because you’re at work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. doesn’t mean the urge to use only rears its head once you clock out for the day. According to the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, around 70% of Americans that struggle with substance abuse are employed. Many companies

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When people think about addiction, they usually think about addiction to one substance like heroin or addiction to alcohol and not the kind of addiction where a person can be dependent on multiple substances at once. These types of addiction are called cross-addiction and are more complex to treat. Cross-addiction isn’t always someone developing a

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The Government Is Taking Steps To Help The Issue With The War On Opiate Drugs in America. Can They Help? Learn About Opiate Drugs & Their Treatment Options.

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At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, our therapists have heard their fair share of lies. From common ones like “I’m not using” to elaborate conspiracy theories to justify an addiction. These are some of the common lies addicts tell all the time.

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it is vital that when members need drug or alcohol rehabilitation services, insurance benefits are available through BCBS of IL Drug Rehabs. For anyone with BlueCross and BlueShield of Illinois, seeking treatment centers that accept BCBS of IL can be overwhelming. Many Illinois treatment centers accept BCBS of IL at their drug rehabs and psychologists and counseling providers. We accept BCBS of IL at our Florida Drug Rehab, call today to verify your benefits.

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When it comes to lies, excuses, and ways to dodge accountability, those with active addiction are experts. Anyone struggling with substance abuse disorders can probably come up with many excuses for avoiding rehab. These are some of the most common excuses you’ll hear from someone trying to skip on drug rehab.

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There’s an undeniable connection between alcohol and depression. It’s common for people to say they’re drinking to drown their sorrows or to relax. And yes, alcohol can help you relieve anxiety and make you sleepy. After all, the occasional drink when you’re stressed is one thing. But, reaching for a drink every time something comes

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Benzo withdrawal is a very intense experience that can extend to several months. Benzodiazepines are prescribed for a wide range of mental disorders and ailments and used to treat anxiety attacks, epileptic seizures, and withdrawal symptoms from other substances. Around 11 to 15 percent of Americans have benzos in their medicine cabinet.  Unfortunately, benzodiazepines are

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Coming back after undergoing an addict relapse may be one of the hardest acts a recovering addict or alcoholic may ever face – learn how & get help today.

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