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21 Jun Alcohol Poses Increased Risks for Women

Women face unique risks when it comes to alcohol consumption because their bodies process it differently than men’s. Alcohol has more of an effect on women than on men, even when they’ve had less to drink. Because of this, women run a higher risk for...

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18 Jun Women and Drug Abuse

Although drug addiction is a disease that is destructive in the lives of all who are struggling with it, men and women fall prey to and deal with this disease in very different ways. While the symptoms of drug abuse for men tend to be...

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13 Jun Men and Drug Abuse

Men in the United States and worldwide suffer from drug addiction at a much higher rate than women do. In the U.S., 36% of men struggle with dependence at some point in their lives, as opposed to 18% of women. Some of the reasons for...

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10 Jun Understanding Drug Withdrawal

Withdrawal is the state that a person enters when they stop using a substance to which they have formed a dependence. They may experience withdrawal because the substance is no longer available to them or because they are purposefully trying to overcome their dependency. Withdrawal...

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07 Jun Educate Teens to Prevent Drug Abuse

Educating teens about the dangers of drug use is the single most effective thing we can do to curb the addiction epidemic our country. Teens are at a much higher risk for developing an addiction than adults would be with the same amount of drug...

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28 May Attending Parties Sober

Social engagements can feel a little overwhelming for a person recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction, especially during your first few years of sobriety. You can try to avoid places where other people will be drinking or using drugs for a while, but chances...

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24 May Getting a Natural High with Endorphins

Endorphins are hormones that provide stress relief, increase energy, and make you feel good all the way around. When they are released through healthy activities, they provide a natural high and create feelings of pleasure. For people who are recovering from addiction, endorphins can provide...

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22 May Changing Your Self-Image

Self-image is the way a person views himself or herself and how they believe others view them. This concept isn’t always based on reality and it changes over time. For instance, a person may think they are unattractive and may assume others feel this way...

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20 May Letting Go in Recovery

When you enter rehab for addiction recovery, you will be giving up a lot. The first thing that you will have to give up in order to begin making progress is the addictive substance or substances, such as alcohol or drugs. In order to continue...

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