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How a Support Pet Can Support Your Recovery

Recovering from substance abuse is a challenging journey that involves more than just abstaining from addictive substances; it encompasses rebuilding one’s life, health, and emotional well-being. While traditional therapies and support groups play crucial roles, an often overlooked yet profoundly beneficial element in this process is the companionship of an emotional support pet. Whether it’s […]

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Understanding Black Tar Heroin: The Dark Side of Addiction

Black tar heroin is a potent and dangerous form of heroin that has made significant inroads into the illegal drug market in many parts of the world, particularly in North America. Its unique appearance, intense effects, and high potential for addiction make it a subject of great concern for public health officials, law enforcement agencies,

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Is My Loved One a Heroin Addict?

Is my loved one a heroin addict? Understanding the complexities of heroin use addiction In the shadows of society’s consciousness lies a silent epidemic that ravages lives and communities with unyielding ferocity: heroin addiction. While the topic may evoke discomfort and stigma, shedding light on this issue is crucial for understanding its complexities and finding

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How to Find the Right Addiction Treatment Center

We’ve heard it said that everyone is fighting an unknown battle. But that rings a little more true when you consider that over 46.8 million Americans are struggling with addiction. This can range from alcohol use disorder to xanax abuse to toying with deadly fentanyl. One thing’s for certain, most people struggling want a way

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Understanding PTSD Awareness Month

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, also known as PTSD, affects about 13 million Americans every year.  However, despite the numbers, PTSD continues to be vastly misunderstood.  Over the years, PTSD cases began increasing which led the US senate to designate June as PTSD Awareness Month in 2014.   PTSD Awareness Month is a time dedicated to raising public

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Why Summer is the Perfect Time for Rehab

Summer is synonymous with relaxation and joy—lazy days by the pool, backyard BBQs, picnics in the park, and beach vacations. It’s a season where life slows down, daily routines become less demanding, and smiles come more easily. The ethos of summer is all about letting loose and enjoying the moment. However, for those struggling with

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Wet Brain: The dangers of alcoholism

Alcoholism, or alcohol use disorder, wreaks havoc on both physical and mental health. While conditions like cirrhosis are widely recognized as severe consequences of long-term alcohol abuse, there are other detrimental effects that often go overlooked. One such consequence, informally referred to as “wet brain,” highlights the profound impact of alcohol on the brain. Formerly

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Drug Abuse Counseling: A New Year in West Palm Beach

Drug Abuse Counseling in 2024 It’s time to embrace the promise of 2024. It’s a New Year and you can make yourself into a New You. There are lots of New Year’s Resolutions that you can make. You could be working on losing weight. Or you could be training to run a marathon. Maybe get

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Epilepsy: The Hidden Cost of Substance Use

Most of the costs of drug use are infamous enough to not need repeating. Drug use often leads to financial, social, legal, emotional, and psychological peril. These costs should not be underestimated and should not be undersold. Those reasons alone are more than enough to avoid using addictive substances or to get help if you

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