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Rehab, Recovery and Behavioral Health News
17
Sep

Living With an Alcoholic Narcissist

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a diagnosable mental disorder in which people have an inflated ego, unwarranted feelings of grandiosity and importance, a need for excessive attention, and a lack of empathy for others. For individuals with narcissists in their personal life, this can be extremely difficult and emotionally draining. The situation can become much...
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how long can a hangover last
13
Sep

How Long Can a Hangover Last? The Science Behind Hangovers

Most people have, at some point in their lives, had too much to drink one night, and woken up the next day with a pounding head full of regret. Hangovers are so common that we can find references going back to the first century CE—Pliny the Elder prescribed two owl eggs, taken neat, as a...
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dry drunk syndrome
03
Sep

What Is a Dry Drunk: The Mental Health Recovery Connection

For those struggling with drug addiction, it’s a major achievement to stop engaging in active drug use, but that’s not the only step to overcoming addiction. Stopping drug usage is only the first step in recovery—in order to avoid relapse, you also have to understand the pattern of behavior behind addiction. It’s only after addressing...
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types of addiction
23
Aug

Types of Addiction & How to Treat Them

Addiction is an complex disorder that centers around compulsive behaviors. In general, the addiction definition is about a strong desire to do an activity that you know is harmful. The most obvious addictions are substance abuse, like alcohol addiction or drug addiction. However, taking drugs or alcohol are not the only activities a person can...
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16
Aug

Outpatient Mental Health Care vs. Inpatient: Which Is Better?

When you’re looking for mental health care, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice. In particular, many people struggle with identifying what type of treatment they need. And unfortunately, when people aren’t sure of how to get help, they sometimes end up skipping treatment altogether. That’s why it’s so important to understand the differences between...
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Alcohol rehab center in Florida
09
Aug

Alcohol Rehab Center in Florida: How to Quit Drinking

In the past year, around the country the rates of people who struggle with substance abuse have been going up. Florida is no exception—more and more people are finding that they are in need of treatment for an alcohol use disorder. However, knowing where to start when it comes to finding the right alcohol rehab...
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Ethanol Abuse
26
Jul

What Is EtOH? Ethanol Abuse in 2021

EtOH is an abbreviation or acronym used to describe ethyl alcohol, the clear liquid used in cleaning products, antiseptics, and alcoholic beverages. This terminology is often found in academic or medical publications when referring to alcohol, grain alcohol, or ethyl alcohol in its purest form. In addition, while the chemical abbreviation of EtOH is accurate,...
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18
Jul

Hidden Effects of Chantix and Alcohol on Mental Health

Some people who take Chantix to stop smoking cigarettes have reported that this prescription medication actually assists with lowering the amount of alcohol they’re able (and that they desire) to drink. For people with an alcohol use disorder, combining Chantix and alcohol might sound like a new recovery option to stop smoking and drinking simultaneously. ...
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Gray Death Drug
12
Jul

Gray Death Drug: Florida’s New “Super Drug”?

Florida is in the midst of an opioid crisis, with opioid overdose rates increasing from 54 per 100,000 in 2018 to 94 per 100,000 in 2020. And while there are a variety of causes, there’s evidence that part of the issue is increasing popularity of the “gray death” drug. Gray death is an extremely potent,...
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stages of addiction
05
Jul

What Are the Stages of Addiction?

Becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol is not something that happens overnight. Instead, there are stages of addiction from the very first time somebody uses drugs or alcohol to when the addiction requires professional treatment.  But what exactly are these stages of addiction? And how can you successfully get through them to reach the end...
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