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dual diagnosis
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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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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27
Jun

Mental Illness List: Common Conditions and Treatments

A complete mental illness list is helpful to understand common mental health disorders that people struggle with in the United States, but finding a comprehensive list isn’t always easy. This is because there are more than 100 mental health conditions defined by the DSM-5, each with their own symptoms and treatment options. That’s why we’re...
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14
Jun

Myth vs. Fact: Is Drinker’s Nose a Real Condition?

There’s often a specific way that alcoholics are portrayed in the media: bumbling, flushed, and with a characteristic red nose. If you look up pictures of this characteristic, you’ll see a variety of red, bumpy, swollen faces. This is known as a drinker’s nose. Other names for it include whiskey nose, gin nose, and drunk...
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07
Jun

How to Get Addiction Help in St. Cloud, Florida

Florida is known for its sunshine and warmth, but sometimes, there are deeper issues going on under the surface. Unfortunately, thousands of Florida residents face a life-threatening struggle with addiction each and every day. If you are one of these people, you might be wondering how to get addiction help near you. Below, we answer...
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24
May

Identifying Fake Xanax Bars: Treating Anxiety Safely

There is a fine line to walk when you are trying to treat symptoms of mental health with medication. On the one hand, medication could be very beneficial to easing your symptoms enough for you to work toward a full recovery. But on the other side of things, mental health and addiction struggles frequently go...
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03
May

Is Mental Health One of the Causes of Addiction?

There are various causes of addiction that put people at a higher risk for struggling with this disease. Addiction can be passed down through family members, for starters. Some people are also vulnerable to substance use as a result of their upbringing, health conditions, and even who they decide to spend their time with.  But...
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26
Apr

FMLA for Rehab: Here’s What You Should Know

Did you know that there are laws in place to help people who need to take an extended period of time away from their jobs as a result of a personal or family situation? This is called the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. The FMLA covers a lot of different situations, from medical...
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05
Apr

Alcoholic Eyes: Symptoms, Outlook, and Treatment

Many people are familiar with the effects that alcohol can have on things like the brain and liver, but studies show that the consequences of drinking can actually impact your eyesight as well. The term “alcoholic eyes” refers to the ways in which your eyes can be harmed by alcohol consumption. Below, we look into...
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22
Feb

Emotional Sobriety Tips for Long-Term Recovery

It is important to think about emotional sobriety, no matter where you are at in your journey to recovering from drugs or alcohol. Although there are a lot of physical hurdles to overcome, without also focusing on your emotional recovery, you may easily find yourself turning to drugs and alcohol over and over again throughout...
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