September 2, 2021
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6 Harmful Myths About Detox
Detoxification (usually shortened to “detox”) is the process where the body expels harmful toxins, usually traces of drugs or alcohol. In the context of substance use […]
August 26, 2021
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Should You Stop Using Benadryl?
Diphenhydramine, the anti-allergy drug often sold over the counter under the brand name Benadryl, isn’t exactly something most Americans think of as a dangerous drug. While […]
August 24, 2021
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Why Brain Plasticity Matters in SUD
While we have made many advances in artificial intelligence and computing technology, the human brain remains more powerful than manmade computers, at least in some aspects. […]
August 19, 2021
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Facts and Misconceptions About Synthetic Cannabinoids
In the past few decades, a bewildering array of synthetic substances have started to become available on the market. Among these hundreds of different substances, synthetic […]
August 5, 2021
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Is Public Funding for Drug and Alcohol Rehab Worth It?
This topic is an emotional one for many Americans. While the clamor for increased healthcare funding has grown stronger than ever, there remains significant opposition within […]
August 3, 2021
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What Are The 5 Types of Alcohol Dependents?
Classifying medical conditions according to severity and type is a basic requirement for performing triage, and this is also the case for alcohol use disorder (AUD). […]
July 27, 2021
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Understanding Seroquel Misuse
Seroquel, a brand name of the bipolar disorder medication quetiapine, is one of the best-recognized and widely prescribed psychiatric drugs in the United States. It is […]
July 20, 2021
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Why Your Teen Might Need Specialized Rehab
Our knowledge of substance use disorders continues to evolve with time. There is now strong evidence that underage drinking, perhaps America’s most destructive rite of passage, […]
July 15, 2021
Can Music Help With Addiction Recovery?
It’s no secret that music can have a profound effect on our mood. Ever so often, you’d hear people say that music “saved them” or that […]