Category Archives: Addiction

  • 5 Ways Addiction Changes the Personality
    Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

    5 Ways Addiction Changes the Personality

    Addiction affects your life in many different ways. However, these changes don’t happen all at once – they occur gradually over time. This is why family and friends might...
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  • How Substance Use Affects Heart Health
    Monday, February 6th, 2023

    How Substance Use Affects Heart Health

    February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness for heart disease, the leading cause of death for men, women and people of most racial and ethnic groups....
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  • What are Opioids?
    Monday, January 23rd, 2023

    What are Opioids?

    We hear a lot about the high propensity for opioid misuse, addiction, overdose, and death. Opioids fall under illegal or legally prescribed controlled substances, such as narcotic stimulants, anabolic...
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  • Books About Addiction and Recovery
    Friday, December 16th, 2022

    Books About Addiction and Recovery

    With the shorter days and cooler temps, many find they spend more time indoors. If curious about addiction and recovery for a loved one or yourself, you can take...
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  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction FAQs
    Friday, December 9th, 2022

    Drug and Alcohol Addiction FAQs

    Although we see a lot of community outreach and drug and alcohol abuse education services, many have unanswered questions about drug and/or alcohol addiction. While some may feel hesitant...
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  • What is Hangxiety?
    Monday, November 28th, 2022

    What is Hangxiety?

    Although not a medical term or diagnosis, hangxiety is a well-documented phenomenon and a buzzword we hear a lot these days. Similar to your run-of-the- mill hangover, hangxiety is...
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  • Gratitude and Addiction Recovery
    Monday, November 14th, 2022

    Gratitude and Addiction Recovery

    With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, a lot of us are thinking about the ways we are thankful. From our health and families to new opportunities and...
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  • Your Brain on Rewards
    Monday, November 7th, 2022

    Your Brain on Rewards

    Like anyone, we enjoy rewards. Whether it’s a strong internal drive or desire for something tangible you can hold in your hands, incentives can motivate our actions and behaviors....
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