Blog May 2020 - Dana Point Rehab Campus
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  • Up to 75,000 Americans at Risk of Death from Substance Abuse and Suicide Due to Coronavirus
    Up to 75,000 Americans at Risk of Death from Substance Abuse and Suicide Due to Coronavirus

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a countless number of new and unusual circumstances that are difficult for many to embrace as the “new normal.” Loss of employment, social distancing,...

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  • What Is Alcoholism?
    What Is Alcoholism?

    Alcoholism, also known as alcohol addiction or alcohol use disorder, affects millions of people in the U.S. and contributes to tens of thousands of deaths every year. Yet, alcohol is...

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  • What Does Long Term Alcohol Abuse Do to the Body and Brain?
    What Does Long Term Alcohol Abuse Do to the Body and Brain?

    Alcohol is a depressant that slows the activity of the brain and central nervous system. This substance can help you feel calm and relaxed when used in small or moderate...

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  • COVID-19 Pandemic May Increase the Rate of Alcohol Abuse in the U.S.
    COVID-19 Pandemic May Increase the Rate of Alcohol Abuse in the U.S.

    Alcohol sales in the U.S. have risen during the past several weeks since the majority of Americans have been staying at home to slow the spread of COVID-19. The increase...

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  • Understanding Childhood and Adolescent Trauma to Shed Light on the Understanding of Addiction
    Understanding Childhood and Adolescent Trauma to Shed Light on the Understanding of Addiction

    Going Through the Mountain, Not Around It! In the PBS special series entitled The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers featuring the research of mythologist Joseph Campbell; Campbell spoke of...

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  • How California Is Increasing Access to MAT for Opioid Addiction
    How California Is Increasing Access to MAT for Opioid Addiction

    Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is used by many addiction treatment centers across the US to help people safely recover from opioid addiction. MAT is a combination of behavioral therapy, counseling, and...

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