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    • How Do I Know If I Have An Addiction?

      When someone starts using drugs, they face a high risk of succumbing to addiction. However, addiction doesn't happen immediately and it doesn't affect everyone equally. Genetics, your frequency and intensity of...

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    • What are Behavioral Models of Addiction?

      Throughout history, we've understood addiction in many ways that are fundamentally different. For a long time, the perception of addiction as a moral failing was uncontested. However, the scientific literature...

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    • Alcohol Withdrawal – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

      Alcohol withdrawal refers to the set of symptoms you will experience if you’ve been drinking alcohol regularly for a long period of time and suddenly stop drinking. Symptoms usually begin...

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    • 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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    • Coronavirus, Mental Health and Addiction – A Conflict of Perspectives?

      Dealing with recovery and addiction in a time of a viral pandemic is a major challenge! Every time I turn on my television within the last few weeks, I’ve been...

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    • Overall Look at Drug and Alcohol Addiction: How on earth did this happen?

      We are in the midst of an opioid epidemic that has inundated our country, if not the world. A recent estimate states that over 200,000 people have died of drug...

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    • What Is Substance Abuse Therapy?

      Approximately 23.5 million Americans have a drug or alcohol addiction, which translates to roughly one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12. Unfortunately, only 11% of people with an addiction...

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    • Fentanyl Detox: Overview, How It Works, and Detox Length

      Fentanyl detox is a medical treatment that helps people recover from physical opioid dependence. This treatment is widely available at drug rehab centers, hospitals, and health care practices that treat...

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    • Is Dabbing Dangerous? Learn the Dab Drug Side Effects

      Dab Drug Side Effects and Why It Can Be Dangerous Among the dab drug side effects that are still being discovered include psychosis, anxiety, severe hallucinations, and high levels of...

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    • National Recovery Month Raises Awareness of Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Addiction

      Since 1989, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has sponsored National Recovery Month every September. On this 30th anniversary of Recovery Month, the theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery:...

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    • 20 Shocking Alcohol Abuse and Consumption Statistics

      Alcohol use disorder affects 15.1 million adults in the U.S. and affects men nearly twice as much as women. An estimated 31% of driving fatalities in the U.S. in 2014 were caused by alcohol-impaired...

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    • Fentanyl Test Strips Found to be Effective at Preventing Drug Overdose

      Fentanyl is responsible for more drug overdoses than any other substance and has contributed to nearly 30,000 deaths in 2017. New evidence reveals that fentanyl drug test strips can be...

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    • Prescription Drug Abuse among Older Adults: A Hidden Epidemic

      When it comes to prescription drug abuse, older adults are often overlooked. Society tends to focus more on teens and young adults in terms of preventing, recognizing, and treating addiction;...

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    • Americans Spent Nearly $150 Billion on Illegal Drugs in 2016, Study Says

      According to a recent RAND Corporation study, Americans spent nearly $150 billion on illegal drugs and narcotics of all types in 2016. It is believed a similar amount of money was also...

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    • U.S. Drug & Alcohol Deaths Skyrocket to Crisis Levels

      The rate of deaths related to alcohol or drug overdose and suicide have reached catastrophic heights as disclosed in a study released by the Commonwealth Fund. The exhaustive report comprehensively...

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    • How Do I Know If I Need Rehab?

      As professionals, business people, successful adults, and high-profile individuals, it can be hard to admit defeat and ask for help. Has your drug or alcohol use become unmanageable? Is your...

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    • Demi Lovato Doing Well After Overdose and Drug Rehab

      American singer, songwriter, and actress Demi Lovato has been struggling with substance abuse for most of her adult life. After having recently suffered an opioid overdose that landed her in...

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    • Science and Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment in Orange County

      Substance use disorders are serious illnesses that can have long-term consequences on your health. According to research-based guides from the NIDA, a person’s ultimate success in recovering from addiction requires...

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    • Why Dual Diagnosis Matters When Creating an Addiction Treatment Plan

      Dual Diagnosis and Its Importance in an Addiction Treatment Plan. There are several factors that can cause an addiction. One of them is when the addict is affected by another...

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    • In California, Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Are Up 614% in Just 4 Years

      While the national opioid crisis makes headlines daily, another alarming problem has grabbed the state of California by storm: fentanyl. Dana Point Rehab Campus was featured on CBS-LA to discuss the nation’s alarming...

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