How are the Centers for Residential Addiction Treatment proving Helpful for curbing Substance Abuse in Idaho?

July 6, 2008

There is more to the residential treatment program in Idaho than being the most sophisticated form of addiction treatment. This is a very comprehensive program that combines both medical and nonmedical techniques to bring wholesome treatment to the person. Read more

Substance Abuse Resources in Washington-Finding Options for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

May 16, 2008

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The state of Washington has several options to get in touch with substance abuse resources. Most of the people who are into alcohol and drug addiction in Washington are referred to treatment options by their families, social groups, employers, courts or healthcare organizations.

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Illinois-One of the Greatest Substance Abuse Problems

May 8, 2008

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The state of Illinois is at the forefront of all kinds of substance addictions in the country. Whether you judge it by sheer numbers or by the extent of the addictions, Illinois is head over shoulders with its various addictions.

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Substance Abuse Resources-Drug Rehab in Arizona

May 6, 2008

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Despite being geographically quite vulnerable to a high amount of drug influx within the state, being at the north of the drug stronghold of Sonora, Arizona is only moderately affected by the tentacles of drug addiction.

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Some General Statistics from Substance Abuse Resources

April 30, 2008

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Substance abuse is today a global problem. Alcohol abuse has always existed in the world, but in the last century, the world has seen an alarming increase in the number of people ruining their lives through drug addiction.

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Drug Abuse and Substance Abuse

April 21, 2008

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Having a drug abuse problem or a substance abuse problem is not something to take lightly.  It is not something that will go away if you ignore it.  Ignoring it can only make it worse. 

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Using Drugs and Alcohol to Numb Pain

March 12, 2008

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One of the common reasons why people begin on the path of drug and alcohol abuse is an attempt to numb pain their lives. Addiction to these substances can be a method of shutting out the unpleasant parts of life. Many studies have shown that drug abuse and alcoholism are related to mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, as well as the amount of stress a person experiences.

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How to Confront an Addict

March 11, 2008

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Sometimes it becomes necessary to discuss alcoholism or drug abuse with a loved one who suffers from it. This can be a very difficult situation. It’s emotionally draining at best, and can even be frightening if the addict has violent tendencies. Read more