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Understanding Alcoholism Treatment

Alcoholism treatment is rather simple, but the terms and levels of care and treatment options can become confusing. This article will seek to explain the importance of alcoholism treatment as well as the types of care available.  Alcoholism: A Growing Problem According to the National Institute of Health, more than 5% of all Americans have …

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The Importance of Alcohol Detox

The Importance of Alcohol Detox

Alcoholism is a dangerous problem that affects the lives of millions around the world. In this article you will learn all about the importance of alcohol detox, and common withdrawal symptoms. If you or a loved one are struggling with an alcohol problem, life in recovery can be in your near future. Oftentimes, the most …

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms: The Common Signs

Alcohol addiction and alcoholism are becoming more and more prevalent in America. Withdrawal from alcohol often causes mild symptoms like depression and anxiety, however it can also lead to seizures, hallucinations, and even death.  According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health, it is nearly impossible to predict withdrawal symptoms in a …

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Warning Signs of Alcoholism

Common Warning Signs of Alcoholism

Alcohol is often characterized by withdrawal symptoms, erratic behavior, and a withdrawal from responsibilities and family. However, there are other signs of alcoholism that can help you or a loved one identify a problem with alcohol. In this article, you will learn all about common warning signs of alcoholism. Signs of Alcoholism Alcohol use often starts …

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Bradley Cooper’s Road To Recovery

Bradley Cooper is proudly approaching 12 years of sobriety. Despite being a prominent face in films focusing on drugs and alcohol like The Hangover series, he was sober and actively in recovery during the filming and release of the entire series. He is also well known for his performances in American Sniper, Limitless, and A …

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We’ve Got Your Back: Heroes Treating Heroes

During the pandemic, local paramedics, police officers, firefighters and other first responders have stepped up to the plate, working hard to safeguard our lives, our homes and our businesses. Our state emergency response team is a Florida Division of Emergency Management providing disaster services, including coronavirus monitoring, to FL residents.  These emergency service workers are on …

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College Students and Drug Abuse

The popular cultural image of college students getting high or drunk is one that’s pervasive. While it can seem like a piece of fiction torn out of a Hollywood script, the reality is that excesses that often lead to drug abuse are very common, and addiction is a serious risk for many college students. A …

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Florida Sues Walgreens & CVS for Role in Opioid Crisis

As state governments nationwide have begun to take aim at the companies that they believe played key roles in driving the opioid crisis, the state of Florida has extended the fight to include Walgreens and CVS. At the center of these lawsuits are accusations regarding efforts to popularize the drug OxyContin along with other widely …

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Is Drinking Ruining Your Relationship?

Figuring out how drinking alcohol might figure into potential problems in a relationship calls for a great deal of reflection by both partners. Alcohol consumption features in the social lives of many people, and one Pew survey indicated that about 13 percent of married couples met at a bar, nightclub, or similar setting. Even folks who …

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Signs of a High Functioning Addict

The stereotype of individuals with drug and alcohol addictions as being total wrecks leaves a huge gap in how we look for signs of problems and try to treat them. High-functioning addicts are people who defy that social construct. These individuals are able to deal with a number of life’s challenges while maintaining an addiction …

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