Addiction & The Loss of Robin Williams

robin williamsThe world grieves the loss of Robin Williams. His bright spirit will no longer shower us with his magical gems of unfettered brilliance. We regret that he must not have known we gladly would have reached out to Continue reading

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5 Tips for Helping a Friend to Enter Addiction Treatment

personThe first Sunday in August is friendship day, and it’s a great time to examine what being a friend really means. It’s an opportunity to examine the friendships that you have in life and to see what you can do to be Continue reading

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Study Shows Certain Symptoms in Teens May Contribute to Addiction

teenParents with teenagers obviously want to do everything they can to keep those teenagers from using drugs. There is almost nothing in society that can ruin a teen’s changes at living a productive Continue reading

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10 Tips to Recover from Addiction

recoveryAddiction really can happen to anybody. There is absolutely no way to predict which people will become addicted to drugs and which ones will be able to stay clear. You might think that someone that comes from a Continue reading

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5 Tips to Make Life Simpler After Addiction

easyIf there’s one thing you can count on drug abuse to do, it’s that it will complicate your life. You can feel like you have all your “ducks in a row.” Everything in your life is planned out. Continue reading

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How to Return to Life After Addiction Treatment

personGoing to a rehab center to fight a drug abuse problem is the absolute best first step that a person can take to overcome addiction. It’s simply too tough for most people to stop using drugs on Continue reading

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Veterans are at High Risk for Prescription Addiction

veteran“War is hell.” It’s an often-quoted saying about warfare that has been proven true countless times. The scars from battle aren’t just physical – soldiers bring home mental wounds Continue reading

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Government Summit Held on Opiate Addiction

summitOpioids are a class of drugs which include heroin and prescription painkillers. The current nationwide abuse of opioids creates a devastating impact on our nation’s public health and safety. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 2011 statistics, an estimated 110 Americans died every day as result of Continue reading

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Why the Elderly are Becoming More Prone to Addiction

elderly personMost Americans know at least one person that has used drugs in the past or is using drugs right now. Besides the fact that millions of us use Continue reading

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Common Issues in Oklahoma Due to Addiction

peopleThe National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that drug abuse and addiction have adverse consequences for individuals and for our society. The overall estimated cost of substance abuse Continue reading

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