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How Substance Abuse Affects the Brain

For people into any kind of substance abuse, it is most important to note that the entire root of their problems lies in their mind. Even when they took the substance they are now addicted to for the first time, their mind was a leading cause in it.

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Is Alcohol Abuse Worse Than Drug Abuse?

If you were to go by sheer numbers alone, you will find that there are many more people into alcohol abuse at a global level than into drug abuse.

We don’t speak of people who consume alcohol just for social purposes; when we speak about alcohol abuse,

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How Long Does Effective Drug Rehab Take?

Most people, when they have to house themselves in a drug rehabilitation center, ask this question to themselves. This is because they need to decide how long they will have to live in the drug rehab.

Though everyone’s addiction and their body responses to the treatment are markedly different,

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At Home Addiction Treatments

You can get your addiction treatment done at home if the idea of getting into an addiction rehab does not excite you quite as much.

Of course, if you trying to cure your addiction at home, you have to make sure that the drug addiction is at a mild stage.

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New Age Addiction Treatment Centers

They say that one has to kill poison with poison. But can you really do that when you are trying to treat a condition within your body? Do you really think that you can fight your addiction by pumping in antibiotics into your system?

Fortunately, most people are realizing that this is the wrong way to go about it.

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How Families Can Help Addicts With Addiction Issues

Family members are often the first to notice a loved one with a substance abuse problem. Unfortunately, they are also often the first people to be affected by someone with a substance abuse problem.

As those who know someone with the issue know, a substance abuse problem affects more than just the life of the person with the problem;

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Couples Seeking Substance Abuse Treatment

Many couples share a common substance abuse addiction. Whether it is an addiction to alcohol or drugs, many times when one person has an addiction, their partner will share the addiction as well.

Eventually, the couple may both agree that it is time for them to seek help for their problem and start substance abuse treatment.  

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Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Recovery

There are some major changes in your life that can happen almost immediately. If you get a new job that is very different from your old one and has a new schedule, the whole structure of your life can change in a matter of a few days.

When you have a baby,

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Completing Addiction Treatment

One of the most important things to remember when you go to a rehab facility is that the first days and weeks of addiction treatment are the most difficult. Experts say that it gets a lot easier for most patients after one to two weeks.

There is a turning point at this time that allows the individual to begin to focus on their long-term goals.

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Are Addiction Treatment Programs Tough?

When people think of treatment programs, they often think of the most extreme version possible; they see someone being dragged away, taken into hiding to go through some awful experiences.

The idea of a treatment program is thought to be one of the most painful (but with good cause) things to go through,

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