How Does Drug Addiction Begin?

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No one starts doing drugs with the intent to become so addicted that they lose everything and ruin their life. Drug abuse starts for a variety of reasons, and prevention campaigns along with a comprehensive approach to addiction treatment can help address those reasons. Most importantly, we believe in encouraging…

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Healing the Addicted Brain

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For someone that has a drug or alcohol addiction, sometimes it can feel like you’re cursed to be “different” forever. While some of those traits come from having an addictive personality, there are deeper neurological issues at play. The problem with an addicted brain is that it has been recalibrated to require drug…

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Can You Get Addicted to Imodium?

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Imodium is an over-the-counter medication, which is typically used to prevent the occurrence of diarrhea. In light of recent events, many people are asking: can you get addicted to Imodium? We know that Imodium, or loperamide hydrochloride, also slows down the intestinal movement and digestion. However, this drug has also…

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Treating Addiction With Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

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There can be many effective therapies in treating addiction and substance abuse, and one of those is mindfulness based addiction therapy. When an individual enters Restore Health and Wellness, typically, their emotional, physical, and spiritual state has been lacking the proper care needed for optimal health. While a combination of different…

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Trump Launches Commission To Combat Opioid Crisis

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President Richard Nixon is widely considered to have started the war on drugs in the early 1970s;  a project President Ronald Reagan was enthusiastic continuing only a few years later. Now, it seems, a new Republican president wants to go to war with drugs in a different way.

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Am I to Blame For My Children’s Drug Addiction?

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The only thing harder than facing drug addiction may be facing your child’s addiction to drugs or alcohol. Raising and supporting a child with a substance use disorder can be scary, and to make it worse, most parents blame themselves for their child’s mistakes. Not only is this…

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How Long Do Drug Treatment Programs Last?

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Drug treatment programs vary in length for a variety of reasons, including the patient’s medical and psychological condition, the patient’s financial and insurance situation, and the specific treatment philosophy of the drug rehab center the patient has chosen to attend. However, the most common addiction treatment…

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