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Substance Abuse and Money Problems Often Go Hand-in-Hand

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, over twenty-three million Americans suffer from substance abuse problems and need rehabilitation treatment. Unfortunately, few of these individuals receive the treatment they need, and even fewer individuals actually understand what drugs are and how they affect the body.
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Substance Abuse and Denial

It may be common knowledge that individuals suffering from substance abuse problems routinely deny that they have a problem or that they need help, but few individuals understand why denial occurs. In fact, few people understand why drug use occurs in the first place, or how it can proceed into drug abuse and addiction. Drug
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Who Is Your Average Heroin User

In 1995, heroin was involved in nearly fourteen percent of all drug-related emergency room visits across the country – over seventy-two thousand admissions. Heroin is arguably one of the most addictive and dangerous drug substances currently available, with some individuals reporting that they suffered from addiction after just one hit of heroin. While heroin, and
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Is Promiscuity Related to Substance Abuse

The complexity of substance abuse and addiction problems means that they are rarely well understood and they are difficult to resolve. An individual who hopes to attend rehabilitation treatment for two to four weeks, during which time they abstain from drug use and participate in some individual and group counseling, and in so doing successfully
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Which Food and Drinks Are Bad For Recovery

Recovering from substance abuse and addiction requires that an individual address the many causes and effects of substance abuse and restructure their life environments, patterns and routines so that substance abuse does not occur again in their future. This can include learning how to communicate well with others and how to handle problems and difficulties
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The Most Common Ways to Pay For Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Over twenty-three million Americans suffer from substance abuse and addiction problems, but according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, only about three million of these individuals participate in the rehabilitation treatment they so desperately need. Among the many reasons an individual may give for failing to participate in rehabilitation treatment is the
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5 Tips For Lifelong Recovery

It is not unusual for substance abusers and addicts to believe that what they do with drugs or alcohol is their business, that it affects no one else and that they don’t need help from anyone. Few sober and healthy individuals have this idea about life in general, and acknowledge that things they do can
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