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New NIH Study Uncovers Common Genetic Indicators for Substance Use Disorders
Reading Time: 4 minutes A groundbreaking NIH study has uncovered common genetic indicators for substance use disorders, offering valuable insights into the genetic factors contributing to addiction.
Addiction and Codependency: Are You Helping or Hurting Your Partner?
Reading Time: 7 minutes If you are currently in a relationship with someone who struggles with addiction, it’s may be a relationship with codependent attributes.
What is Alcoholic Neuropathy? [Guide]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Alcoholic neuropathy is nerve damage that occurs in someone who drinks alcohol excessively.
How to Get Help After Losing Your Job to Addiction
Reading Time: 7 minutes Published: 12/16/2022Updated: 3/9/2023 One of the biggest fears many individuals have is getting fired from a job due to substance use. Whether you use it
What You Need to Know About Carfentanil
Reading Time: 6 minutes Carfentanil is a drug that has begun to play a role in the many overdose deaths across the United States every year. If you or
What to Look For In a Substance Abuse Counselor [Complete Guide]
Reading Time: 6 minutes When you’re investing time and money into your health, it’s understandable to want to make sure you’re getting the best care possible. If you are
Starting Recovery With Detox [Guide]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Once a person has decided to get treatment for their addiction, they may be unsure what route to take to recovery. One of the routes
Does Alcohol Affect Birth Control? [Guide]
Reading Time: 8 minutes You’re taking birth control for a reason. The reason you’re taking it is to prevent pregnancy, so it’s only natural to have concerns about alcohol’s
Drug and Alcohol Detox During Pregnancy [Guide]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Is it possible to detox while pregnant? This is a very important question considering the dangers of drug and alcohol use for pregnant women. We discuss detoxing from illicit substances while pregnant safely.
Getting Sober Before Your Wedding [Guide]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Weddings are widely considered one of the most important life events. It’s natural to want the occasion to work out perfectly. So if you struggle
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