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Famous & Addicted: What Can We Learn From Their Experience?

Filming Addiction does not discriminate against gender, race, culture, religion, or socioeconomic status. Many famous people from television, movies, politics, social media, etc. have been addicted to various substances. According to statistics from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 22.7 million Americans need drug or alcohol treatment [1]. For many celebrities within our [...]
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Will Going to Alcohol Treatment Affect my Career?

Man painting for his career Life of an addict is at times dual in nature. On the one hand, the individual has a functioning family life and career with social and moral obligations. Then there is the dark side where that same individual loses himself to alcohol. Maybe the stress of work was too much, or life pressures were becoming [...]
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Women & Alcohol: What College-Aged Women Need to Know

College woman drinking alcohol Contributor: Marissa A. Angileri, MSW, CADC, Addiction Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Center Going off to college can provide a sense of starting a new chapter in life, a feeling of freedom from parents, a chance to explore the real world, and beginning to make decisions for oneself. After the stress of choosing the right college, [...]
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Fighting Drug Abuse in Your Community with Government Grants

Man explaining Addiction to Loved Ones while drinking coffee The United States is currently facing an overwhelming and undeniable problem with substance abuse. An inability to examine and solve this issue comes at a high price, costing our nation both financially and emotionally. In 2015, the economic cost of the opioid epidemic alone was six times previous years, costing the federal government $504 billion [...]
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What to Do If Your Sober Living Home Isn’t Really Sober

Man considering sober living It is often believed that recovery really starts once treatment is fulfilled. As the patients transition back into their normal life, they require continued support more than ever in order to help them prioritize recovery throughout this highly vulnerable time. These days, many drug treatment centers offer outpatient treatment services to make this transition smoother. [...]
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