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No Family is Immune to Today’s Opioid Crisis

Shadow of family facing opioid crisis Contributor: Rogers Behavioral Health, with Michael M. Miller, MD, DFASAM, DLFAPA, Medical Director of the Herrington Recovery Center at Rogers Memorial Hospital. Overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 1999 to 2015, prescription opioids contributed to more than 183,000 deaths. What’s behind [...]
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Understanding 12-Step Programs Can Reduce First-Time Jitters

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Contributor: Nikki Baker, Content Writer at JourneyPure. Seeking treatment for addiction is a courageous and effective step toward recovery. But if the plan doesn’t include a way to stay connected with a positive support system, chances of relapse increase. It is typically recommended during post-treatment to attend 12-step meetings, which can bring about feelings of [...]
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Alcohol Abuse & Depression: Effective Treatment Options for Recovery

Woman struggling with Alcohol Abuse Contributor: Roseann Rook, CADC Clinical Addictions Specialist Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center When it comes to alcohol abuse, there is often much more than meets the eye. For the individual who frequently turns to alcohol, there are typically many complex factors that are influencing these behaviors. Alcohol abuse commonly occurs with mood disorders, including anxiety [...]
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