Addiction

Substance Dependence
Top 5 Factors That Influence Substance Dependence August 20, 2018 6:59 pm - , , - Leave your thoughts

Understanding The Factors An overwhelming number of people are affected by substance dependence. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 20 million people age 12 and over reported struggling with a substance abuse disorder within the past year. Substances contributing to addiction include alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, misuse of prescription pain pills, stimulants, and benzodiazepines like […]

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Opioid Addiction in Women
Opioid Addiction in Women October 4, 2017 5:19 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Of the many people addicted to opiate-based substances and prescription medication in America, many are women. According to recent data from Blue Cross Blue Shield, a federation that represents 36 separate United States health insurance organizations and companies, between 2010 and 2016, the number of people diagnosed with opioid addiction increased by a staggering 493%, indicating a problem that is […]

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Addiction in Young Women
The 7 Main Causes of Addiction in Young Women September 20, 2017 7:51 pm - - Leave your thoughts

The years when a girl becomes a woman can be a confusing and fragile time, particularly with the pressure of social media and the crushing expectations that are placed on girls who are still slowly developing their identity and sense of self-worth while their bodies undergo extensive changes. It is possibly the heightened pressure resulting from the rising dominance of […]

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Advantages of Women's Rehab
The Benefits and Advantages of Women’s’-Only Rehab July 12, 2017 7:39 pm - , - Leave your thoughts

Men and women have quite different biological and emotional dispositions and the reasons behind women getting into addiction can be quite different from those of men. Gender-specific treatment at women’s recovery centers is often better able to meet these different needs more effectively and have been found to have higher patient retention rates as a result. The many benefits and […]

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Nicotine and Caffeine Drugs Addiction
Are Nicotine and Caffeine Gateway Drugs? November 22, 2016 5:21 pm - , - Leave your thoughts

In today’s world, caffeine and nicotine products can’t be considered non-hazardous chemicals.  Both can lead to the consumption of stronger drugs, and both are used widely across the nation.  While both have obvious health hazards, caffeine and nicotine might carry deeper dangers.  They’re legal, easy to obtain and can be habit-forming.  Not every men and women’s drug rehab center teaches […]

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Addiction treatment
Five Innovations Made in the Addiction Recovery World November 12, 2016 12:26 am - , - Leave your thoughts

Addiction treatment has come a long way, and statistics show several promising new medical directions.  Today, approximately 10 percent of Americans suffer from addiction.  Of these, only 13 percent will seek treatment.  Rehab for women and men is on the rise, but experts are still figuring out new ways to remedy the age-old psychological and physical issue. Rigorous exploration of […]

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addiction out of control
Signs your addiction is out of control October 19, 2016 11:36 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Drugs don’t see color, age, or income; they only see victims.  There are numerous reasons that people may turn to drugs or alcohol whether it be to escape a traumatic event that occurred during someone’s past, succumbing to peer pressure, or even experimenting on their own free will.  Whatever the reason may be, there are services available at drug addiction […]

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