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Why Do Addicts Lie?

Addiction is a disease that affects people in multiple ways. Suppose you’ve never faced substance abuse or dependency. In that case, it can be difficult to understand the motivations behind, and effects of alcohol and drugs can have on an…
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Dangers of Self Medication

While hardships and stress are a normal part of life, it’s still tough to live through. We’re not born knowing how to deal with emotional issues, mental health conditions, trauma, or stress. It’s through our individual experiences that…
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5 Symptoms of Depression

Depression afflicts 17.3 million Americans, or just over 7% of the total population. However, that figure only represents those who’ve received a medical diagnosis. While unknown, the actual number is much, much more significant. Although…
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Benefits of Teletherapy

One of the internet's greatest attributes is its potential to provide millions of Americans with access to various health services, even from remote regions. Today, digital technology has transformed how many are receiving healthcare amid a…
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Depression and Alcohol

Alcohol has a firm foot in our culture and seems fitting for most of life's events–good and bad. Even with booze readily available, escaping life's troubles can prove to be an impossible challenge. At times it seems the only place to find…
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Online Alcohol Abuse Counseling

Online alcohol abuse counseling confirms that new developments in technology and telehealth can showcase addiction treatment efficacy for some. Alcohol addiction treatment modalities are evolving as science acquires a new understanding of…
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Drinking a Fifth of Vodka Everyday

Do you drink a glass of your favorite alcoholic beverage with dinner every night? This would put you in the top 30% of American adults consuming alcohol (per-capita). The top 10% of alcohol consumers clinically diagnosed with severe alcohol…
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Rehab Options for Alcoholics

Alcohol is one of the most addictive and lethal substances impacting millions nationwide, yet it’s persistently viewed as a nonissue. While alcohol-related deaths continue to surge, many remain ambivalent about the seriousness of alcohol abuse,…
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Substance Abuse Disorder Symptoms

Today, substance use disorder (SUD) afflicts over 21 million Americans and continues an upward trajectory. As a complex behavioral and brain disease, addiction doesn’t simply impact overall mental and physical health, but it also can take…