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Ask the Experts – How to Help a Family Member Struggling with Addiction

By |June 14th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Ask the Experts How Do I Help a Loved One Struggling with Addiction? If you have a family member who has been struggling with substance abuse or dependence, it’s ...

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The Truth About PTSD and Substance Abuse

By |June 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Substance abuse is often linked to other mental health disorders. It is commonly comorbid with mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety and unresolved trauma. One of the most common comorbid disorders is addiction ...

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What are the Long Term Effects of Adderall & Methamphetamine?

By |April 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant, most commonly used to treat the symptoms of attention-related disorders. Adderall works by increasing the levels of norepinephrine and dopamine throughout the central nervous system. Dopamine ...

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How to Tell If Your Family Member Is Abusing Alcohol

By |April 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholism is a serious, life-threatening disease that currently affects around 15 million American adults. One of the most difficult parts of alcoholism is watching someone you love suffer at the hands of it, while ...

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Study Report: The Effectiveness of Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12‐step Programs for Alcohol Use Disorder

By |March 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

On March 11, the study entitled “Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12 step programs for alcohol use disorder” and published by the Cochrane Library was updated with new information. Researchers John F. Kelly, Keith Humphreys ...

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Professional Sports Sober Athlete Highlight – Baseball Star Celebrity CC Sabathia

By |February 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guardian Recovery Network logo added to image. Image originally posted to Flickr by Chris Ptacek with license CC by 2.0 In Nov. 2016, New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia opened up about his struggles with ...

Early Sobriety Tips – How to Avoid Thanksgiving Temptation

By |November 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have completed a treatment program and achieved sobriety, you have much to be proud of. Going through the detox and withdrawal process from drugs or alcohol is both mentally and physically exhausting and ...

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Ways to Have Fun and Stay Sober in College

By |September 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Starting college can be both thrilling and terrifying. For many students, it’s your first time living independently. You’ll have to learn new life skills, like balancing your schedule to make sure you don’t fall behind ...

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Is There a Study Drug Crisis Among U.S. Students?

By |July 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For a high school or college student struggling to maintain a good GPA, a pill that helps them focus or stay awake for an all-night study session may seem like a magical solution. That’s why ...