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What Does Drug Use Cost Society?

Drug and alcohol abuse cost society billions each year. The estimated cost of drug abuse in the United States currently exceeds $740 billion annually and continues to grow. To put such a staggering number into context, that is the equivalent of 435 duplicates of the Space Shuttle Endeavour orbiter, 1200 Air Force One jets, or…

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Addiction Treatment on TV

Television is one of the most popular forms of entertainment today. Whether someone is watching basic cable, streaming shows from a streaming service, or watching a DVD, televisions are usually their medium of choice. With the rise of streaming services over the past few decades, many people have gained access to exponentially more television series…

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Relationships in Recovery: Are You Ready For Them?

Addiction often causes feelings of isolation, abandonment, and rejection. That’s why, when you have finally reached the beauty of recovery, the desire for relationships in recovery can be overwhelming. After years of loneliness at the hand of addiction, it’s not surprising that a recovering addict would yearn for a partnership.  However, you must ask yourself,…

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Choosing a Treatment Plan

The very first step in addiction recovery is knowing that professional treatment is necessary. After that, it’s all about choosing the right method of treatment. Follow these steps to choose the best treatment plan for you or a loved one. Begin With a Personal Assessment After an individual is able to establish that addiction is…