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Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline: What Happens After You Go Cold Turkey?

Do you dread the weekends because you have a family member who drinks too much? Are you looking for ways to help your loved one sober up and start over? There are more than 15 million Americans with an alcohol abuse disorder, but only about 6% of them get treatment. If your

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How to Stay Sober at the Bar with Friends

It’s Saturday night, all of your friends have invited you to the bar. You love hanging out with your friends like anyone else so you want to go but you’re also a recovering alcoholic who doesn’t want to hang out around the booze. Just because you want to stay away

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How to Get Sober: Your Step-by-step Guide to Finding Treatment and Staying Clean

For those who struggle with addiction, it can often seem like there’s no hope at all. Being trapped in a self-destructive cycle takes its toll on the addicted individual, ruining lives and relationships for as long as the addiction continues. There is help available for those who are wondering how

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Drug Rehabilitation: How to Talk to Your Loved One About Going to Rehab

Drug addiction is a great and terrible beast. According to experts, as many as 23.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs or alcohol.  This carries a myriad of negative side effects. Drug abuse wreaks havoc on the body and can lead to unemployment and stress in your relationships. And if someone you

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Dangerous Opiates: List of Commonly Abused Prescription Opioids

It’s no secret that there’s an opiate addiction problem in the United States today. Many people don’t realize the seriousness of the problem, though. Did you know, for example, that more than 130 people die every day from an opiate overdose? While some people overdose on illegal opiates like heroin, many people