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Alcohol and Anger: Why Alcohol Can Lead to Aggression

Some would argue that of all the potentially dangerous and harmful substances out there, alcohol is one of, if not the most accessible. Anyone over the age of 21 can legally purchase alcohol, no questions asked. Not only that, but it’s practically everywhere. Gas stations, grocery stores, convenience stores, and restaurants. It’s almost nearly impossible to avoid.

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Klonopin vs. Xanax

When it comes to treating anxiety, the decision may come down to Klonopin vs. Xanax. These are the two of the leading prescription medications for treating anxiety disorders in the short term. They are both effective at relieving symptoms of anxiety, depression, and panic disorder. They are also benzodiazepines (or benzos) which are effective at calming neurotransmitters in the brain, giving individuals a respite from the mood disorder they are struggling with.
Doctors prescribe benzos for all types of mental health issues.

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What are the Consequences of Drug Abuse?

Drug abuse can happen to anyone. No one starts out wanting to be addicted to or abuse drugs, and some consequences come along with the lifestyle. Sometimes, just the knowledge of the consequences of drug abuse can be enough to deter someone from using drugs. While this isn't always the case, we believe it's still

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Is a Partial Hospitalization Program Right for You?

For those facing the ongoing demand to use drugs or alcohol, no amount of willpower will make that addiction go away. Your body has put you in a position of requiring the use of these drugs. That is why you need more advanced care. What is a partial hospitalization program, and will it help you to break free from your addiction?

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