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How Substance Abuse Harms Relationships

People with substance abuse problems put their health at risk. That much we know and would be alarming enough if that were the end of the story. But it’s not. Substance abuse cascades its pain over family and friends. To calculate the true cost, you must understand how substance abuse harms relationships. The answers are…

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Why Do I Need Alcohol Abuse Counseling?

Why Do I Need Alcohol Abuse Counseling? Do you ever wonder “why do I need alcohol abuse counseling?” Have you ever found yourself wanting to control your drinking, but were unable to stop once you started? Do you regularly drink, or semi-regularly engage in binge drinking? Has alcohol consumption begun to disrupt your personal and…

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Substance Abuse Assessment

Substance Abuse Assessment As addiction progresses, it becomes obvious that a user has a problem. However, it may not always be obvious to the user or the people around them. For this reason, a substance abuse assessment is a valuable tool that identifies the nature and severity of the addiction. A substance abuse assessment allows…

national substance abuse prevention month 2019

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month 2019: Important for Our Youth

As we enter the month of October, we prepare for National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. For those families who are struggling with addiction, this month offers hope. Many institutions will be promoting substance abuse prevention programs as well as providing information for people. If you or someone you love is in need of help with…