Dangers of Mixing Meds with Drugs and Alcohol

Dangers of Mixing Meds with Drugs and Alcohol

Mixing any drug with alcohol is extremely dangerous and can be fatal. This includes prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, and recreational drugs. Drinking alcohol with medication or drugs increases the risks of health complications and harmful effects to the liver, heart,

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Is Marijuana Addictive?

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Marijuana use can lead to addiction. People often think that marijuana is safe and harmless. Anyone of any age, race, ethnicity, social status, or gender can become addicted to marijuana. A person who uses marijuana does not really know what

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Family Therapy: Healing After Addiction

Family Therapy: Healing After Addiction

A family needs a lot of time to heal after a loved one’s addiction. Addiction is a disease that affects everyone within the family. Addiction causes deep-rooted wounds and can leave scars that last a lifetime. Regaining trust and rebuilding

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The Harmful Effects of Alcohol Abuse

The Harmful Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse affects your body physically and mentally. When you drink alcohol, your brain builds up a tolerance level, which urges you to drink more and more to get the initial euphoric effects. Excessive drinking leads to a dependence on

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5 Ways to Prepare for Challenges in Recovery

5 Ways to Prepare for Challenges in Recovery

The temptation to relapse is difficult for someone with an addiction. During recovery, you need to prepare for challenges that put you at risk of relapse. This includes avoiding people, places, and things that relate to your lifestyle of using

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Why Consider Living Substance-Free?

Why Consider Living Substance-Free?

Recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a life-long process with many challenges to overcome along the way. When a person is addicted to drugs and alcohol, personal relationships with family and friends become compromised. Addiction can result in job

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3 Ways to Make the Best out of Recovery

3 Ways to Make the Best out of Recovery

Recovery does not end after treatment. It is a lifelong process. In recovery, you replace the old habits of using drugs or alcohol with healthy new ones. Living substance free will help you to discover more about yourself such as

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