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Is Marijuana a Safe Drug?

Is Marijuana a Safe Drug?

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center As both the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana continues to...

Drug Misuse, Abuse and Addiction

Drug Misuse, Abuse and Addiction

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center Addiction is a complex substance use disorder (SUD) that changes the...

Why Do People Use Drugs?

Why Do People Use Drugs?

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT When people consider drug use, they often think of recreational substance use or the use...

Addressing the Overdose Crisis

What Are Stimulant Drugs?

Content Reviewed by Cameron Bolish, M.Ed., CEO of PaRC Stimulants, also referred to as “uppers,” speed up the body’s internal systems....

Addressing the Overdose Crisis

Addressing the Overdose Crisis

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that the number of...

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The Severity of a Cocaine Addiction

Content reviewed by Gillian Bieler, LCSW, CSAT, Clinical Director at ARC Cocaine is a potent substance derived from the coca plant, which...

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What to Expect During Residential Addiction Treatment

Getting to a place where you are free from the shackles of addiction can feel like a distant locale located a...

3 Ways to Emotionally Prepare for Rehab

Deciding to seek out help for addiction is a significant step towards recovery. Although you may be ready for this next...

Understanding Your Substance Abuse Habits and Successfully Changing Them

When you are engaged in substance use, your brain becomes rewired to constantly seek out drugs or alcohol because it’s become...

For Professionals in the Mental Health Community: Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

“The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored.” – Daniel H. Gillson; NAMI...

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