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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...

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Opioids are a leading source of addiction and overdose deaths in the U.S. Understanding the opioid epidemic requires understanding what opioids...

How a 12 Step Program Helps Recovery

There are a variety of approaches to addiction treatment and support. This is true no matter if you have an addiction...

DUI vs DWI

DUI and DWI are acronyms that mean the same thing in some states, while in other states, they are different offenses....

Psychiatrist vs Therapist

Have you ever wondered about the terms psychiatrist vs. therapist? Perhaps you think that they are just used interchangeably and that...

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