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Ways to Prevent Substance Abuse

2020-04-23T12:02:08-07:00

Drug addiction begins with a person’s increased use of drugs and is more likely to happen when started at a young age. In the case of adolescents, social influences such as peer pressure make it harder for teenagers to say no or quit. “Gateway” drugs like cannabis and alcohol may lead to harder drug use like cocaine, hallucinogens, and methamphetamines because of how normalized taking substances become to the user. While it might be impossible to prevent everyone from using drugs, [...]

Ways to Prevent Substance Abuse2020-04-23T12:02:08-07:00

How Drug Addiction Treatment Works

2018-09-14T12:00:34-07:00

Struggling with addiction is never easy to face, especially if you have tried to overcome addictions in the past or if your addiction has worsened in recent years. Learning how drug addiction treatments work and researching the different options and local resources near you is the first step to overcoming an addiction and living a healthier and more fulfilling life. Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Inpatient rehabilitation centers and facilities are optimal locations for individuals who have serious or life-threatening substance addictions. Choosing [...]

How Drug Addiction Treatment Works2018-09-14T12:00:34-07:00