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Risks of Using Painkillers During Pregnancy

Some women use painkillers during pregnancy to treat health conditions such as back pain. But using painkillers while pregnant can cause problems for both the mother and her baby — especially when these addictive medications are misused. If you become pregnant while...

Heroin and Pregnancy: What to Do If You’re Addicted

Because heroin is one of the most widely abused drugs in the country, many women find themselves addicted to heroin after they become pregnant. While being addicted to heroin at any point is never a good thing, it’s especially unfortunate when the life of an unborn...

Street Names for Drugs

Have you recently overheard a friend or family member talking about a substance or pill, but they referenced it by a "street name?"  Over the years, users of these drugs have come up with code names to try and throw off others who might suspect they’re abusing.  Use...

Paying for Rehab: With and Without Insurance

The cost of addiction treatment is a common barrier that prevents many individuals from seeking professional help for their drug use disorders. Fortunately, many drug rehab centers offer a number of payment and financing options so these individuals can receive...

Alcohol During Pregnacy: How Does Alcohol Affect Unborn Babies?

When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, so does her unborn baby. Alcohol in the mother’s bloodstream passes directly through the umbilical cord to interfere with the development of her baby’s body, brain, and organs. Women who drink alcohol during pregnancy also face a...

How to Help Someone with Drug Addiction

Watching someone you love spiral out of control with addiction is not pleasant. At first, they might be able to keep it together, but eventually, you’ll notice their personal and professional lives deteriorate until they are the withered shell of the person you once...

Tips for Avoiding Drugs and Alcohol for the Holidays

The holiday season can be a fun time to celebrate and bond with friends and family. But for some, holidays can lead to unwanted stress and increased access to drugs and alcohol — both of which are factors that can be highly problematic and worrisome for those who are...

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to help people recover from drug use disorders. Some drugs can be difficult to withdraw from due to the way they interact with the brain to cause...

How to Get Someone Help with Addiction

Watching someone you love spiral out of control with addiction is not pleasant. At first, they might be able to keep it together, but eventually, you’ll notice their personal and professional lives deteriorate until they are the withered shell of the person you once...

7 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol use disorder affects roughly 18 million adults in the U.S. Alcohol abuse is not the same as alcohol dependence or addiction, but can still cause serious problems with your career, education, health, and overall livelihood. Knowing how to spot signs of alcohol...

Does Medicaid Cover Medical Detox and Drug Rehab in Arizona?

Substance abuse disorders and addiction affect nearly 12% of people with Medicaid over the age of 18. But for those who live in Arizona and have Medicaid, addiction treatment can be difficult to find since only a few drug rehabs that  can accept medicaid for medical...

Should I Travel for Rehab?

Now that you or your loved one has decided to begin addiction treatment, your next step is choosing a drug rehab center. While there may be plenty of local rehab centers near your home, you don’t necessarily need to stay in your area while recovering from addiction....

Jamie Lee Curtis Opens Up About Secret 10-Year Opioid Addiction

Jamie Lee Curtis recently revealed to People magazine that she struggled with opioid addiction for 10 years during most of the 1990's. The 59-year-old actress best known for starring in the movies Halloween, True Lies, and A Fish Called Wanda said absolutely nobody...

Common Holiday Triggers to Avoid Relapses

Holidays are meant to be joyous, happy occasions that bring friends and family together. But for some, holidays can pose a risk for substance abuse and relapse due to reasons such as stress, loneliness, and increased access to drugs and alcohol. If you or a loved one...

Top 7 Signs My Wife or Husband Might Be an Alcoholic

Everyone likes a drink now and then, but when excessive drinking becomes a habit, it’s known as an alcohol use disorder (AUD). An AUD poses serious risks to the health and safety of the individual in question and requires treatment at both an alcohol detox center and...

FDA May Soon Approve New Opioid 10 Times Stronger than Fentanyl

Opioids have contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths within the last decade, yet drug manufacturers are continuing to release new opioids for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. The FDA is currently in the process of approving a new painkiller called...

Top 7 Signs My Loved One Is Abusing Xanax or Other Benzodiazepines

Experts estimate that as many as 18 percent of Americans have misused medications such as benzodiazepines at some point in their lives. You may have suspected for some time that your loved one is abusing Xanax or other benzodiazepines, but how can you know for sure?...

Dana Point Rehab Campus Launches New Website and Services

ORANGE COUNTY, CA. - October 15, 2018 - Dana Point Rehab Campus, part of the America’s Rehab Campuses network, announces the launch of their brand new website along with two new rehabilitation services. The services and website are both introduced with the goal of...

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